10 key steps for effectively dealing with your partners ‘baggage’ – How to navigate conflict and difficult family dynamics.
Unless you are still with your childhood sweetheart, it is inevitable that your current partner has experienced a past without you in it. Meeting and dating later in life will undoubtedly mean your partner has accumulated some form of ‘baggage’ along the way, as most likely you have too. This could be emotional baggage, where you or your partner are still experiencing the residual emotional effects from past situations (most of us have this in abundance, a topic for another day!) or, the focus of todays blog, which is baggage in the physical form of your partners family, associations, ex partners or children.