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The Openness Principle in Healthy Relationships

I’m here to talk about the fundamental principles that are in healthy relationships. It’s important for us to take a step back and look at the bigger picture of what really allows us to thrive in a relationship and what really puts us off on the other path of not doing well and not being happy together.

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The Openness Principle in Healthy Relationships

Hello, my name is Sevin Philips. I’m here to talk about the fundamental principles that are in healthy relationships. It’s important for us to take a step back and look at the bigger picture of what really allows us to thrive in a relationship and what really puts us off on the other path of not doing well and not being happy together.

The general principle that I notice is a general principle of openness, adaptability, changeability, being flexible with each other even when things are difficult in a relationship, that allowance – that kind of communication – really allows couples to change, to move, to adapt, to handle things and really to learn how to love and trust each other. Having that room in a relationship allows for really big lives. When you have a partnership where each person has a big life and you also have an amazing relationship, everyone is for the better.

On the other hand, some of us struggle with trust, insecurity. These things are very difficult and it drives us to behave in ways that are clingy, needy, possessive, controlling – ideas in which sometimes we want to close the relationship down and keep it from being bigger. Maybe we limit our friendships or the times that we have with other things outside the relationship. These typically don’t go so well for those couples.
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By | March 15th, 2013|Dating, Personal Growth, Relationship Advice, Romantic Relationships, Sex|Comments Off on The Openness Principle in Healthy Relationships

There Is Nothing Wrong With You

Couples-Counseling-Relationship-Therapy-MarriageIf you have spent a great deal of time and energy trying to improve yourself in order to make life work yet have been deeply disappointed, this article is for you. We are taught to believe that there is something inherently wrong with us. We spend […]

By | August 28th, 2009|Personal Growth, Relationship Advice|Comments Off on There Is Nothing Wrong With You

Break the Cycle of Reactional Living (Meditation & Mindfulness)

Couples-Counseling-Relationship-Therapy-MarriageThe holidays are rife with obligations. As the calendar fills to the brim, you may start feeling overbooked and overwhelmed. When you get scared or are in a hurry, your mind tends to speed up. When you speed up you become disconnected from the present, or […]

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That Crazy Committee in My Head (The Nature of Mind)

Couples-Counseling-Relationship-Therapy-MarriageMost of us have examined our minds and found a rough and ragged chatter that seems endless. That crazy committee in our head is getting together for our benefit, but in the end it brings us more suffering than clarity. The mind is an incredible tool. […]

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Breaking Down the Cycle of Self-hate (Gentleness/Acceptance)

Advice-Couples-Counseling-Relationship-Therapy-MarriageDeep down, many believe that there is something inherently wrong with them. We spend time trying to pinpoint our flaws. We hate ourselves for being flawed, and attempt to eradicate our shortcomings by punishing ourselves. We act out this self-hate with a plethora of defeating behaviors […]

By | August 23rd, 2009|Personal Growth, Relationship Advice|Comments Off on Breaking Down the Cycle of Self-hate (Gentleness/Acceptance)

You Are Responsible for Your Own Happiness

Advice-Couples-Counseling-Relationship-Therapy-MarriageYou may feel unhappy in your current situation. Perhaps you are waiting for someone to change, believing that’s what you need in order to be happy. It is true that others impact how you feel. However, when you base your happiness on someone else’s ability to […]

By | August 23rd, 2009|Personal Growth, Relationship Advice|6 Comments

Not Knowing Can Help You

Advice-Couples-Counseling-Relationship-Therapy-MarriageThe great obsession of human beings is to feel like we know what is going on in our lives and, consequently, feel in control. Not knowing, on the other hand, can be scary, if not terrifying, for most of us. This unpleasant feeling drives us away […]

By | August 22nd, 2009|Personal Growth, Relationship Advice|Comments Off on Not Knowing Can Help You

What is Your Story?

Couples marriage mindful counselingMost of us walk around with beliefs or “stories” about what other people think of us. A story is an assumption about what someone else thinks or feels about you that you don’t actually know to be true. “He doesn’t like me,” “She […]

By | August 22nd, 2009|Personal Growth, Relationship Advice|1 Comment