Today in a client’ session I heard myself say: A happy relationship with your partner might be your goal but it is not the purpose of (relationship) life. Let me explain.
The journey that counts
The famous quote “It’s not the destination but the journey that counts” leaves some questions unanswered:
- What is on the journey?
- What specifically counts as part of the journey
- What does it really mean?
Quotes are nice but often leave a lot to personal interpretation. Let’s have a look at that quote in relation to your relationship life.
Whether intimate, casual or relationships with siblings, parents, friends, colleagues, or employers – relationship are seldom easy. Even the best of friends struggle with each other, have misunderstandings or fights.
This is normal and to be expected.
Relationships, and specifically the closer they are, have the potential within themselves to trigger and bring up any unresolved issues.
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