If you are sacrificing for your spouse, make sure you are doing it for the right reasons. There are approach-motivated reasons which are beneficial and then there are avoidance-motivated reasons. Don’t trade your happiness for your partner’s happiness. Think carefully about the reasons for your sacrifice because feeling bad so your partner can reap the benefits can lead to a less satisfying relationship.
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After the Sacrifice: Did You Do It For the Right Reasons?