“I help women get out of their own way, so great guys like Albert Brennamen have a fighting chance. “ Yes that is a line from Hitch and yes I was watching it recently. It’s a darn good movie. But when I heard that line, I shouted all types of amens! I have found that the more I talk to various women, the more I realize that they are indeed in their own way.
It’s inevitable that sometimes you and your partner simply won’t see eye to eye. Sometimes it won’t even be a particular topic, but you’ll just be in completely different moods, one’s up, one’s down, etc. But I am learning that our pettiness is what will turn a simple disagreement or slightly uncomfortable interaction into something much bigger than it has to be.
If you’re an avid reader of the blog, you one, know that I put out a book entitled Dear Love: A Love Letter to you last year and two, that I normally reserve Fridays for Dear Love posts that cater to love and relationships. Well this time around I am enlisting the help of a few folks to get down and dirty with some relationship topics on the last Friday of every month for the Dear Love Roundtable!
People come together various different ways in relationships. But the couples that seem to be the most successful are those that say “We were friends first.” And sure maybe it wasn’t strictly platonic, you may have always had a thing for that person, but there was some point when nothing was too heavy and you got to know one another and genuinely enjoyed each other’s company. Friendship as the foundation to any relationship tends to be a solid base to help couples withstand all that may come their way as they venture into the realm of dating.