Strategies for a better relationship
Out of seven strategies the first is dealing with past failures.
The three steps are to first clearly identify past failures then to process confession and repentance and afterwards forgiveness.
Sometimes the hardest part is looking at ourselves to discern how have we failed in the past in this relationship. Maybe we can identify the failures of the other person yet find it hard to look into ourselves and ask “where could I have failed in tis relationship?”.