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Giving Up Changing Your Spouse into an Exact Copy of You


Acceptance is especially necessary in the first stages of a relationship. It is like learning a new language. We consider some of the main obstacles in this process (emotional, moral, and spiritual factors) and how to overcome them. Trying to change your spouse into a copy of you is one of the most frequent and unconscious mistakes in the marital relationship. Mature acceptance renounces the fantasy of the ideal spouse to focus on the beauty of the real partner.