Flowers need space to grow and flourish, so do people. No matter how much you love your mate, your child, your friend, give them space. How can you know who you are, what you need, unless you have room to feel your boundaries, where you end and someone else begins? I have seen lovers, parents and friends crowd loving relationships with expectation, judgement and concern. You crowd out your loved ones’ oxygen supply with subtle demand. They do not have room to experience who they are or what they need. Instead of emphasizing what you perceive, need or expect. begin by giving them space to clarify what they experience and desire. Allow sufficient space for two roots to develop. Stop advising your lover,friend or teen and listen more. Leave space for love!