You are two completely separate individuals who are sharing each others lives. You do not need to have the same likes, the same experiences or even the same opinions, but you do need to honor yourself for your individuality and honor your partner for their individuality.
Tip#2 - You are on the same TEAM
Yes you are a team, if no one ever told you that, well I am telling you now. You are two individual players on the same team in the game of life.
Tip #3 - Play your position
If every person on a team played the same position the team would fail. You work together towards the goal(s), each person playing their position to the best of their abilities.
Tip #4 - Assume the other player is doing their best
Always build each other up, encouragement and support makes for a stronger team. Tearing each other down, pointing out each other's faults will break the team.
Tip#5 - Pick up the ball
If a player is hurt, makes a mistake or receives a penalty, then pick up the ball until the player is back in the game.
Tip#6 - Ask for what you need
Your partner is trusting you to play your position and they are playing theirs, if you need something than ask! Do not assume your partner is following after you checking to see if you are ok. This is a big compliment and an act of trust, so honor it and ask for what you need.
Tip #7 - Celebrate the scores!
When one of you succeeds or has a great play celebrate together. Be happy for your partner, acknowledge their goals and let them enjoy their moment in the sun.
Tip #8 - Huddle
Every team takes moments to pull together and set the game play, you need to do this in your marriage too. Make time to review, learn and take stock of the playbook, make sure you both understand the game, the goals and the plays to get there.
I hope you enjoyed The Game of Life Relationship Tips. One of the greatest joys in the human experience is the connection between two souls who are committed to journey through life together. These relationships bring us deep satisfaction and stretch our hearts with the depths of love. They also provide our greatest challenges and surface our biggest fears.
As our relationships grow and mature they change, we have moments of deep passion, connection so strong it leaves us awed at its intensity and other moments when we feel completely confused wondering who is this stranger, what happened to my partner? Where did the person I married go? These are normal processes in long term relationships. Just like you grow and change as a person, so does your relationship. How you decide to react to these changes will make or break your relationship.
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