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Michelle Alexander

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Poetry

Communication in Relationships

This is a post I submitted to “athomaspointofview.com”. I want to thank her for the opportunity to share my thoughts.

A Thomas Point of View

What I learned through my dating and relationship trials and tribulations is that communication is PARAMOUNT. To me the top 3 important components of great communication are, know they self, listening with the intent of gaining understanding, and patience. Yes, there are more components but these are my top 3.

How can you clearly communicate your thoughts and feelings to another individual without clearly understanding them yourself? Too many times we jump into situations unprepared because we failed to prepare. We don’t even know what we want from ourselves, yet we have the nerve to tell someone else what we want from them. It’s okay to take time to yourself and learn and love yourself. You can’t give love of you don’t have a surplus of love for yourself.

Are you listening or are you just waiting to talk? Sometimes we get caught up in the back and forth we…

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Poetry

Being With You

I can’t sum up the love in one day….too many aspects of our love to describe it one way…a love greater than anything I can write or say…you can wish and pray and never have a love this great…it may sound clichè but this has to be fate…your face brightens up my day when I wake…as real as can be, nothing is fake…everyday with you is a present and I thank you for the gift.