Question: How do you have tough love in a relationship?

Tough love is about creating boundaries and expectations and holding your partner to them so that they can grow. If your partner is only honest with you or only holds you accountable for your actions when they are upset with you, then this is not a sign of tough love.

How do you respond to tough love?

7 ways to respond to genuine tough loveListen to understand first. You cannot hear if you are preparing to defend your position at the same time.Be open-minded. Look at it from the other persons perspective. Pause before replying. Recognise your feelings. Acknowledge the feedback. Take it on the chin.Nov 17, 2017

Is tough love cruel?

When used properly and healthily, practicing tough love is good. If, however, its being used to manipulate, control, or for non-serious or non-harmful things like wanting your child to dress differently, tough love is bad. It serves to harm rather than help relationships.

Is tough love appropriate?

When used properly and healthily, practicing tough love is good. If, however, its being used to manipulate, control, or for non-serious or non-harmful things like wanting your child to dress differently, tough love is bad. It serves to harm rather than help relationships.

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