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Sustaining a Loving Relationship - Part 6

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Sustaining a Loving Relationship - Part 5

     Be Attentive & Be You

Being in a relationship implies caring about the solace and satisfaction of your mate on all levels. If you truly want to satisfy your mate, this means attentiveness to all aspects of the relationship, both in, and out of, the bedroom.  

Be thoughtful. Nothing is quite as appreciated as knowing your mate wants to spend time with you. Make yourself available for conversation or run errands with one another. Conveying the notion that you wish to spend time with your mate renders a great deal of emotional gratification.

Learn the little things your mate likes. If your mate loves a cup of hot tea in the morning, brew some tea. If your mate likes to curl up in a preferred chair for a noon nap, cover her with a blanket. Little courtesies like these may make your mate very pleased with the quality of the relationship.

Keep yourself clean. While this may appear obvious, the fact is a lot of individuals want a kiss first thing in the morning, despite bad breath. S…

Sustaining a Loving Relationship - Part 4

Taking Responsibility

We're responsible for our actions--all of them. We're responsible for our ideas and action, whether calculated or unintentional. A responsible individual makes errors, but if they do, they take responsibility and make it correct. 

Be accountable. Maybe you yelled at your kids because you were sapped at the end of a long day. Perhaps you snapped at your mate who was talking your ear off about things you truly weren't interested in. Perhaps you beeped your horn and gave a raunchy gesture to a wandering driver who cut you off.


Even if the other individual was out of line, you're responsible for yourself. Whatever you do, you're responsible for your behaviors. If your children are feisty, your mate unreasonable, your colleague unbearable, you're always responsible for how you react. Your action is under your command.

Quit blaming. It's simple to point the finger. As a matter of fact, you may build a case against anybody. However blaming other…

Sustaining a Loving Relationship Part 3

Realistic Expectations


Among the reasons being in love may be so frustrating is that a lot of us expect magic. We expect chemistry, compliments, allegiance and clever conversation.
And we expect it all before the main course has even gotten there. Sustaining healthy expectations in love doesn't mean lowering your standards or flexing your morals.

Rather, it means coming to the table with an open mind and letting relationships build by nature in their own way and at their own rate. If you frequently feel disappointed after you fall in love, you might be manifesting your own destiny. 
                                                 What You Expect
Arrange your life for success. View a date as a chance to share things a getting to understand a new individual. That's it. If a 2nd date comes after, great! If fireworks blow up, even better! Blooming romance is a bonus of a love, not a fundamental.

Be an honest romantic. Having fair expectations doesn't mean turning bitter and jad…

Sustaining a Loving Relationship Part 2

Emotions are the glue that associates you to others and gives meaning to life. They're the foundation of your power to comprehend yourself and relate to other people.

When you're aware and in command of your emotions, you are able to think clearly and creatively; manage stress and challenges; communicate well with other people; and display trust, empathy, and self-confidence. However lose command of your emotions, and you’ll spin into mental confusion, isolation, and negativity. By realizing and ruling your emotions you'll be able to gain command over the way you respond to challenges, better your communication skills, and savor more fulfilling relationships. This is the power of formulating emotional awareness.

Your Emotions

Whether we’re cognizant of them or not, emotions are a ceaseless presence in our lives, influencing everything we accomplish. Emotional awareness means recognizing what you're feeling and why. It’s the ability to identify and express what you'r…

Sustaining a Loving Relationship Part 1

Do you frequently ask yourself if you’re still pleased with the relationship? Do you frequently look back to check why you’re with the individual you’re with today? Do you feel that the relationship is brining you down more that it’s bringing you up? You might be in an unhealthy relationship and you might have to learn how to maintain a healthy relationship.  A sound relationship ought to have the accompanying qualities: A sense of respect for one another. Your partner ought to be able to give you the same respect he wants from you. This is honor for your identity, for your unequalled personality – your humor or the uncanny way you laugh. Likewise this means a sense of respect for your choices. Accepting your choices and comprehending it. Simply put, mutual esteem in a relationship implies that you value each other’s differences and comprehend them, not attempt to alter the other individual’s personality. Trust for one another. Trust means recognizing that your mate is faithful to you …

Breaking Down Communication Road Blocks

Communication is important in a relationship. Effective communication is even crucial for a long-lasting relationship. One of the main reasons for breakups in a relationship is the inability to understand each other. Respect your partner. Understanding your partner means respecting him/her. Respect your partner’s personal space and time to carry out his/her daily activities alone. Respect your partner’s rights to speak out or make decisions. Do not dominate your partner’s every move and thought. Accept your partner for who he/she is. This requires tolerance. You must be able to tolerate your partner’s weaknesses and ways of handling difficulties faced, and his/her lifestyle. If you find it unbearable anymore, try to talk to your partner. Realize that your partner has a different perception from yours. When making decisions together, always remember that he/she has individual opinions, choices, and thoughts too. This will prevent misunderstandings and heated arguments. Give full suppor…