My husband and I agree that since entering polyamory our one on one relationship has grown for the better dramatically.
It’s like we took the fast track to expert level marriage since my metamour joined our family. (Although, ask me again in twenty years and I’m sure I’ll look back and say it gets better yet)
Let me be clear… We learned so much because we messed up so much. But I would say that a few months in, there was a particular shift between us.
I’m not sure it was conscious at first, though it certainly is now.
We decided to cherish our time together.
… And this opened a floodgate to positive and uplifting behavior. We looked each other in the eye. We found new words to tell each other how we loved each other. We listened. We opened our minds and hearts to the magic of our souls.
We look for all the ways we can make each other’s life better, and we are each grateful for every little kindness.
I have heard him tell me how I’m beautiful more times in the past two years than he mentioned over the previous 15 years. Likewise for me to him.
And I feel like I’m in high school again. Utterly twitterpated.
Because we decided to make our time count. Every moment.
Love is caring and affection expressed as positive behavior. Patience, kindness, loyalty, honesty and forgiveness. It is easy to say “I love you.” But, to really love we must back up our words with actions that feeling loving both to us and the receiver …
Imagine being Spock’s wife and you blurt out to him that you’re pregnant when he keeps asking if you’re sick.
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“With the symptoms you’ve been displaying, I have come to the conclusion that you should have Doctor McCoy take a look at you,” Spock’s brow push together in a concentrated furrow, his unique version of concern coming through in the way he continues upon your raising your own confused brow at him. “You seem to be sick.”
“I’m not sick, Spock.”
“Are you positive? Your behavior and overall wellness seem to be evidence of your being sick,” Spock insists, quite sure that he’s pegged you as being ill.
“I’m not sick, Spock!” you repeat, firmer this time as you crack a smile at him. Shaking your head, you sigh, “I’m pregnant.”
actual mental illness positivity: educating yourself on mental illnesses, their treatment and coping methods, constantly working on your self-awareness, broadening and improving your self-help methods, accepting yourself in order to move forward and grow as a person, knowing your weaknesses, seeking to achieve a comfortable, stable condition in order to live happily with yourself and surrounding people
tumblr mental illness positivity!! ☆☆☆
: these toxic behaviors and shitty traits are ~~totoes alrighty~~ if you self-dxed with these mental illnesses! don’t forget to prove everyone you’re mentally ill by publicly showing off those symptoms you read about on wikipedia that you might not even actually have. this post i made is about anime but i myself have 20+ disorders so if you don’t have those don’t reblog uwu