Even the happiest and strongest relationships hit a bumpy road at some point of time. In the times of trouble, you need a little help on your behalf so that your relationship grows and blossoms. There’s no need to worry whenever your relationship shows signs of deterioration, we all stumble.
Poor communication is the root cause of most relationships going stale. If your relationship has gone into a rut, you need to communicate like never before. Make time for each other; put the cell phones on vibrate, put the kids to bed and let voicemail pick up your calls.
When you are doing too many things, you may be doing too little for your relationship. You may attend to everything else, but don’t forget your partner. Spend a few minutes talking to them or when you get home spend some time with them and not resume your work right away.
Intimacy is an important part of a vital relationship and lack of it can get in the way. You shouldn’t give it up as it is something that brings us closer together and keeps the chemistry of a healthy couple.
Financial disagreements can be fatal; learn to deal with money matters. Be honest about your current financial situation. Acknowledge that one partner may be a saver and one a spender. Stand by each other in the times of financial trouble instead of blaming them.
Get organised; decide on the home chores. When there is always a fight for home chores, better to be organized and clear about your respective jobs in the home.
Prioritising relationship should be a priority. In order to keep your love life sail steady, make your relationship a focal point. Sometimes, doing the things you used to do when you were first dating can keep the lustre.
Don’t let same lousy situations pull you back. Make an effort to lessen the anger and think over it twice. It is your choice whether you react and how you react. Apologize when you're wrong.
Keeping secrets from the partner is a mistake many people commit in relationships. Unrevealed things can make the partners feel poles apart and unattached. Even if you keep secrets, your partner should not find out that you keep secrets from him/her.
You are entitled to know, but not all are valid questions. You’re not a parent, but a partner. Too many questions all the time may mean that you are judging them.
Fairy tales should only inspire you to believe in happy love stories; don’t expect your story to be the same. Do not hold your significant other to some unrealistically high expectation.