Tough times are inevitable in any relationship when you’ve been together long enough. Family drama, infidelity, or financial strains can be scary times for any relationship. These stressors have the ability to bring you closer together or take the relationship beyond the breaking point. Tom and Lisa discuss one of the scariest situations they’ve faced together, Lisa’s health. Even if the problems you are experiencing are completely different, there are 3 nuggets of wisdom from their situation that you apply to your own.
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.
Health Scare | Lisa on the difficulty and stress her health issues put on the relationship [1:12]
Helplessness | Tom’s on feeling helpless finding a solution and relying on mindset [4:07]
Problem Solving |When your frustrated and cannot solve the problem for your partner [7:31]
Awareness | Lisa on being mindful, checking on your partner and being connected [7:56]
Pulling Through | Build trust so your partner can help you see your blind spots [11:01]
“I want to solve problems, and you just want to be heard is like a constant issue.” [7:45]
“Beyond that, it’s a relationship. So even though I’m going through this problem, there’s two of us.” Lisa Bilyeu [9:10]
“When someone’s going through a tough time, I think it’s very easy to be so focused on you, right? I’m going through this, I’m having a problem. People need to understand, you know, why can’t you be there for me? But that’s not fair, because the other person is still going through that.” Lisa Bilyeu [10:13]
“You sacrifice out of love, and out of commitment, and I think it’s very important to not take that for granted with each other.” Lisa Bilyeu [10:34]