How you see things affects how you respond to situations and circumstances around you. When you change your thoughts, behaviors, or beliefs- you can ultimately change your life. In the same manner, you also have the ability to create change your relationship. Commit to changing yourself and your relationship dynamic using these 7 tips…
Believe in Yourself- Sometimes you have to reinforce that you are a good person and you deserve to be treated as such. If your partner is bringing you down- you need to evaluate your relationship and have a discussion about what you need to feel supported. You have to believe that you are worthy of a good partner and a healthy relationship. You have to believe that you can have the love that you desire.
Be Confident- Be confident in your personal power to be happy. You should feel good about yourself and your relationship. Your relationship should enhance your life! And you should feel empowered by your partnership- the support, love and security that you feel because you are together. You should know that your partner has your back and there should be confidence that your relationship is strong. Work to build the solid foundation that you need to feel optimistic about your future.
Have A Positive Attitude- Attitude is EVERYTHING- if you feel good about your relationship- your behavior will typically reflect that. The way you see yourself and the way you see your partner definitely matters in your relationship. You need to focus on the good in your partner and reinforce when they do things right! Having a positive attitude can go a long way. Focus on being a positive example and always uplifting your spouse.
Take Responsibility- OWN your relationship- recognize your part in your circumstance. You should realize that it’s not always their fault- sometimes you both contribute to the problems you face. Learn to work together to find the best solutions. Dream together, work together, love together. Take ownership for the direction of your marriage. Take responsibility for fulfillment and happiness in yourself and in your partner.
Take Action- Set goals for the relationship and accomplish them. It’s good to start small to gain momentum. This is a great way to build confidence in your relationship and in yourself. Have a vision of what you desire in your marriage. Then take steps to make it happen. It’s your responsibility and obligation to create the marriage you want. Always do your part!
Create Your Environment- Take pride in what you have and what you do. It’s YOUR job to make the best of your situation. Take the initiative to set the atmosphere in your home and set the tone of your day – create a healthy environment for yourself and your family. Speak life into your marriage. Encourage your partner daily. And provide the support and stability that your family needs. Create a “safe place” in your marriage where no one feels ridiculed or punished for making mistakes. Your marriage should feel comforting, loving, and secure.
Make a Commitment- Make the commitment to be “all in” your relationship. Halfway is NOT enough! When you are committed-you give effort, take risks and make sacrifices- basically you GIVE YOUR ALL! Commit to giving your best and take the time to figure out what will make your relationship successful. Success is a process and you have to commit to do whatever it takes to establish a strong, secure and fulfilling marriage.
When yor consider these 7 tips toward empowerment, you will gain greater awareness into what it takes for your marriage to be successful. You contribute to the balance of your relationship. It takes both of you supporting and encouraging one another. Make sure that you are doing your part and be confident that you can create the marriage that you want TOGETHER.