Relationship values

30 Aug

Suspend judgement, reach out to me, reassure me, love me.


I have been thinking about what I value in friendships and relationships in general (e.g. the people I want in my inner circle).  Here’s what I came up with:

I am looking for and value people who:

  • Respect me.  Respect my opinion even if we disagree.  Are willing to see where I’m coming from.  Listen to me.
  • Keep in touch with me.  I appreciate when reaching out happens on both sides.
  • Have a sense of humor.  Appreciate mine.  Laugh.
  • Are willing to have deep conversations.
  • Are willing to grow.  Are working on their own healing work.  Are willing to acknowledge mine.
  • See my experiences as valid.
  • Are content with quiet moments.  Sometimes the best connections come from the spaces between words.
  • Are curious about what I’m doing.
  • Accept me for who I am.  Love me for it.
  • Are empathetic.
  • Communicate.  Are honest.
  • See and treat me as a peer.
  • Play.  Create…

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2 Responses to “Relationship values”

  1. alfgarnet August 30, 2015 at 7:33 PM #

    Like it , a very good complete list in my view and totally agree, take care ,

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