How do you do it....? One step at a time! You don't start out a long term romantic relationship POOF all the difficulties, challenges disappeared right?
Time is required to work out the easy stuff from the stuff you just cannot tolerate. Takes time, effort and insane persistence and commitment.
Let yourself figure out some of that. Bring us a specific issue, and pretty sure there are one or two of us who have had xyz challenge too.
Help explain and you get to help us figure out how we did it. Your unique perspective lets us reexamine the issues too.
So bring em on, let's see if some of us have been down your road...I