April 14, 2023
top trending topics
🚫 Don’t let jealousy cause a divide in your relationship.
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🗣️ Even happy couples have arguments– but you can totally fight nicely with each other.
tips & tricks for growth
so, you’re in love and you’re total opposites…
Is this your true love? Can your relationship last forever? Do you guys stand a chance? You’ve heard “opposites attract” and you’ve definitely felt that attraction, but you can’t deny how opposite you are either. (Your friends and family constantly remind you…)
Then, maybe in quiet moments, the nagging questions creep in…
How different is too different? Are we total opposites? Maybe opposites attract, but can opposites also drive each other crazy? Is there a point where you are so different that you are forced to concede that you aren’t compatible? Does it matter how different you are if both of you are willing to accept each other’s differences? Can there be a “balancing act” between the differences? He has this one t-shirt that he thinks is so cool and it’s all I can do to not burn it! THIS CAN NEVER WORK, CAN IT?
manage your stress, before it takes over your relationships
Are you overwhelmed with deadlines at work, wedding planning, the weekly to-do list, health concerns, drama on social media? Is stress taking a toll on your relationship? Do you find yourself taking out your stress on your significant other? If so, you’re not alone.
💔 Stress, handled wrongly, hurts relationships. It’s a reality. Often it’s the small stressors that build up and do damage.
We all face daily stresses. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could use a magic wand and remove all the stress in our lives? The reality is we have to learn to manage stress, not let stress manage us.
Stressed out people are more withdrawn.
Stressed out people see the worst in others.
Stress leads to exhaustion.
Stress makes us irritable.
Stress causes us to put other things in front of our relationship.
let’s get REALatable
It’s time to take things a step further & get a little intimate with a Q&A. What do you say?😉 Learn a little bit about the faces behind all of this relationship gold. This week we’re chatting with Anna Reeves McCutcheon, talented watercolorist, former FTF Intern, and now the Social Media Manager here at First Things First! Let’s get REALatable💛 & learn a little bit about her:
Q: First celebrity crush?
A: 👑 This is embarrassing, but it has to be Prince Caspian from the Chronicles of Narnia! haha
Q: What would be the worst job for you?
A: 📈 Any job that would require me to sit at a desk all day in a stuffy office! All I can think of is accounting.
Q: Do you play any instruments?
A: 🎸 I do! I learned how to play the ukulele in college, and then picked up the guitar over COVID.
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