I read a beautiful piece of advice on Susie and Otto Blog and thought I must share it with you here.
In today’s world, one of the missing ingredients from almost all intimate relationships is something that might surprise you. It’s also something that most people don’t think about much these days.
It’s an ingredient that most couples who keep their relationships strong, growing and passionate over many years would say they have. They might not use the specific word we’re using to describe this “ingredient” but the meaning is the same.
What’s this missing ingredient in many intimate relationships that we’re talking about?
It’s doing what it takes to make the relationship sacred to both people.
The two of us learned the hard way that in order for a relationship, especially an intimate one, to thrive and grow throughout the years, you have to treat it as sacred and treat the other person as your best friend.
Neither one of us knew the meaning of “sacred relationship” and certainly didn’t do what it took to have one in our previous marriages–and both of those marriages ended in divorce.
When the two of us got together, creating a sacred relationship was very important to us and we have lived it ever since. It’s the juice that keeps our relationship passionate and alive for over 15 years (as of this writing).
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