Managing expectations dating

07-Apr-2019 14:20

Just because there might be an expectation whether it comes from them or you, it doesn’t mean that it has a basis.I’ve expected a few relationships from some ’empty wells’ in my time.Everyone isn’t meeting your expectations all of the time so don’t single you out to be the exception to the rule. Whether it’s figuring out what’s going on in a troubling relationship, understanding you and self-care, or being more assertive, I’m here to help you guide you.At one point in our lives we moved 4 times in 18 months. I’m exhausted and worn-out and I feel like our marriage is drowning in all of these storms.” I hesitated to share any of this with my Beloved because I could tell he was exhausted as well.

Some of these people may have made some assumptions or put in a request, but neither are a contract stating that you “must” or “should” be or do something.

It’s why we have to learn how to deal with disappointment and bounce back from it, it’s why we have to recover from NO and not turn it into some massive ‘rejection’ of us as a person, and expectations being met or exceeded, or not being met is actually a huge contribution to the process of learning through trial and error in life.

Just because someone expects or requests something, doesn’t mean that you have to be or do it.

We were trying to live out our life bringing Him honor and glory in all we did. To walk out the Biblical commands of loving and respecting one another. So if you happen to have a permanent resident by the name of ‘trial’ living in your house too, today I’m going to share with you what I’ve done to keep my marriage strong when the unwanted guest won’t leave! It’s easy to look within and become discouraged thinking your life will never change.

And it’s even easier to look outward at your spouse and place blame or take out your frustrations. Look up and see that Christ is covering you as the rains come down on your marriage.

Some of these people may have made some assumptions or put in a request, but neither are a contract stating that you “must” or “should” be or do something.It’s why we have to learn how to deal with disappointment and bounce back from it, it’s why we have to recover from NO and not turn it into some massive ‘rejection’ of us as a person, and expectations being met or exceeded, or not being met is actually a huge contribution to the process of learning through trial and error in life.Just because someone expects or requests something, doesn’t mean that you have to be or do it.We were trying to live out our life bringing Him honor and glory in all we did. To walk out the Biblical commands of loving and respecting one another. So if you happen to have a permanent resident by the name of ‘trial’ living in your house too, today I’m going to share with you what I’ve done to keep my marriage strong when the unwanted guest won’t leave! It’s easy to look within and become discouraged thinking your life will never change.And it’s even easier to look outward at your spouse and place blame or take out your frustrations. Look up and see that Christ is covering you as the rains come down on your marriage.A lot of what we decide that people want from us is based on our own assumptions, beliefs, fears, etc.