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6 Ways To Develop A Lasting Love With My Partner, Even Though We Have A Rough Relationship Right Now
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When it comes to building a healthy relationship between two people it requires a great deal of planning and hard work. It's one thing to just have a connection with someone, but an entirely different event to actually have a deep closeness with another person and grow a relationship. What must take place an order for a relationship to grow and flourish is the development and building of a solid relational foundation.

Building this foundation is just like pouring the concrete foundation for a new home. It is the key to the strength of the future home and it is the first thing you do before you ever start building the structure. I want you to picture two homes. One is built on a sandy beach near the ocean, the other is built atop a rocky mountain. Which one do you think will stand when the storms roll in?

The sands symbolize, uncertainty and lack of structure in a relationship. The rock portrays a feeling of confidence and stability. Which home do you want to live in? And if I asked you, which home are you living in right now? Can honestly say, I live at the top of the mountain?

What I want to share with you are the fundamental aspects of relationship building, in essence the foundation of a happy, healthy relationship. The elements that hold a relationship together and allow you to experience true joy even when the storms come.

Forgiving Love

Both of you must be willing to give each other a fresh start. We are only human and we do things from time to time that hurt the people we love most. You must let go of the aggression of being hurt and forgive your partner. In my opinion, this is the most important aspect of a solid foundation. If you can not walk in forgiveness everyday you can not have a truly loving relationship.

Serving Love

Look for what you can do for your mate, not what your mate can do for you. Simple as that.

Persevering Love

Prepare yourselves for the tough times, because they will come. If you don't survive the hard times, you won't see the good times.

Guarding Love

You must protect your love, in today's world there are soo many things that can tear a relationship apart.

Celebrating Love

Rejoice in the good times, rejoice in the hard times. Always, always celebrate each other for who you are.

Renewing Love

You must always be the water for your mate when they are thirsty. You need be there to build each other up and show that you truly care.

This was just a glimpse into what it takes to build a strong foundation and a lasting love. Now if you want to hear more elaboration on these six elements, I have much more to share. As the saying goes it's just the tip of the iceberg.


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