Rabbi rietti dating and marriage
He shared, “You can’t know the future.” He agreed that ten out of ten on both sides doesn’t guarantee a happy marriage.Circumstances change and what you are looking for may change.When you are in touch with what your wife is feeling and thinking and rediscover how to appreciate her, you will be building emotional intimacy which is the foundation of an emotionally intelligent marriage.Week 3: Like Yourself and Stay Married The main barrier to a successful marriage is NOT the fact that spouses annoy each other.Rabbi Rietti suggested that you ask yourself guided questions before you start to date, such as: I wonder what I will learn about myself during this date? He emphasized the idea that you can’t change another person.We need to ask ourselves how we can become more of the qualities we are looking for in our future spouse.Less than a year into her marriage, her father died, and she fell into a depression.She had held out hope of her father apologizing to her, and now that couldn’t happen. “The person you marry is not his or her body; you marry a sharing of minds.” He asked, “Are you the same as you were five years ago? Whomever you marry will not be the same in five years, and you will not be the same either.
He added, “People get divorced because they think they can’t handle the differences.” He went on to elaborate. The only person you control is yourself.” He suggested that we ask ourselves, “How confident am I that, entering marriage, I will be loving, respectful, sensitive, etc., even when there are differences?
Rabbi Jonathan Rietti has authored over twenty five lecture albums on topics including inner growth, health, parenting and Jewish identity, drawing upon his background in the film and advertising industries to entertain his listeners with powerful insights on love, happiness and 'emotional intelligence.' Rabbi Rietti currently lectures across the U.
on dating with purpose, given by Rabbi Jonathan Rietti, renowned speaker, on behalf of Chazaq.
Rabbi Rietti involved the audience as he began by asking people to share qualities they hope to find in their future spouse.
The audience suggested the following: good , giving, generous heart, caring, sensitive, selfless, responsible, trustworthy, honest, pleasant, faithful, patient, financially responsible, healthy emotionally and physically, chemistry.
The key is to restore friendship in your marriage and make your wife into your best friend, as she used to be when you were dating.