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    Posted February 22, 2014 by
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    Sexy Lingerie Only Last So Long...

     
    Sexy lingerie, romantic dinners, long stem roses, a box of chocolates, and champagne...the typical Valentine’s Day gifts have been given and probably forgotten. Now what? How can you keep the romance in your relationship for the next 51 weeks of the year?
    Here's what I know works. Give your Forever Love your promise to release him or her from one thing you most complain, argue, or harass them about. It’s that simple. For the rest of the year, right up to Valentine’s Day next year, just let that one issue go…Let Go Of It!!
    Decide right now to create a new mindset about that thing your mate does that drives you crazy.
    Whether it's the feet up on the coffee table, flipping through channels with the remote, the dirty dishes in the sink, the constant texting at the dinner table, forgetting to take out the trash, interrupting you when you are on the phone, or whatever they do that you have deemed unbearable…Let Go Of It!!
    If you are feeling really stuck, ask yourself these questions:
    How many more times am I willing to allow this situation to annoy me?
    What payoff do I get by finding fault in my partner?
    What does being "annoyed" keep me from having?
    Where did I learn to be annoyed by other people's behavior?
    Then:
    Turn that behavior into a positive. What’s the lesson in the behavior for which you can be thankful?
    Looking for the gifts is an invaluable skill in a world in which we can't control others behavior. While our partners may never change the quirks and idiosyncrasies that we find maddening, we can change our perceptions of them. And that mind shift within ourselves will make all the difference. I know…because one simple mindshift changed my world; and it will for you as well.
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