Value Systems In Couples

What is the importance of recognising different value systems in the maintenance of a healthy relationship?

In longer term relationships some of the reasons for early attraction can become a significant cause of disharmony and relationship conflict if not properly acknowledged and addressed.

Each person comes to a relationship with their own value system that developed in their family of origin and the wider environment in which they grew up. These learned behaviors lead to expectations of how men 'should' relate and behave, and how women 'should' relate and behave.

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