How to Keep Your INDIVIDUALITY In A Relationship | Tom Bilyeu & Lisa Bilyeu

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So, you found the love of your life and you have so much in common. What happens when you reach a point where you have to go with your gut and it’s telling you to take a different route than you planned. The anxiety of turning down unknown possibilities and closing doors you thought made sense can be debilitating. When you add to that anxiety the realization of having to break this to your partner it can feel like cutting yourself off from air. You are entitled to change directions and take different paths even when they don’t align with the things that bond and connect you and your partner. Being supported and having the wisdom to know how to go about doing so without damaging your relationship is what Tom and Lisa are discussing in this episode. The task of closing doors that don’t serve you, changing directions and going after new dreams while making sure to not lose yourself in your partner’s passions and ambition takes awareness of self and a strong sense of your identity.
Relationship Theory with Tom and Lisa Bilyeu encourages healthy, loving, life long relationships. Whether you are fresh out of your last relationship, on a break, taking time to heal from a breakup, or looking for ways to strengthen the romance and bond in your current relationship, Tom and Lisa are sharing their 20 years of experience. They’re taking questions and giving relationship advice that will enhance all of your relationships.
SHOW NOTES:
Shutting Doors | Tom on why deciding what opportunities to not pursue was so important [0:46]
Changing Dreams | Lisa’s response to Tom changing the dream that bonded them [3:03]
Losing Yourself | Losing yourself over to someone’s passion and lack of strong identity [5:35]
QUOTES:
“Most people don't have anything to give up. They don't have a sense of identity, they don't know who they are, they don't know what they want, they don't have a strong sense of path and course and purpose, and because they don't have that they get swept up in the person who has more of that” Tom Bilyeu [8:00]
“It really is going into a relationship where like, what is important to you? And what are the things that for you, you have to keep for yourself and make sure that you don't let go of those things.” Lisa Bilyeu [11:13]

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