Boldness in Relationships

Boldness in Relationships | A Simple Haven

This is day 12 in a 31 day series on Living Boldly. To read the other posts, go here. Welcome!

So far, we’ve talked about what living boldly is all about (according to me), boldly loving your home, and bold hospitality. Now for boldness in relationships.

If living boldly is acting in hope despite fears, then boldness in relationships is pursuing what you want your relationships to be characterized by–even in the midst of all the fears that come with sharing your heart with others.

My hopes and fears about relationships may be different than yours.

But the principle is the same: choosing hope over fear–even when those fears have actually been realized in the past and will probably be realized again.

Believing that we need healthy, authentic relationships, even when they take more effort than we feel like making.

I’ll share some of what this has looked like in my life over the next week. Until then, I leave you with a few good links for this lovely fall Sunday.

Boldness in Relationships :: Around the Web

Scrappy Friends :: Modern Mrs. Darcy

Why It Doesn’t Matter How You Feel About Your Friends :: Shauna Niequist for Storyline

Overcoming the Fear of Disappointment :: The Balanced Wife

P.S., you might also want to check out my blogging-friend Emily’s series, 31 Days of Gentleness for the Rest of Us. It compliments a series on boldness well :).

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Jenn is a mommy of three and wife to her best friend. She enjoys good books, having dinner guests, and elevenses. She is not afraid to lead a one woman crusade against the rampant misuse of the apostrophe. She is afraid to adopt kittens before the baby turns three.