4 Small Things That Matter In Every Relationship
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There’s nothing wrong with wanting to spend the rest of your life with somebody. No, it isn’t anti-feminist or a weird, male, mind-control trick. Without that special someone, it’s challenging to build a lifestyle that you love and cherish as there always feels as if there is a piece missing. Plus, your partner is a rock that you can lean on in your time of need.
So, ensuring your relationship is rock solid is an integral part of the process. However, it isn’t the big stuff that counts the most – it’s the little things. Let the following features escalate and they’ll niggle at you forever!
Sure, you’re two mature adults with grown-up responsibilities, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be childlike around each other. It’s vital because it prevents the stress and tension that festers in other areas of your life from boiling over. Also, it’s an incredible way to connect and create a positive atmosphere whenever you’re in each other’s company. If you feel as if you can’t make jokes or play fight in the privacy of your home, then you might not have the strength to continue steadfastly for the next couple of decades. Remember: ‘til death do us part is a long time without being able to laugh.
Don’t settle for a person that is going to take you for granted. You’re unique, and they should tell you every day. Okay, the fact that you’re together and have said the ‘L’ word means you shouldn’t need to shower one another in compliments and over-egg the pudding. Still, the person of your dreams shouldn’t need prompting to say that you look terrific, either. Now and again, partners need to keep things fresh by reminding their significant other why they’re in love in the first place.
In a perfect world, you nor your partner would notice other men and women. Of course, it’s impossible not to see someone you find attractive. That doesn’t mean anyone is cheating or doing anything inappropriate, just that you’re human. Fantasies are the same, so what’s the problem? The issue pops up when their imagination impacts their real-life sex life. Pornography addiction isn’t healthy if it stops you from enjoying the bond that only lovers can experience. There’s no reason to be mad to learn that they do have fantasies, but it mustn’t become better than the actual thing.
Do What They Enjoy
Sitting down and watching a TV program that you hate is a tiny gesture that goes a long way. Otherwise, you get into the habit of saying that what they enjoy is pointless and not as good as the series that you love. Plus, would you rather lie on the sofa and cuddle or play with your phone in the bedroom? It’s a no-brainer! A word of advice: be careful about getting too codependent. Doing everything together is sweet, yet it can get stale.
Spending time apart is an excellent way to maintain the spark in your relationship.