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10 Relationship Tips from Various Mystical Traditions

by Gahl Sasson February 20, 2012 03:23 PM EST
The following wisdom comes from a variety of spiritual belief systems, ranging from astrology to yoga to Kabbalah to Taoism to good ol' common sense! Share these insights with the special people in your life and watch positive changes blossom! 1. Balance your relationships. Recalling the astrological wisdom inspired by Libra, be sure to give as much as you receive, talk as much as you listen and gift as much as youre gifted. 2. Try and give your loved one what they want before they have to ask for it. If you wait for them to ask, theyll most likely do it in a way that will make you overreact. 3. Give your partner space. While "location, location, location" is the real estate agent's mantra, "space, space, space" should be yours.
4. Communicate about everything, immediately! Dont wait. We have a tendency to hold things inside, isolating conversations in our head. 5. Don't punish -- even if they mixed the colors with the whites in the washing machine! When you punish the ones closest to you, you punish yourself. Its self-destructive. 6. When communicating, make sure you're not emotionally charged. Most of the ancient Greek tragedies are about the clash between the opposing forces of reason and passion. Both are needed in a relationship, but keep "reason" for conversations and "passion 7. Try to make friends with your partners loved ones, and they should do the same. The Sufi say, "Show me your friends and I will tell you who you are." Perhaps even more importantly, be sure to establish common friends as a couple.
8. Embrace change. According to Taoism, relationships begin with the Yang (masculine) principle, but to evolve must move into the Yin (feminine) principle. Yang is when we find love, have sex, but then must embrace the nurturing Yen and merge the two. 9. Never take those nearest and dearest to you for granted. That's the apocalypse of all relationships. Always take a moment to thank the powers-that-be for sending you your loved ones. 10. Always keep an element of surprise in your relationship. Spontaneity, adventures and doing things together will generate stories that belong only to the two of you. According to Kabbalah, God created the universe with a story. Create your own mytholo  
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The following wisdom comes from a variety of spiritual belief systems, ranging from astrology to yoga to Kabbalah to Taoism to good ol' common sense! Share these insights with the special people in your life and watch positive changes blossom!

The following wisdom comes from a variety of spiritual belief systems, ranging from astrology to yoga to Kabbalah to Taoism to good ol' common sense! Share these insights with the special people in your life and watch positive changes blossom!