Mistaken Beliefs and What They Mean
The misbelief that working on the relationship equates to dysfunction. Quite the contrary. When a couple attends to their relationship, they’re demonstrating that they value each other. As a result, they increase communication, connection, caring and intimacy.
The belief that your partner should “just know” what you think, how you feel and what you need in a given situation. Unfortunately, mind-reading leads to misunderstandings, confusion, dissatisfaction and poor communication.
- Sex as Spontaneous and Mutually Satisfying
The belief that sex should happen effortlessly and that couples don’t need to talk about sex. This ignores the natural ebb and flow of sexuality, prohibits you from becoming more sexually intimate and doesn’t allow you to learn more about what turns your partner on or off.
You know the saying about assuming… “assuming make an “as”s out of “u” and “me”. Assumptions weaken a couple’s communication, often leading to conflict, fighting, a sense of rejection and neglect.
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