The bottom line often came down to either very different personalities or very different values.
The other significant variable was the inability of at least one partner to make a lasting commitment.
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I know that communication in my marriage is not good. What would you consider, "if a couple can't talk about this, that and that" then communication in their relationship is in trouble?
The great prize in marriage is Christ-centered intimacy; the great prize in dating is Christ-centered clarity.You want to be able to meet reactivity and hardship with the compassion and skills that allow you to stay true to yourself and connected in your relationship. You either get angry and say hurtful things or you disappear and shut down. You’ve got a pack of inner voices biting and barking . You need new tools to express honestly while staying in a heart connection.You know that the depth of trust and safety in your relationship increases each time you meet stress in this way. OR, you want to learn to relate compassionately to yourself and live your values in all of your relationships.Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!Some forums can only be seen by registered members.But there are ways to Using "soul words" helps develop a greater awareness of your inner experiences.And once you begin the awareness process, you will be amazed at how thoughts, feelings and reactions become clearer to you.We all do well to make decisions in dating with that reality in mind.However, since long-distance relationships bring special challenges, they require special wisdom.I know that communication in my marriage is not good. What would you consider, "if a couple can't talk about this, that and that" then communication in their relationship is in trouble? Even if we just chat about a show we like or recite lines from a show we like once in awhile, communication is always there. We both know our money situation even though he does the bills.Good communication has two parts: being able to say clearly and directly and plainly what you are thinking or feeling and being able to really listen and really hear what the other person is saying to you if a couple wants to improve their communication, it is good to get outside help like a counselor. Personally, my husband and I never lack in communication. He always fills me in on bills and what we have to spend for the month. I'm not sure about the bolded part in your statement. If something is bothering either one of us that the other person did, we have no problem discussing it.