December 8, 2022
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Cultivating a Peaceful Relationship.

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When your mind and heart are truly open abundance will flow to you effortlessly and easily.

Question: 

I have been divorced for 6 years and have two children (13, 10) with my ex-husband. I have been to your meditation retreats and read self helps books weekly. However, I still struggle with an unpeaceful relationship with my ex-husband. He is still a very angry and hostile person. How does one cultivate a peaceful relationship with someone who does not want the same and prefers hostility instead? With Gratitude

Response:

Like any relationship, you only have control and responsibility for your feelings and actions. Your emphasis needs to be on coming from a peaceful place when you interact with your ex-husband, without any expectation that his reaction will change. After all, you two have been divorced for 6 years, so the dynamics of the relationship are very different from a marriage where you two were living together. 

His anger and hostility reflect the difficulties he is having in his life, and he will have to deal with his issues when he is in a place where he is ready and able. You do not have much to do with when that might happen. What you do have control over is your own feelings.

Love,

Deepak

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