Sunday, October 30, 2011

Love and Relationships

Among Humans...even birds, animals and fish...relationships enhance
...also create a comfortable and a truly loving environment in which to live.
Often, lack of communication causes a "breakdown" of this arrangement.
These guidelines, if followed, will quell the troubled waters in one's life.

10 Universal Laws You Can Use to Improve your Partnership

The Law of Listening
Listening while you read the paper, watch television or work on the computer
is not listening.  Listening with  your eyes, attention and heart...IS!

The Law of Anticipating
It's a human need to have something to look forward to.
When you look forward together, you draw closer as a couple.

The Law of Appreciating
Appreciation can be as simple as , “I liked it today when.....” or “Thank you for....”
Simple, yet powerful.

The Law of In-Laws
Thank the in-laws when you can. In-laws may be very challenging,
but they also were responsible for creating the person with whom you fell in love.

The Law of Compliments
Saying something nice about your partner's dress, shirt and haircut are all 
nice things. You can go farther with, “I really like the way you handled the situation,“ or "I'm glad I am with you.”

The Law of Genuine Interest
Show genuine interest in your partner. You show genuine interest when you demonstrate that you've been paying attention to the other person.

The Law of Touch, Hold, Caress
A potentially fun law. Everyone needs to be touched. That one small gesture can contribute to a great deal of healing in a relationship.

The Law of Knowing the Dreams of Your Partner
It's even better still when you know someone's dreams and contribute to having some dreams come true.

The Law of Asking Questions
Asking questions shows genuine interest in another person. It compliments 
and honours them.

The foregoing, written by Jeff Herring and Maritza Parra,
appeared recently in The Hamilton Spectator.

Merle Baird-Kerr ... written September 21, 2011

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  1. Merle,

    You almost brought me to tears with this wonderful article. So special and insightful... all who love ... follow these lines and those who do probably do so already... What a lovely reminder of what true love can really be! You are such a lovely person to message this out to all of us... take heed as its true ! This has really touched me deeply.

  2. leave me "speechless". It's amazing that when I write these (for a reason) is unknown to me
    how my readers sense, react and respond! Thank you for your sincere acceptance and appraisal of these "Laws" that, if practised, spell a loving relationship!