Questions to ask a man before dating him
() 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.And the test will come like a train on a dark and stormy night! I first asked this question in , and I think it boils down to this: Is their love based on YOU or is their love based on THEM? Your partner can look and smell like a rose, and yet continue to prick you with their sharpened barbs.Does your partner seek out ways to understand how you receive love and meet that need? If you or the person you’re dating loves out of their insecurities, their love will be needy and selfish. Are they willing to honestly talk about money at all or is the topic taboo?
Are you fitting and conforming to some abstract idea of what you think they want?
A spouse should be like a gold miner, going under the surface to uncover the invaluable stuff underneath.
Is the person you’re dating like a magnet trying to bring the best of you to the surface?
where I feel like I’m having to pretend to be someone else. How this plays out in my life, especially in the aspect of career, is that I struggle doing work I don’t believe in and isn’t aligned with who I am.
Authenticity forces me to intensely evaluate why I’m doing what I’m doing and strive to do work aligned with my beliefs.