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5 things to subtract to add intimacy and meaning to the relationship

Published on Jun 05, 2024 06:00 AM IST
  • From blaming each other to monitoring and being in control, here are a few things that we should subtract from a relationship.
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Sometimes, to add value and affection to a relationship, we need to subtract the negative things from it. "Sometimes we need to subtract. We need less instead of more. Because in taking things away we actually receive," wrote Therapist Maria G Sosa. The Therapist further suggested the things that we need to subtract from a relationship to make space for more love, care, trust and affection. Take a look.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Sometimes, to add value and affection to a relationship, we need to subtract the negative things from it. "Sometimes we need to subtract. We need less instead of more. Because in taking things away we actually receive," wrote Therapist Maria G Sosa. The Therapist further suggested the things that we need to subtract from a relationship to make space for more love, care, trust and affection. Take a look.(Unsplash)

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Instead of writing passive aggressive back and forth texts, we should be direct with our concerns to the partner. That creates a better space for clarification. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Instead of writing passive aggressive back and forth texts, we should be direct with our concerns to the partner. That creates a better space for clarification. (Unsplash)

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We need to subtract the need to be right all the right. That creates arrogance in a relationship and takes away the fun of being a team together.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We need to subtract the need to be right all the right. That creates arrogance in a relationship and takes away the fun of being a team together. 

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We should subtract the reverse blame. Instead of putting it on the other person, we should understand their perspective and take accountability for our own actions. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We should subtract the reverse blame. Instead of putting it on the other person, we should understand their perspective and take accountability for our own actions. (Unsplash)

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Subtract the electronics. Some moments are meant to be enjoyed together, sans electronics and internet. We should enjoy those moments with our partner. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Subtract the electronics. Some moments are meant to be enjoyed together, sans electronics and internet. We should enjoy those moments with our partner. (Unsplash)

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We should subtract the need to monitor and be in control. In case we feel overwhelmed, we should be vulnerable and express it to the partner.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We should subtract the need to monitor and be in control. In case we feel overwhelmed, we should be vulnerable and express it to the partner. 

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