Relationship Dilemma Remedies

A Blog About Solving Common Relationship Dilemmas

Tip of the Week

Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see how that feels.

sunset-with-tom-and-suanOften, that’s a perfectly adequate explanation. I have time to iron my sheets, I just don’t want to. But other things are harder.

Try it: “I’m not going to edit your résumé, sweetie, because it’s not a priority.” “I don’t go to the doctor because my health is not a priority.” If these phrases don’t sit well, that’s the point.

Changing our language reminds us that time is a choice. If we don’t like how we’re spending an hour, we can choose differently.

~~ Wall Street Journal

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April 29, 2013 Posted by | Relationship Dilemmas | Leave a comment