Acceptance: The Foundation of Lasting Relationships

Acceptance is an important element of successful relationships. Recognizing the other person for who he or she is and being attentive to the circumstances of the relationship moment by moment can greatly enhance relationship satisfaction. Accepting ourselves is also important; practicing self-compassion can facilitate our ability to accept our partners.

Be in the Moment, Feel More Secure

Recent research shows that the more mindful you are, the more secure you will feel in your relationship, which will in turn enhance your feelings of relationship satisfaction.