Can you fix the one you love? Can you push your partner to reach for the stars?
It’s not easy to make a partner feel loved, safe and sexy while inspiring him or her to dig deep and strive to reach important goals.
Do you want to have a relatively comfortable life that feels loved and safe? Or, do you want to feel hungry and like there’s more you can accomplish? It’s hard to do both and it’s hard to help your spouse do both.
Your marriage doesn’t require that you cultivate ambition and nurture your spouse. There’s no requirement to expect your spouse to be and do everything.
You can coax your lover to be more ambitious with support. Reminders of potential are important if you want your partner to strive harder. Be sure you are trying to change your partner to be who he or she has the potential to be, not because of something you want.
Maybe your relationship is best served by an outside party coaching your spouse toward accomplishments. Pushing for fierceness may be best outside the relationship.
There are steps you can take to bring back passion and rediscover excitement with each other. Try to find more time and attention for each other no matter what. Engage in new and exciting activities together to bring adventure into your relationship. Laugh together.
Listen as Dr. Eli Finkel joins Dr. Pamela Peeke to share how to address having love and ambition in your relationship.
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