A lot of times without even realizing it I can get into a mode of doing almost robotically and in such a head space that all I'm thinking about is forward progress rather than what is actually happening in my experience and body in a given moment.
I've found that when I'm in a "doing mode" in my relationship I can get myself into trouble (aka... unnecessary bickering or fighting) because I'm not present to what is happening between us.
What I've learned is that getting present to the emotions that both my partner and I am feeling is a pretty awesome skill to develop and it can make a tremendous difference in the connection I feel with my partner.
In this weeks blog, I speak more about connecting with both our partner and our own emotions through developing the skill of empathy. Give it a try and let me know how it goes!