But, in truth, the contract is a catalyst for a very honest conversation. What can we put in our contract that would make you feel safe, loved, seen, and cared for?
”You write down/type up all of the things that each of you wants to include, print it off, and sign it. you’ve just created your very own custom-made relationship contract! if you’re not sure where to start with your contract, much more detail is on its way.)I have had dozens of my partnered/married clients write up relationship contracts with each other and the benefits in their relationship (and my own, personally) have been far-reaching.
When news of Chan’s relationship agreement first broke, an online dating site polled its users to gauge how they felt about using a written agreement to get their significant other to commit to a date night.
You see them in pop culture too, from Any successful relationship, personal or professional, requires honest communication.
Creating a relationship agreement can be a great catalyst for a conversation with your significant other about what they value.
Co-creating your relationship contract with your partner will give you both the opportunity to be 100% transparent and honest about what is important to you in your relationship.
By getting it all out on the table early on in your relationship, you’ll be able to avoid fights, frustrations, and unnecessary internalized resentments because of the honesty that you brought to the process of creating your relationship contract.