55 Rules For Love – Rule #30 – Instead of Power, Aim For Balance

Power Vs Control My first thought on this rule is what is the difference between having power over someone vs having control over someone? Google’s definition of power is, “the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events.” Google’s definition of control is, “the power to influence…

55 Rules For Love – Rule #25 – Don’t Try To Change Each Other

Opposites attract. The differences that draw a couple together can become a source of many disagreements later in the relationship, if these differences are not embraced. However, there always has to be space to grow and learn as a couple embraces their differences along their path of personal growth and mutual respect. Complacency is certain…

55 Rules For Love – Rule #24 – Learn and Grow

Ways to Learn I’m thinking there are two ways a couple can learn: Learn a new hobby or activity together Learn about each other Ways to Grow – Working Together Growing as a couple can blossom while working on a hobby or project together, as this will inevitably bring about how you communicate, collaborate and…

55 Rules For Love – Rule #23 – Don’t Manipulate To Get Results

Manipulation Means? According to Dictionary.com, the definition of manipulation is: “…influencing or attempting to influence the behavior or emotions of others for one’s own purposes: a manipulative boss.” Psychology Today Canada defines psychological manipulation as one person is used for the benefit of the other – there is not a constructive give and take in…

55 Rules For Love – Rule #22 – Don’t Judge

Judgement Vs Opinion Don’t judge. My first thought is what is the difference between a judgment and an opinion. An opinion is what I think any given thing “should be”, not necessarily based on facts or knowledge. A judgement is the result of the facts of what I’m thinking about and come to a sensible…