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Tips to soothe ourselves when the partner needs space

Published on Sep 27, 2023 07:22 PM IST
  • From locating the emotions to practicing self-love, here are a few ways to soothe ourselves.
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There are times in a relationship when the partner needs their own space. The first reaction that we go for is to feel anxious about the stage of the relationship. However, this is an extremely natural thing in a relationship, and we should understand that to have a healthy relationship. "It’s easy for our brains to feel anxious and rejected when our partners or loved ones want some space, when what we really want is to talk things through. But respecting their need for space doesn’t mean you have to suffer in the meantime," wrote Relationship Coach Rebecca Ore. Here are a few ways by which we can soothe ourselves.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2023 07:22 PM IST

There are times in a relationship when the partner needs their own space. The first reaction that we go for is to feel anxious about the stage of the relationship. However, this is an extremely natural thing in a relationship, and we should understand that to have a healthy relationship. "It’s easy for our brains to feel anxious and rejected when our partners or loved ones want some space, when what we really want is to talk things through. But respecting their need for space doesn’t mean you have to suffer in the meantime," wrote Relationship Coach Rebecca Ore. Here are a few ways by which we can soothe ourselves.(Unsplash)

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The first thing we need to do is to get ready to feel comfortable about the thoughts that cross our minds. Once we are aware of the thoughts, we learn to acknowledge them. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2023 07:22 PM IST

The first thing we need to do is to get ready to feel comfortable about the thoughts that cross our minds. Once we are aware of the thoughts, we learn to acknowledge them. (Unsplash)

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The second step is to locate the feeling in the body and describe how it feels to us. Once we can feel that we can address them better. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2023 07:22 PM IST

The second step is to locate the feeling in the body and describe how it feels to us. Once we can feel that we can address them better. (Unsplash)

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We should learn to allow feelings and emotions to happen to us. Instead of escaping the way we feel, we should learn to address them. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2023 07:22 PM IST

We should learn to allow feelings and emotions to happen to us. Instead of escaping the way we feel, we should learn to address them. (Unsplash)

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The partner asking for space always makes us feel negative. But we should challenge such thoughts and try to understand their perspectives as well. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2023 07:22 PM IST

The partner asking for space always makes us feel negative. But we should challenge such thoughts and try to understand their perspectives as well. (Unsplash)

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Instead of looking for people to comfort us, we should give ourselves the love, care and affection that we need. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2023 07:22 PM IST

Instead of looking for people to comfort us, we should give ourselves the love, care and affection that we need. (Unsplash)

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