Sunday, June 8, 2008

Getting from good to WOW in your relationship

In today’s world maintaining a satisfied relationship requires planning and commitment. With everyone’s lives so busy, it is not automatic anymore to have time to nurture and enjoy our spouses/partners.

Just like a project, you need to set aside time to plan activities that you do as a couple. This creates shared memories that build and strengthen a relationship-the more you have the better the relationship withstands hard times.

Commitment is another important component in building stronger relationship. You must commit to sharing of yourself with the other, not just in activities but of yourself as in your thoughts and feelings.

But you say “we don’t have time for all of this” Then make the time. When something is really important to you, you actually find time and energy for it.

· Start by sitting together with your daily planners or calendar and find 1 to 2 hours a week.
· Choose an activity that you would both enjoy doing.

· Pencil it in your planner/calendar

· Get ready for the event

· Do It and have fun

This is what relationship coaching is all about. Helping you find the goal you want, set the strategies to get there and then follow through with actions.

If you would like to know more about coaching steps and the one-on-one approach , give me a call (703-915-2470) or email me ( ) for a complimentary trail session

"How will the world be different tomorrow as a result of our meeting today?" by Kathie Dannemiller

"People will be accountable and commited to what they have a hand in creating" from "Community: The structure of belonging" by Peter Block

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