Unloved But Still Lovable

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When you don’t feel cherished and appreciated in your relationship, it can lead to deeply painful feelings of being unloved along with feeling unlovable, writes psychologist Dr. Leslie Becker-Phelps. Feeling unloved entails a perception that your partner is not showing their appreciation, whereas feeling unlovable stems from a self-perception of being flawed or being inadequate. To change your relationship so that you feel more loved, four basic steps are suggested: clearly communicate your feelings, state what your partner does to create them, be clear about change you’d like to see from your partner, and explain how your relationship will improve when they change their behavior. While difficult, this can greatly increase your joy in living.

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