1. Attention Notice, listen, focus and really engage with the other person. Notice and hear words, feelings, experiences. 2. Acceptance Demonstrate in your words and actions that you approve of who the person is, their unique personality 3. Appreciation Express gratitude on a . Adult love rises from our deepest, most humane values of compassion, kindness, and nurturance, based on the ability to understand our partners' perspectives.
Drawing on the Buddhist concept of mindfulness, How to Be an Adult in Relationships explores five hallmarks of mindful loving and how they play a key role in our relationships throughout life: 1. Attention to the present moment; observing, listening, and noticing all the feelings at play in our relationships. 2. In an adult relationship, the male can have female friends and vice-versa without the world coming to a screeching halt. Each partner is secure in the other’s commitment and does not possess an unfounded worry about cheating or dishonesty. 9. You’re in .