Hey everyone, happy Friday! Today I’m sharing some links relating to relationships – romantic and non-romantic! This time of year inspires me to take a look at the relationships I have in my life. What do I love about them? How can I be a better partner in any of my relationships? Am I being my true self and how does that tie into my role as a partner? Relationships are such an important part of our lives. Often, we have more relationships than we think! The barista we visit (almost) daily, the neighbor you say hello to every afternoon, and the person you (for some reason) tend to set your mat down next to in yoga – these are all part of our large web of relationships. Let these links inspire you to take a look at the relationships in your life.
You’re scrolling through your Facebook feed and it feels like all you see are pictures of happy couples, looking amazing and proclaiming their love for one another through a status update. Well, “According to a study published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, people often amp up their ‘relationship visibility’ when they’re feeling insecure about their partner’s affections.” Read more here: “Happy” Couples on Facebook Aren’t as Happy as You Think
When relationships suck, who is to blame? Here is a fun flow chart which looks at the steps that can occur once the “honeymoon phase” is over.