It Takes Two

via Daily Prompt: Collaboration

It takes two to make a relationship work. If you are the only person working to save it and move it forward then it is not a relationship. I have been in relationships where I was doing all the work – and of course they did not work out. I’ve also had friendships where I was the only one reaching out – that gets exhausting as well.

Collaboration, compromise, understanding, acceptance, respect, communication – all necessary ingredients. Sounds like a tall order, doesn’t it? It shouldn’t be and if it does not come naturally, then cut your losses and move on. Surround yourself with people who want to be part of your life. I’ve learned this lesson the hard way, but I’ve learned it and realize that my time is valuable and should be treated as such. It’s not a selfish statement, it is clarity.

#dailyprompt

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About geminilvr

I have been through many relationships in my life, most long term, and they have all shaped who I am in some way. I try to find humor through the pain and heartbreak and find the strength to do it all over again. Navigating the dating waters in my forties isn't easy but hey what in life is? My blog is sprinkled with past relationships, current status and thoughts on it all! I hope my experiences make you smile, laugh or cry along with me and relate to the complexity that is life, my life, perfectly imperfect.
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8 Responses to It Takes Two

  1. So very true. 😘

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  2. bklynboy59 says:

    Good advice let’s hope others take it to heart.

    Liked by 1 person

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