It takes years to build a strong relationship but it only requires a few minutes to break one. Sometimes minor issues can lead to the complete destruction of your relationships. So, taking proper care of them is necessary.
Everyone knows the importance of relationships in their lives. They are the basis of human connections among one another. Our relationships give us strength and reasons to live. Meaningful relationships are always the most precious thing in someone’s life. Therefore, everyone tries to give their best in their relationships. But at times your slight negligence in something can cost you your entire relationship. So understanding the depth of your relations and acting accordingly is crucial.
It can be intimidating at times to fully understand the intricate bits of our complex relationships. And it can lead to problems. It’s always good to accept the issues first and then look for their solutions. Whenever you find yourself in a dilemma, introspect about the situation. Be empathetic towards the other person. And then think for fixes.
Here are some tips and advice that can help you to strengthen your bonds and preserve and nurture your relations further.
Any healthy relationship must have a friendship base on which they can build their entire connection. Always support your mate at each stage of the journey. Try to treat your partner with kindness, respect, and appreciation as we treat our close friend. Relationships demand love and respect, don't mix up it with ignorance and rudeness.
David Kaplan, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation programs at Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas states that "Couples need to spend a lot of time with each other." There is no doubt about it. Giving quality time to your relations works as a fuel to run the whole cycle. One should give half of the day or 6 hours in a week to a person he/she is in love with. In the same way, give some part of the day or 15 minutes in a day to communicate which is necessary to maintain the bond.
Physical intimacy is a healthy and natural attachment to a relationship. It teaches you to convey your loving energy through touch. Set each other's mood with the sensual music, and light of candles after switching off all the disturbances.
Praise Each Other
Praising each other works as a moisturizer to the dryness in your bond. Share your thoughts with each other. Tell your better half that how lucky you feel to them in your life. This feels special to both and encourages them to shower more and more love and affection.
Your partner always feels special when he/she finds you as an attentive listener to his/her thoughts and feelings. It reflects their importance to them in your life. Moreover, good listening motivates partners to open up and share each and everything without any hesitation. Give your efforts to listen to their expectations. Understanding and reflecting back on what you listen to is an imperative way to show that you are always present for them.
Communicate What's Working
Most of the couples usually express what is not working in between them which is important. But sharing what is working has the same importance. In this way, you can embrace more positive things which will give immense pleasure to your partner.
Give your relationship a new turning point that will have love and just love. Every relationship is unique and grows with different values and behaviors, but you can always try to strengthen it further!