Sacred relationship agreements (1)

The word “sacred” implies something highly valued, respected, and imbued with a sense of reverence. It conveys the idea that the relationship is held in high regard, with a deep appreciation for its significance and potential for growth and connection.

A Sacred Relationship is built upon love, forgiveness, and a shared sense of purpose. It is a deep bond where both partners or friends wholeheartedly support each other in their personal and spiritual evolution, intentionally transcending their self-centered perspectives to acknowledge the inherent sacredness within each other. Although there are no specific contractual obligations for Sacred Relationships, here are some guidelines that partners or friends can consider to cultivate such a profound connection:

Note: Part 1 and Part 2 are both the same in content, differing only in how they are presented. Please choose which style works best for you. Part 2 brings more heart into the mix! Part 3 offers some practices and exercises for you to try.

Commitment to Authenticity: Both parties agree to prioritize openness and honesty in their interactions. They commit to being true to themselves and expressing their thoughts and feelings genuinely, without fear of judgment or rejection, nurturing a sacred relationship grounded in authenticity.

Cultivating Forgiveness: Partners or friends agree to practice forgiveness towards each other. This means letting go of past conflicts, resentments, and judgments and choosing to see each other’s inherent goodness and worthiness, fostering a sacred relationship of understanding and compassion.

Shared Growth: Partners or friends agree to support each other’s personal growth and development. They commit to creating a safe space for exploring their dreams, goals, and aspirations and encourage each other in their individual journeys, nurturing a sacred relationship that fosters mutual growth and fulfillment.

Effective Communication: Clear and compassionate communication is essential. Partners or friends agree to actively listen to each other, seeking to understand rather than react. They commit to expressing their thoughts and emotions honestly and respectfully, fostering a sacred relationship built on open and heartfelt communication.

Mutual Respect: Partners or friends agree to treat each other with respect and kindness at all times. They recognize each other’s unique perspectives, boundaries, and needs and honor them without judgment or criticism, fostering a sacred relationship based on mutual respect and appreciation.

Empathy and Understanding: Partners or friends commit to practicing empathy and understanding. They strive to see things from each other’s point of view, validating each other’s feelings and experiences, and offering support and comfort when needed, nurturing a sacred relationship that embraces empathy and deep connection.

Shared Values and Goals: Partners or friends identify common values and goals that they can work towards together. This may include personal growth, creating positive change in the world, or pursuing shared hobbies and interests. They commit to supporting and encouraging each other in their endeavors, fostering a sacred relationship that aligns with their shared values and aspirations.

Cultivating Love and Compassion: Love and compassion form the foundation of the relationship. Partners or friends agree to nurture a deep sense of care, kindness, and compassion toward each other. They actively choose love over fear or judgment in their interactions, nurturing a sacred relationship that embodies love and compassion.

These guidelines provide a framework for building a fulfilling and nurturing sacred relationship, allowing both partners or friends to grow individually and together. It’s important to adapt these principles to suit the unique dynamics and needs of the relationship, as well as to rely on personal intuition and wisdom to guide the way.

To view Sacred relationship agreements part 2 click here.