Let’s set asideeverything we’ve seen on TV and in movies for a minute and simply think what itmeans to be in a relationship. When the first phase of the relationship filledwith hormones, passion, and excitement passes we are left with more than just afew questions and many couples become slightly disappointed – this isdefinitely not what they show in movies. What no one likes to talk about isthat relationships require work, some more than others. When you go to a gymyou don’t expect your body to become instantly gorgeous, don’t you? Just likethat, when we jump into a new relationship, some time will pass before you andyour boo will become a formidable happy unit. You might need to do someheavy-lifting for that, so to speak. Here are 6 simple habits that will keepyour relationship warm, happy, and long-lasting.
Sometimes you have to let the conflict be
There’s this utopian idea that a perfect couple in a perfect world doesn’t have any issues whatsoever and if those do emerge – they immediately solve them and live happily ever after. Well, that’s a myth and it might actually hurt your relationship. According to research, couples in healthy long-term relationships actually have unresolved issues and some have been with them for years! While unsuccessful couples often try to resolve every little conflict that comes their way. Here’s the thing – there will always be place for an argument, something that irritates you or your partner, but that doesn’t mean you have to fix it, fix them, and make the world a better place. Some things are simply not worth fighting over!
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