Falling in love can knock you sideways. It is thrilling, soul satisfying and spectacularly out of this world. It can also make you thoughtless and selfish.
If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you may resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.
A reader wrote to me and described polyamory might be ‘best thought of only as a transitionary relationship to another.’ A stepping stone.
We respond with compassion to each others’ emotions. So when we open as emotionally vulnerable, we unlock the ability to communicate compassionately.
A transformed relationship is where you a free to look what works for the relationship, rather than at what makes you right or wrong.
A failing relationship has little to do with whether you include others, but whether your relationship is a healthy and stable one.