"All of my previous relationships failed. How can I make the next one work?"
"I fall in love, everything is going great, until it does not anymore. What am I doing wrong?"
"How do I know that the person I'm dating is The One?"
I'm frequently asked questions along these lines by my coaching clients as well as friends and family. To get started on the topic, here are your Relationship Coach's must haves of a happy, healthy, and long-lasting relationship:
Feeling safe. Completely safe. 'Nuff said.
(Well, and being reasonably attracted to one another : )
Being compatible in life goals, lifestyles, and values, being willing and able to make a commitment, and mastering basic relationship skills.
Feeling loved, valued, and respected, especially in times of disagreement and conflict.
Having good character and a desire to continue to grow and evolve.
Do you have anything else to add to this list?