Want A Successful Relationship? Start With Yourself

April 25, 2011 by  
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Found the below  interesting article from a couple of days ago in the Huffington Post.

Lisa Firestone, a psychology expert on relationships, discusses how without personal development we keep reenacting our family relationships with our partners.  Combine with that our innate fear of intimacy – which keeps us from fully committing – and the odds aren’t great for a successful relationship.

I’ve written plenty about this subject because I know it all too well.  I’ve been married twice and in between had many unhealthy experiences.

My first marriage – when I was 20 years old – was very abusive and troubled.  When I finally pulled myself out of it, I was only able to do it physically, and so continued on the same pattern of ill relationships.

It took me ten years to realize that the problem had to also reside in me.  With billions of people in the world, I was always ending up with partners that truly didn’t respect or care about me?

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