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Why Being Vulnerable is the Secret to Richer Relationships

If you’re looking for something more in your relationships with those who are most important to you, perhaps the missing ingredient is unconditional

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Rich relationships cannot be observed, they can only be experienced. Take the plunge in to vulnerability and allow yourself to be immersed in unconditional love and deeply satisfying relationships.


love. To find this missing ingredient, you must allow yourself to be vulnerable. When you can be vulnerable, you can receive unconditional love.

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Putting Conditions on Unconditional Love

To decide to love someone unconditionally can be an easy choice to make, and it can be an impossibly hard commitment to keep. It’s easy when the other person

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No matter how much you love someone, no matter how closely you identify with that person, sometimes you must choose to maintain your boundaries and keep your distance.

is your sweet young child, or your cuddly pet. It’s hard when you cannot agree with many of the things the other person says or does. This is particularly true when the other person repeatedly violates your personal boundaries.

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Love Is an Action Not a Feeling

Love has been called the most powerful emotion. But real love isn’t a feeling at all. Love is an action, and because we choose our actions, giving our love to

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Love is felt and expressed through a series of actions that we choose to make.

others is a series of choices that we make. There are many different kinds of love, and the most enduring one is unconditional love, love that you give when you have made the decision to accept another person fully and totally. Continue reading


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