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Why Striving for 50-50 in a Relationship is the Lowest Standard

Every week Andrew and I try to take turns planning date night. One week he’ll plan it, and the other week I will. I think its important to always date each other. I know that life gets busy, especially for the mommies out there, I couldn’t imagine how busy your life must be and how hard it is to actually SPEND quality time with your significant other.

With that said, it is very important to MAKE time for each other. Making time for each other makes your significant other… feel… well… SIGNIFICANT.

You can’t call your partner your “significant” other when they are the one person that gets the least of your attention.

Giving your partner quality time is what caters to a healthy and fulfilling relationship. It allows both people to feel seen and understood.

Did you know that “LIKING” the person you are with might be more important than “LOVING” them? Oh yeah!… I said it! I truly believe its easy to overcomplicate and misconstrue love, but liking the person you are with is what allows you to work as a team (which I talked about in a past snap lesson, “I don’t feel appreciated in my relationship.”)

Here’s the bad thing though. Most couples believe that working as a “team” means both partners should be giving 50/50 in the relationship, and I am here to say, that is complete GARBAGE…

In fact, I think that is the LOWEST STANDARD POSSIBLE for a relationship. Watch the video and find out why!

Do you like these snap lessons? Please COMMENT below and let me know!

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Additional Resources:

4 Steps to Giving Fully to Your Partner

How to Choose Freedom Even When You Don't Feel Free

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Christal Fuentes

Christal is the Founder of The Ladies Coach. She lives and BREATHES her belief which is that you can’t find fulfillment in life WITHOUT mastering the art of relationships!

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5 Comments

  • Really loved the 50/50 part of the chat! Want to hear more on this if possible because we’re always being told to make sure everything is even and fair.. But after reading your book, now want to go above and beyond for my partner.. Just want to hear a bit more on this topic if you have time, thank you!!

  • Thank you Christal, I thoroughly enjoyed this snap – I am soooo happy it is now accessible anytime to watch and learn from! Listening to you speak is an absolute dream, angelic voice with a universe of meaning xxx thank you for everything you do. Love Erin xoxoxoxo (Australia)

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