“The Magic of Appreciation”…and 5 Ways to Show It.
There’s no other feeling in the world like the feeling of being appreciated. Even for the mundane “everyday things” in life. Even for the things we’re “supposed to do”. When we feel appreciated we naturally want to do more — give more.
Being the “giving” energy partner in the relationship, men really thrive upon our appreciation. The more we appreciate them, the more they instinctively want to give. It’s in their nature to give to us.
And yet, so often we withhold our appreciation. Why do we do this?
Do we fall into a way of expectation or complacency?
Do we fear somehow that lavishing too much praise will make us weak and vulnerable?
Do we fail to see what we ought to appreciate because we are too focused on what we DON’T have, rather than what we should be thankful for?
Are we too busy criticizing him to appreciate him?