Dr. John Gottman suggests that couples give purpose to their relationship through the use of rituals, roles, goals, and symbols. Altogether, these are known as creating shared meaning.
Creating shared meaning through goals is one of the most rewarding aspects of a relationship. What are your goals? What are your partner’s goals? Do you know? Talking about your deepest hopes and dreams will give you the opportunity to explore something together that can have a profound impact on yourself, your relationship, and much more.
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