How You Can Be More Vulnerable And Let Your Guard Down In Your Relationship

Vulnerability and honesty go hand in hand, so start speaking up and speaking from the truth.

Be more self-aware.

How can you truly let your guard down and let someone get to know who you truly are if you’re not sure of yourself first?

Practice self-awareness and deepen your emotional intelligence. Pay attention to how you react when your partner or someone in your life does certain things and check in with your emotions. That way, you’ll have an easier time telling your partner how you feel.


As so many people say, communication is key. It’s nearly impossible to be vulnerable without communicating what’s going on with you.

If you want something from someone, you have to tell them. If you need something from someone, how will they know unless you talk to them?

The longer you practice communicating how you feel, whether you’re expressing positive or negative emotions, the better you’ll get at it.

Accept any risks

When we’re vulnerable, especially in front of our partners, there is always that risk of them disagreeing with you or not feeling connected to you. Unfortunately, in some instances, we may be judged or rejected. It’s a risk you’ll just have to accept and move on from in order not to let fear or anger overwhelm you.

Again, being vulnerable is something that takes a relationship to the next level and can help you and your partner become even closer. If you take small steps each day to be more open, honest, and real with them, you’ll be on a good track.

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