- Listen when you spouse talks about his/her needs and concerns.
- Let your partner know your limitations in solving their problem.
- Find healthy ways to support your partner as they get help with their problem.
Commitment is about building a relationship over time. More specifically it is about supporting each other by focusing on the other's needs. It is not about doing for your partner what they can do for themselves or about rescuing them from unpleasant situations. If we do that we rob them of the opportunity to dig a little deeper within themselves to tackle the problem. Below are some quick pointers:
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