Love Lives on Two Simple Ingredients

What makes loving relationships strong and long-lasting — and does the absence of those same components cause downfall?

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Freedom

The ability to be authentically who we are while in a relationship is a given if it’s going to last, right? Turns out that it goes much deeper than that. As individuals we’re constantly changing because we learn, heal, grow, and evolve over time.

Respect

Everyone deserves to be respected and to show respect to others. Period. Yet, that’s certainly not how it plays out in most relationships. We get angry, frustrated, hurt, anxious, and triggered by past wounds—and sometimes we react in ways we’re not proud of.

Kelly Campbell is a Transformation Coach helping creative leaders become more conscious, cultivate teams with authenticity, and lead fully integrated lives.

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