romance in action

Romance In Action: Re-read your lists

Take five minutes to re-read your list of the reasons why you want to improve your current or future relationships to motivate and inspire you to continue in this journey. Then put on some relaxing or uplifting music and visualize your dream relationship with your dream man! If you have a dream board consider placing your ‘shopping list and ideal dynamic’ on there (written from the exercises we did earlier this month).

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Romance In Action: List the healthy relationship behaviors covered in Mondays series post that you don’t often do

Today is the exciting bit! Take five minutes to write down the healthy relationship behaviors covered in Mondays series post that you don’t often do and write down an idea for each as to how you can better adopt these behaviors in future. For example, could you show your appreciation by words of affirmation to your partner more?

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Romance In Action: Learn Assertiveness Skills to Improve Your Relationship

Read ‘Assertiveness: A Journey Worth Taking’ to explore how to better assert your rights whilst also protecting your partners rights in future – remember true assertiveness is not about winning, it’s about finding a mutually agreeable compromise and respecting one another.

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Romance In Action: Discover What Rights Have Been Violated

Read ‘How to free yourself and assert your rights’. List if any of the rights covered in the article either you have violated to your partner or they have violated to you. It’s important to be honest so that you can then think of ways, invariably by using assertiveness, to avoid violating your partners rights whilst also protecting your own.

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Romance In Action: List the unhealthy relationship behaviors you have engaged with in the past

Read through this Monday’s Romance Central Part Three post and write down which of the unhealthy relationship behaviors you have engaged with in the past. List an idea as to how you can change each of these behaviors in future. For example, do you let resentment build by bottling things up? One of the ways you can avoid doing this is by learning assertiveness so that when things crop up that irritate you, you can bring them up in a calm way rather than exploding later on down the line.

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Romance In Action: Make an action plan of the ways you will find a suitable partner

Read over ‘Top Tips for Meeting a Partner’ and make an action plan of how you aim to meet possible partners from the article or from your very own ideas. It may sound calculated to go about meeting someone in this way but if you’re like me you may not go out all the time (and in any case, those you do meet at a bar or a club are usually just looking for one thing). Quantify it in real terms, which clubs do you plan to join? Research those types of clubs local to you. If they meet on a Thursday night for example, do you have the time and money to go? Then all that’s left to do is join up!

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