Independence is a state of freedom – your relationship should not be a cage to you, it is a place where you find expressions and your freedom. The best way to be in a relationship is loving to be needed and wanted and not to be needy yourself – this is an independent life at its best. It is a life you should live, it will make you indispensable to your partner.
You will be crossing a bridge of sighs if you depend on your partner for everything – talking about dating relationship (and not the married partner). However, some people in the name of “I want to be independent in my relationship” has coughed people out of their relationship because they go too far with their independence. Heed the warning that your independence does not mean he will love you more, if you are a lady. If your role as an independent person is so full of insecurities in your relationship with him, then the power independence provides you will cancel itself out and leave you with nothing – not talking about physical things here. Don’t be one of the people who believe that the ultimate form of power is independence – battle of power is what has been killing many relationships out there. But there are ways to be an independent partner in your relationship much to the honor and delight of your partner – as a man or woman that you are.
Below are ways you should consider in becoming a good independent person: