To truly know your partner, it is necessary to first know yourself.
Understanding yourself can help you share who you are with your partner. With the stressors of daily life, reflecting on important questions of self-actualization can easily be forgotten.
Set aside intentional time to answer the following questions about your personal triumphs and strivings.
You may find it helpful to write your responses down or to share them out loud with your partner. And remember, no matter how you choose to complete this exercise, take your time, revisit these prompts as needed, and come back to them another time if you’re feeling overwhelmed.
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