Building a good home takes intentionality and effort. Of course you will encounter headwinds that can cause deviation from the intended path towards harmony and intimacy.
While many have turned their difficult and tough moments around to become growth opportunities, others have fallen on the wayside. I have discovered that when left to fate, a polluted environment can and will damage any seeds planted in the relationship and destroy a couple’s future productivity.
Markers of a polluted environment include promiscuous mind-set, lack of accountability, shifting blame, abusive spirit, selfish and individualistic attitude.
We win battles better when we know what we are fighting against. Knowing that we are social beings and that we were meant for each other makes our connection key to a sustainable relationship. Otherwise, relationships die when we allow the pollutants or contaminants I have talked about above to infest the relationship.
For example, if you are driven by a selfish and individualistic attitude when you communicate, then, what you say can mean life or death to your partner and the relationship by extension.
Guard your words
Marriage life has proved that those who speak with care create a conducive environment for their love life. The idea here is to guard your heart and words because words create the path of your relationship. If your words are careless, then your partner cannot trust you. This means that the path you start to create for those you relate with could lead to ruin. Spice your words with moments of appreciation, affirmation and trust. Click to read more…