5 golden rules for a happy relationship
If problems arise in a relationship, some advice can help. Especially in a long relationship, it is often the case that you can no longer see the forest for the trees, so a few suggestions from outside can be helpful to look at things from a new perspective. This article aims to contribute to a happy partnership with five golden pieces of advice.
Golden rule number one
Learn to communicate again! By far the most common cause of problems in a long-term relationship is the lack of communication, or simply the lack of suitable communication options. In everyday life there is a tendency for our communication skills to dull, and before we know it, we spend more time in front of the TV than talking to our partners. This problem can be easily solved by simply taking some time for a conversation every day, even if you only tell yourself what happened during the day. A good start would be, for example, a strict ban on television during dinner.
Golden rule number two
Plan time for each other! Here, too, our everyday life can often fall into a certain routine, and it is not uncommon for our partner to become part of this routine. This can be changed by breaking the cycle of the ordinary. Be it a hobby that you cultivate together or just a walk together. The key is to spend time together off the beaten path.
Golden rule number three
Recall why you love your partner! When the freshness is lost and routine creeps in, it is very easy to start noticing the partner as a partner, but more as someone you live with, like a roommate or whatever. However, this is not a good aspect for a relationship. If such feelings occasionally arise, take a moment to remember why you love the partner. The memory of what once brought the two together can cause these qualities to come back into the consciousness and thus get more attention.
Golden rule number four
Show your partner that you respect him! One of the most difficult challenges in a long-term relationship is to rebuild respect for your partner once you’ve lost it. It is always worthwhile to show your partner that you respect and respect him. You can show respect to others by trying not to be too critical of them and your thoughts and always listening to their concerns. After a while you will find that the partner starts to do the same and that this leads to a better understanding of each other.
Golden rule number five
Address problems! When problems arise, it is often said that shared suffering is half suffering. This is particularly true in a long-term relationship. If something bothers or stresses you, even if it affects the partner directly, it is best to talk to him about it. Experience has shown that every day that is kept silent leads to a worsening of the situation and only makes it more difficult. On the other hand, if problems are addressed and solved in an open manner, this also strengthens the relationship.
By following a few golden rules, most relationship problems can really be fixed in advance before they become a big issue.
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