The idea behind empowering your ladylove is to make her feel in control of her life and help her realize her true potential. If you truly wish to uplift the woman in your life, it is important that you first embrace her flaws and not just the shining qualities. Even as you go about your day, it is vital that you tell her that you care and that she matters.
Here are 5 ways to support the woman in your life, without being patronizing!
1. Empower her 1st person
Who was the woman you love before she was the woman you love? She was herself, with hobbies and habits. So many of us sink into the day to day, forgetting that the one we love, was themselves before they were with us. And even though we are a “we,” she is also an “I,” and that is what supports her being her best self! So empower her 1st person!
2. Not just hear, but truly listen to what it is she says, does, and needs
Ask questions, offer feedback, and support, and truly be present in the moment, conversation, and day to do day more than you are not. She needs that, even if she doesn’t ask for it.
3. Time is precious, and time alone is even more
Whatever it is that makes up your family or relationship, time is precious for everyone, and creating the foundation for taking that time, even when you truly need her, is so empowering. Supporting the ability to make a choice, take a risk, and be supportive of timeless moments, will set a pace for boundaries. Breath. and time to reset what you know is so amazing about her.
4. Connect with her
Connect in the way you remember her loving so much when you first got together. We meet, try to impress one another, fall in love, and then life takes us on a ride that at times creates complacency, and disconnect from the things that connected her to you!! Support one another in feeling vulnerable, feeling special, and feeling the butterflies that felt so good that one day you met.
5. Like her as much as you love her
What does that mean? Love is beautiful and magical, but love also wanes in and out depending on the amount of effort and time put into it. What we forget is the things we loved so much about one another can also become the things we start becoming frustrated or annoyed with. Connect to that space, and remember what those things mean to her, why they are a part of who she is, each fiber of her good and bad, and remind, empower her, that you are in like with her as much as you are in love!
Final take away
Follow these tips and continue giving your partner your unflinching support and selfless love. You will help her appreciate her authentic self and reach her full potential.
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