You may view your partner as your “everything.”
You may want to do everything with your partner, share every experience together. You can’t imagine doing any activity unless your partner is by your side.
You hope your partner feels the same way, but lately… he or she seems more distant, as if trying to push you away.
It’s possible you are doing this one thing that drives them away… Read on.
How to Understand What Your Spouse is Thinking
“I don’t know why Ed doesn’t get it,” Nancy complained to Karen. “I simply don’t know where he is coming from! I try to explain my thoughts and feelings to him and it is like he is living in a different world!!”
As Karen intently listened, Nancy continued. “I am worried about him not caring about us anymore. Maybe there’s another woman. Maybe I just don’t get it. I don’t understand, I am totally confused, Karen!!”
Karen thought for a moment and replied, “Everything may be different for Ed than it is for you. His world is different, everybody’s is. Jerry and I had a similar problem until we took the time to listen to one another. Then I was able to see how he felt from his point of view. I am wondering if you are aware of how Ed sees things.”
This is the second in the series of blogs regarding falling in love. I hope you found the first posting helpful.
Now on to this next blog.
Do you love your spouse?
I don’t mean in some abstract, “I love all people” kind of way. And I’m not asking if you love your spouse like a brother or some other member of your family.
I mean: Do you love your spouse?
Do you feel the passion you had when you first met each other? Do you share a deep connection that runs through your relationship like a powerful current? Is your marriage charged with the electricity of love?