Bubby’s Relationship Wisdom #1

“One Mother Accomplishes More than 100 Teachers”
Like it or not, our first relationship is the most important one of our lifetime and everything that happens (or doesn’t happen) in it will impact all subsequent relationships. This is not a sentence, it is just how things work. The more you accept it, understand it and become aware of the raw spots you own because of it, the better chance you have to take responsibility for what is yours in the relationship. Even (or especially) when it so clearly seems to be your partner’s problem.
In the original yiddish:
“Ayn mame dergreykht mer vi a hundert lerers