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Simon On Relating Long-Term



Simon says, “Let’s go down this road together.” It
is worth considering. Going down the road with you could be just fine. There
are a couple of questions, though. What will it be like with you, what is your
idea of a successful long-term relationship? That is important but there is an
even more important question. It takes two committed people to make such a
relationship work. What is your commitment?



Simon says,
“My commitment is to be the best I can, every day, in every way. I cannot
promise you happiness, fulfillment, or satisfaction; but I do promise you the
highest quality interpersonal experience of which I am capable. You must also
know I have expectations of you. Just as I commit to my best, every day, I
expect you to make the same commitment. If our relationship can rest on our
mutual commitments, it then will be a serious challenge for each of us and a
wonderful, shared opportunity. To help you in your decision, let me share what
I think quality long-term relationships are like and how we should understand
our commitment and responsibilities to each other. Once you have considered
these ideas, you then need to thoughtfully decide whether you want to make the
journey with me. It is and will continue to be your choice.”





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