How Do You Define A Relationship?
Can lack of affection ruin a relationship? First, let’s examine what creates a good relationship in theory. So what is love? Out of all the emotions Love ranks high as one of the most sought after, intense, and misunderstood that is known and experienced by individuals in any society. One of the reasons is that there are many varieties of love and many types of relationships. Of course what the majority of our human population desire to find are healthy relationships, a romantic relationship with a suitable, caring companion. For many individuals, amorous relationships are incredibly significant to their personal journey, affording a spring of profound fulfillment.
What Is True Love?
What is the true definition of love for you? Most people feel that the capacity to be part of a wholesome, caring, love relationship is a natural ability possessed by all however they are incorrect. What studies have found is that the basis or foundation of one’s ability to enter into and maintain a loving caring relationship begins in one’s childhood. An ability to carry on a mature, loving relationship has much to do with the people who were responsible for the individual’s early years, attributes of their upbringing mainly their safety, nourishment, attention, early education, and social stimulation to name a few.
Can lack of affection ruin a relationship? Let’s look at what others say about loving relationships have scattered a few inspirational love quotes throughout the post to help you along your way.
“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Life is a game and true love is a trophy.”Rufus Wainwright
When Will I Find Love?
Relationships are not written in the stars, but they seem to be built from existing models that have been learned from experience or at least gleaned through social contact. As much as understanding how to be in a relationship comes from relationship advice from your circle of influence it is not always right for you. If you have ever watched your parents do you feel they know how to be in a relationship? They were your primary source of education in regards to relationship advice.
Many people dread having the same experience that their parents did. And then you have those who look for signs of a healthy relationship by comparing their love life to that of their parents’.
How To Ruin A Relationship
Unsuccessful relationships can and do occur for a myriad of reasons, and the breakdown of a relationship is often the cause of high emotional agony and even physical distress which affect lives in so many negative results. One thing is certain, relationships are not to be taken lightly. They need to have much attention allocated to them and sincere efforts to do what needs to be done to ensure both parties are happy and fulfilled.
Can Lack Of Affection Ruin A Relationship?
Are we all just looking for affection or more? What do we all really want out of life; purpose, meaning, peace, acceptance, and if you are like most people a loving fulfilling relationship. When relationships are new there is an inert desire to create a bond, a desire to get as close as possible to your new partner. Energetically this results in an inter-mingling of your energy fields. When this happens, you experience your reality and theirs. As the relationship develops you may lose your clear connection with exactly who you are and crave your space.
“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” Franklin P. Jones
“True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element of calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.” Ellen G. White
Where does the disjoint come in? Interpersonal commitment is part of the involvement stage in relationship development and continued connection. Many relationships never reach this stage because it requires open, honest communication and trust. The lack of trust in each other can cause individuals to lose their personal space. To lose the ability to just be who they are. Not allowing people their personal space can be a sign of an unhealthy relationship. Signs of a deteriorating relationship are when an emotional withdrawal occurs from either or both of the partners.
Whenever there is a misalignment; there are ensuing relationship problems and an out of a balanced relationship. This misalignment can be in many areas however the most evident is the separation of yourself from yourself. Sounds confusing! You may have lost sight of your connection with the true you, your wants desires, needs, and aspirations as well as possibly your spiritual nature. Learning how to make a relationship work can be challenging but not impossible.
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How To Make A Relationship Better
In regards to relationship problems, communication is usually the crux of the issue. I work with many people on this type of work. They don’t come just to know where or when they will find their Soulmate. Many are seeking answers to difficult questions such as, “why do I ruin all my relationships, I ruined my relationship but don’t know how, or I ruined my relationship and I want it back”.
There are deeper issues and challenges than just learning how to fix a relationship in trouble before it goes too far. The best relationship tips and advice I can give you when you are facing any life issue is to look within. This can be a difficult journey to make, into your heart.
“We are born of love; Love is our mother.” Rumi
“Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.” Washington Irving
Relationship Problems, Whose To Blame?
Can lack of affection ruin a relationship? We need to look further. Forms of disrespect in a relationship can take on many faces. (Abuse in any way is totally unacceptable) However, there are personal issues that are not always obvious. Here are some of the things that I found in working with individuals when they are having problems with their love life:
SELF – are you respecting yourself?
- Do you know who you are?
- Do you know and accept the light and love that is you?
- Do you treat yourself lovingly?
- Are you in balance to you give yourself what you need to be in balance?
- Are you out of balance (giving-receiving)?
- Body spirit relationship (eternal and temporal self) – do you take care of your body?
OTHERS – all others are also deserving?
- We expect others to fulfill us and so we get wounded?
- Do we have too many expectations, judgments, and not enough forgiveness?
- Do you love and accept others unconditionally?
Can lack of affection ruin a relationship? The true signs of a healthy relationship are when you are happy with yourself. You cannot give love to another or accept love from someone unless you have learned to love yourself and every one of you is worth it. This holds with receiving and accepting affection. So the answer to the question, “can lack affection ruin a relationship”, the answer is yes.
These are just a few areas that we can look at when we are out of balance in our relationships. If you are looking at tips for a good relationship we discuss just that in this episode of Unlocking Your Truth, Can Lack Affection Ruin A Relationship. We discuss the energetic dance that takes place between lovers and others we are close to. If you still have related questions or are losing hope in a relationship and also feel like you are losing hope in life give us a listen.
“Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.” Torquato Tasso
“Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.” John Lennon
In this podcast, Can Lack Of Affection Ruin A Relationship, you will learn:
- 3 Techniques to make energetic separations from others.
- About the energetic dance between people in an intimate relationship.
- The difference between sex and love and the chakras that govern them.
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