The book for February is "You Are the One You've Been Waiting For" by Richard Schwartz
One of my favorite insights from this book is that we are responsible for our insecurities, vulnerability, and perceptions. Facing this truth, we become empowered to work through these
in a relationship without making our partner responsible for "fixing us". Richard S. states "When each partner has courageous love for the other, many of the chronic struggles most couples face melt away because each partner is released from being primarily responsible for making the other feel good. Instead, each knows how to care for their own vulnerability, so neither has to force the other into a preconceived mold or control the other's journey."
When we can acknowledge and care for our vulnerabilities, the relationship can be about two whole individuals coming together and allowing the relationship to be a place of secure learning, trust,…