What is a great relationship exactly? You’re happy (the majority of the time), and you’ve got the whole honesty and trust things going well for you? Hmmm…there’s also more to a healthy partnership than that. We want you to check out some certain pointers to living the good life in your relationship.
Take a paper, and tick with me as I make a short list of what should be part of a great relationship. Leggooo!
You grow together
The right person will challenge you and make you want to be a better person. Whether that means you help each other appreciate the little things in life or your ambition rubs off on each other, you’re both learning together in the best way possible.
You’re completely yourself
You’re both totally comfortable around each other (maybe even a little too comfortable, although that’s not necessarily a bad thing). You know each other’s greatest and worst qualities and are completely accepting of them. Plus, he or she thinks you look hottest without makeup…and he is absolutely honest about it.
You’re not in a rush
You’re not constantly worrying about where the relationship is going. Sure, those conversations are important (when should you get married and move in together?), but you’re secure with your feelings. You know you’ll get there, wherever it is, but you’re not in a rush to shack up or get married just to prove a point.
You argue – like grown-ups
Remember that phrase, “I just can’t do this anymore”? Well, you haven’t used it since your relationship started and props for that. You should continue to note that fights do not have to lead to dramatic breakdowns. You discuss the problem, how you feel, and how to learn from the whole situation.
You Can Live Without Each Other
Does anyone remember that infamous Jerry Maguire quote? Well sorry, Tom Cruise, but it’s dead wrong. Your significant other doesn’t complete you. Sure, he or she adds incredible happiness to your life and things are better when you’re together, but you would also be happy alone. That’s because you believe you are totally awesome, partnered up or not. Put simply, you need to have all the confidence in yourself first, before you can infuse that confidence into a great relationship, or any relationship.
Do you have other pointers of a great relationship to share with us? kindly do that in the comments box below.