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Exploring and discussing a variety of relationship topics and issues for people in all kinds of relationships; including partnerships, family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, roommates and more.

Sep 10, 2019

How do you feel when you constantly see your partner’s things on the floor, the dirty mess in the kitchen sink or the toothpaste pressed in the middle? The better question is - how much do you accept your partner? Accepting your partner, including their good traits and bad ones sounds simple. But, the truth is you do most of the inner work to achieve a certain level of acceptance.


Today, I discuss the things we need to accept in our partner and what it means to accept people. I explain how to shift your perspective and accept the other person for who they are. I also share the story of how I accepted my wife’s routine when we need to travel as well as how this acceptance impacted the way I see her, myself, and our circumstances.



“Acceptance is letting go of the struggle to want them to change.”   - Pripo Teplitsky


This week on Relationships! Let’s Talk About It:


  • The huge poison in relationships.
  • The kind of energy that’s detrimental to bring into the relationship.
  • How the relational differences pile up to the point of unbearable.
  • How to accept the other person when shame starts to surface.
  • How to reprogram yourself when in the process of accepting your partner.
  • The wrong mindset about changing and accepting people with addiction.
  • What to do when you feel like “fixing” your partner.
  • The role that tolerance plays in the energy of acceptance.


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