Relationships can be difficult, especially if we invest a lot of our time and effort into them. When we do this, we create a vested interest and we want to see a return. We were built for relationships (Genesis 2:18). God formed us in a way that we can have a singular relationship with a person or in a community where we can find support. When it comes to relationships we are triadic beings: emotional, physical and spiritual. While all three of these entities are not equally divided up, they do vary in percentages, as we need them to be at any particular moment in time.
The first part of this triadic relationship pattern is our emotions. This seems to take a greater toll on us than we care to admit. We will talk 24/7 if you let us but trying to get us to express our emotions in a careful and understanding way has us at a great disadvantage. Men are at a greater disadvantage as we are usual ...Read more