A conscious connection is one that you build with intention. If you can bring a level of understanding into your love connection, it can only strengthen you and your partner’s bond. Working on yourself is an important component of establishing a conscious environment for your relationship to thrive. Having a good relationship with yourself first will help to lay the groundwork for your partnership to flourish. It will help to build trust and allow you to comprehend each other on a spiritual level, resulting in a stronger bond.

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It’s crucial to remember that in order for this relationship to form, you and your significant other must both work on these components together — you won’t be able to create a safe environment without your partner’s support and involvement. If there are truly things that both of you want, make absolutely sure to work as a team rather than as two individuals. 

Here are three strategies for developing a more conscious relationship with your partner.

Get To Know Yourself First 

Do you know what you require and desire? What are your life goals, and where do you fall short? Once you grasp these aspects of yourself, people will not be able to define how you should behave. Knowing who you truly are will enable you to transmit that perception to others, especially in your relationship. It will also make it easier for you to explain to your partner what you require at various stages of your relationship.

Learn about yourself outside of your job, title, ego, feelings, and thoughts. Spending time alone with yourself can help you understand who you are at your core, making things easier for you and your spouse in the long term.

Be Emotionally Smart

We can’t explain our feelings to others if we don’t understand them ourselves. Not sharing your emotions and feelings with your partner could make them feel distant or removed from you, thus causing rifts between the two of you. At no point do you want to make somebody you love and care about feel as if you are not dedicated to the relationship at hand, and regulating your emotions is a big part of demonstrating you care? Working on your emotional maturity and developing a better knowledge of how you react in different situations can allow you to show your spouse a more vulnerable side of yourself. If you struggle with this, couples counselling may help. 

Know And Talk About Your Boundaries

Determine your boundaries and ensure that you can express them in a healthy and non-demanding manner. Discussing limits with your partner guarantees that you and your partner both understand what you expect from each other in the relationship. It also provides a safe environment in which you can have more open interactions in the future. There will be no hostility between you two.

Setting boundaries isn’t always easy to talk about, but having uncomfortable conversations now will only enhance your relationship in the long run. Relationships are all about bringing two people’s lives together, and if neither of you can speak about what makes you uncomfortable or what you’re unwilling to compromise on, you’re setting yourself up for future disputes.

These three tips should help you to build a strong and meaningful relationship. Do you know of any other tips that could help? Please, share them in the comments below. 

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By Richie

I'm a 40-year-old father blessed with two wonderful children: a 13-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son. My life revolves around my beautiful wife, who is the cornerstone of our family. Without her unwavering support, none of what I do would be possible. By day, I serve as a network administrator for a local school district, ensuring smooth operations in the realm of technology. During the evenings, you'll often find me engrossed in various creative pursuits, from illustrating books to crafting websites or composing music. But above all, my priority is spending quality time with my kids. Parenthood has been a profound journey of growth and discovery for me, and now, armed with a keyboard instead of a pen, I'm eager to share my experiences and insights with others.

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