Take me for example, one of my core values is authenticity.I struggle being in a job, friendship, situations, etc.Too many marriages start (and end) with vague and un-identified core values. Or are you constantly trying to hide who you are because they want you to be someone you’re not?
We all have values that direct us and help us make decisions – problem is most of us have never articulated what those values are.
And if you don’t know your values, how can you expect your partner to have a clue?
Not all values are the same and sometimes you can have two very good people with very good values, but those values can feel at war with each other.
() And it’s hard to un-wire 18 years of being shown how to talk and listen to others in family situations.
Sure we’re not our parents and we can work to change our communication habits.