By: Kyle Benson
“Part of what makes life meaningful are the goals we strive to achieve.” – Dr.John Gottman, 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work
With a new year upon us, many of us, myself included, start 2019 with new goals.
Your goals may be overcoming your attachment insecurity and getting out of debt. Your partner may have goals such as writing a book and eating healthier.
Underneath every goal and dream lie the secrets to what is meaningful. Goals offer insights into who we are and who we want to become.
Sadly, many of us do not talk about our dreams with the most significant person in our life.
Opening up about your goals and dreams can profoundly increase the intimacy in your relationship. Not only will you learn something new about each other, but you can also team up to create shared dreams or support each other in achieving independent dreams.
Here are 10 open-ended questions to ask each other about your 2019 New Years Resolutions:
Take your time asking these questions.
With the new year starting, it’s also a great time for reflection. Here are some more questions to build deeper intimacy (or in my cheesy language: into-me-I-let-you-see) when reflecting on 2018:
Many of us often struggle to open up about our challenges and our dreams. I know I used to. Use the new year as a new opportunity to build a deeper connection with one another.