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Friday, March 2, 2018


It takes a lot of work to have a successful and healthy relationship. It is not like the tedious and stressful kind of work you are thinking of. A very healthy relationship can be achieved by just following these simple steps religiously.

Here are the 4 best relationship tips for achieving a healthy relationship:

  •   Don’t make assumptions about each other’s wants and feelings: When couples know each for a while, there is the possibility they can predict how a partner reacts. However, when couples fall into making assumptions regarding each other, some problems may set in. This could lead to shut down in communication over time. Making incorrect assumptions will definitely cause some miscommunications. People’s thoughts and experience usually change over time. Assumptions can make couples to fail to actually acknowledge how they have both grown in their relationship. It is better to express each other’s feelings and stop hiding reactions. It is a lot better to express what you need from your partner instead of making assumptions. What is not said can not be applied. So express yourself clearly to your partner.
  •   Focus on the positive aspect of your partner: Focusing on the negative aspects of your partner won’t help the relationship in any way. It would only make things worse. The rule of thumb is to focus on the positive aspects of your partner. Look for the positives always. No one is completely bad to the extent that all you see in the person is negativity. Couples can always find even the smallest thing to appreciate about themselves. There are some positive qualities that you saw in your partner initially before dating or marrying your spouse. Draw from those qualities to give your relationship a positive outlook.

  • Stay together and play together: Couples who do not have romantic time together, end up having issues. They become too busy to the extent that there is no bonding between them. It is very important for couples to have romantic date nights or maybe date days. Learn something very beneficial together. Learn something like soap making, shoe making or catering. This will help to rejuvenate your relationship. Plan holidays even if it is once in a year. Look for a “home away from home” like a hotel and spend the night. Just try to change environment once in a while. Enjoy fun moments together like going for a music or comedy show. Diversity is an important aspect in building a strong, healthy and successful relationship. There should always be something to look forward to that will sustain the flame of love and bring some excitements in the relationship.
  •  Always maintain your individuality: For couples to have a successful and healthy relationship, they need to know exactly who they are and what really makes them happy. People in a relationship always try to please each other and end up neglecting themselves. If couples can exhibit a true sense of self, they can really build a healthy relationship based on their similar qualities. Their difference can also be brought into their relationship so that no one overshadows the other.

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