Most people go through life without ever understanding the key elements that make their relationship succeed or fail. A reason for this could be that much of what we learn about relationships comes from romance novels, TV, movies, or talking with friends. Succeeding in a relationship isn’t as difficult as you may think however like most things that are worthwhile you need to take the time and work on it. Following are some basic pointers, which, I hope, will help you succeed in your relationships
Trust: Trust is the fundamental aspect in any relationship because all other characteristics are contingencies; trust is the foundation on which love, respect, communication and commitment are built on. Developing trust can be an extremely difficult task, especially if you have experienced trust issues previously. Nevertheless, it is impossible to progress in any healthy relationship without it. Being able to trust each other implicitly mitigates many of the potential troubles that you may experience in the future.
Commitment: Committing to a relationship means that you have an unqualified desire to maintain and improve the relationship. Commitment requires in willingness and deed; distinct inequality in regards to effort leads to resentment and future discord. There are times in the relationship when you will endure tremendous challenges of your love, your commitment and your patience; but, if you share a mutual desire to overcome the difficulties together, you can sustain the relationship even in the most strenuous times.
Respect: Respecting others means that you view them in equality; they are equitably as valuable as you are. Validating the other person demonstrates that you respect your differences and acknowledge that diversity doesn’t have to be source of a conflict. Respect enhances a relationship be establishing a deeper lever of intimacy because mutual respect expels fear of control, competition and inadequacy.
Communication: Communication is a vital part of every relationship. It is an aspect that you should integrate as central component to your relationship. Maintaining a substantial level of communication prepares you relate you thoughts and feelings when conflict emerges. Being able to articulate and listen to each pother’s view encourage trust and respect within your relationship. Persevering as a unit through the challenges enables you to develop a solid foundation on which you can build and cultivate a fulfilling life together.
Learn to Laugh Together: This one doesn’t need much explanation – if there’s no joy, there’s very little hope. A good sense of humor and a pleasant disposition has magnetic attraction that makes people want to be in your presence. A sense of humor helps lift a relationship, there’s something special almost intimate in sharing a joke with a friend or spouse. No, laughter can’t cure everything but it sure can help. The stresses of everyday life can be overwhelming at times. Being able to find the humor in situations allows us to enhance our relationships, and support both physi