Thursday, December 20, 2007

Just Being Nice is Romantic

I just got off the phone with a really nice woman from San Francisco. She is traveling here to have a romantic getaway with her boyfriend who she rarely gets to see. She was such a pleasant person to speak with and it struck me that just being nice can be romantic. Listening to your spouse or boyfriend/girfriend can make them feel important. A lot of studies out there say that the feeling of importance is our number one need in life. A feeling that you matter -- that you belong.

So the next time you are feeling overwhelmed and don't have time to converse with your special someone, stop and take a moment to listen. You might be surprised by what you hear. And when it comes to finding a gift for your next anniversary or their birthday, you might actually get it right.

1 comment:

Cameron Sharpe said...

Once you’ve healed, you’ll be ready to love again. Dealing with a breakup prepares you for this. There’s always the chance you’ll be hurt, but this is just a part of life and you can’t let it stop you - besides, you’ll be able to handle your next relationship better thanks to the lessons you’ve learned. It’s even possible that you and your ex have both learned and grown from this experience and may be able to get back together and build a lasting relationship.