Going cold on our partners is often a sign not that we have stopped caring, but that we are – somewhere deep down – furious or hurt. Watch this video.
Going cold on our partners is often a sign not that we have stopped caring, but that we are – somewhere deep down – furious or hurt.
“The story of the path to coldness in love is well known. We start off full of affection for one another and then – with time – feelings fade. We start prioritizing work; we check our phones while they’re speaking; we don’t especially want to hear how their day went…”
Further Reading: 8 Mindfulness Exercises for Love and Compassion
There are many different mindfulness exercises online that can be explored in relation to love and compassion. However, this simple heart-centered practice is a great grounding meditation. It can be practiced without any additional tools and without requiring an extended period of time. You can practice this mindfulness exercise anywhere, bringing yourself into a comfortable seated position and closing your eyes as it feels safe to do so.