3 Lessons I Learned From Failed Relationships

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Relationships can be beautiful once you find the right person you want to be with. Whether it is friendships, family, or significant others. They all have the same thing in common: They involve two or more people. So after much reflection and insight I was able pick up some of the common characteristics that involve failed relationships and what things that can be done to move forward from failed relationships to successful ones.

The first lesson I learned was:

  1. The Importance of Learning From Your Mistakes:

Like someone I know told me. If I go into another relationship right after leaving my previous one, it would be like driving blindfolded on the expressway. I said EXACTLY! Keep in mind that we are not perfect and therefore, will make mistakes. But what will set you apart from the others is learning from what happened in that failed relationship. Once you have learned what ...

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Conversations Vs. Communication

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Conversations Vs. Communication


Conversations are for Winning and Communication is to Emotionally Connect with someone. So ask yourself before having a talk with someone. Do I want to win at the subject of the conversation or do I want to get to know and have a healthy relationship with someone. If you want to bond with someone or get them to like or get to know you. Then it is time to learn on how to communicate with them. 


Challenge of the Week: Ask yourself " Do I want to Win" Or "Do I want to Connect with someone" Then decide whether you want to have a conversation or communicate with the person you want to talk to.


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How Can I Say No Without Being A Jerk

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How Can I Say No Without Being A Jerk

  •  Can't they see I just want them to respect my decision.
  •  Why do I feel guilty? 
  • Why are they being a Jerk about everything.

It starts with: one day when a friend asks  for a favor. He says that he wants you to do something for them. You want to say NO, but then you begin to feel guilty and say Yes instead. Then when you do the favor, it comes out bad because you start resenting the other person for having you do something that you did not want to do in the first place. But then imagine, if you would have said NO, they would then talk about you saying how you did not want to help out and make you out to look like you are the Jerk in the whole situation. 

So the real q ...

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