Relationships are tricky. Some find and stay in love easily, while others find it challenging to keep the boat afloat. When two entirely different individuals come together with their flaws, characteristics, personalities, likes, dislikes, and more, it is not as easy as it is shown in romcom movies to sing songs and remains in love forever! However, it is relatively easy if two people are serious about their commitment to each other and are ready to work on the bond’s intricacies.
It is essential to never take yourself or your partner for granted when in a relationship. Both of you are equal parties to whatever goes on in the commitment. Hold yourselves accountable for both the good times and the bad. Take equal responsibility for the tasks you share, finances, decision-making, chores, etc.
You deserve a healthy relationship where you both are happy and content. Communication is one of the essential criteria to remember when looking for a healthy relationship. This cliché technique of knowing and understanding each other over time is perhaps the most misunderstood. Healthy communication is when both of you can share whatever it is that is bothering you or making you happy without any judgments. Healthy conversations where you both talk about the little things like how your day was, what you did, how you feel, and what you’d like for dinner are all introductory talks. Never underestimate the relevance and power of good communication between couples.
Respect is the next factor that all couples must consider to enjoy a healthy relationship. Respecting each other, boundaries, feelings, ideas, and actions, and even prioritizing each other’s time, is crucial. Validating each other’s feelings and emotions is extremely important. Even when you disagree, there should be mutual respect and commitment to understanding what can be done next!
Boundaries often need to be more understood in romantic relationships. You and your partner will have limitations on what makes you feel safe, happy, and comfortable. You must consider each other’s boundaries and be mindful of respecting the same.
All healthy relationships rely on mutual trust and unguarded love. Your partner will love and trust you in a healthy relationship. Trust is something that is built over time. It is, therefore, imperative to validate that trust and never betray your partner. Steadfast love, affection, care, kindness, and compassion strengthen trust in the relationship.
Supporting each other, building each other’s confidence, being there for each other, and being mindful of each other’s needs and desires are critical factors in maintaining a healthy relationship. You must know to dream along with your partner. Dream big of a beautiful life that both of you enjoy being with each other. Do not be so involved and caught up in the monotony of life that you both don’t find time or energy to be nice to each other. Always make an extra effort to keep the romance burning, the marriage spiced up, and the relationship healthy. After all, it’s a combined effort and must not be one-sided.
Aakanksha Dinah, a passionate writer, orator, communicator focused on establishing a Training institution centered on creativity and innovation. Aakanksha is a true believer in loving the work we do and strongly believes in smart-work, the reason why creativity works better for her. Aakanksha is enormously focused on making a career in professional writing and publishing. She loves writing poems, self-help articles, and essays. An enthusiast when it comes to learning languages and in short, Aakanksha is a wanderer, an explorer, a mom, a dog-mom, a poet, a cook, a writer, and an influencer.
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