10 Steps to Building Happy Healthy Relationships

10 steps to happy healthy relationship
Hi! I’m Inga

I am passionate about helping women transform their mindsets and embrace self-worth, overcome the barriers that hinder their ability to become their best versions, and establish loving relationships with their partners, themselves, and others.

They can be of any age group. They come in different sizes, colors, shapes, and income brackets. No matter how long they have been together or whatever the demographics, when you see a couple with a strong, happy, healthy relationship, you will know!

How do these loving couples stay together for better or worse? How to build a healthy relationship? Fortunately, the answer is not through luck or by accident. As a result of hard work and commitment, they understand how meaningful their relationship is. They understand that being mindful and conscious about their relationship is necessary for a happy partnership.

This blog will highlight some of the most important ways to build successful relationships.

1. Develop a realistic view of the perfect relationship.

Recognize that the honeymoon effect and the crazy passion you experienced when your romance was new will not last. Long-term relationships have ups and downs, and expecting everything to be bright and sunny all the time is unreal. Yet, with time, your relationships can become more profound and richer and still include romance. Don’t expect it to be exactly the same as your first few months or years together.

2. Work on your happy, healthy relationship.

The garden without the care of weeds eventually dies and can even kill the toughest plants. And so is it with the relationship. It is essential to solve problems and misunderstandings immediately. Some people believe that a good relationship is just so natural. To have a good relationship, like everything you want to succeed in life, you must pay attention and be mindful about it. A relationship should be developed and nourished, and usually regularly. It will often go down if you have a disdainful attitude towards it.

3. Spend time with your lover.

Nothing can replace the quality of time together. Trying to be together without children, pets, and other distractions and interruptions will form a link that will take you through the roughness of life. Take some time for just the two of you and enjoy the moments of close connection and intimacy that are embraced when you do that. Think of joint activities you can do together during this time, not just watching TV.

4. Contain the separation.

Perhaps, to go against traditional wisdom, spending time apart from each other is also an important part of a happy relationship. It’s great to have individual interests and activities and then return to your current relationship and share your experience. Temporarily losing your support from your partner will remind you how important it is for you to be in this relationship.

5. Make the most out of your differences.

Think about what attracted you to your partner at the beginning. I almost guarantee that this is exactly what drives you crazy today. Look at these differences. Try to focus on your strengths and find an appreciation of the exact things that the two of you make different. Your differences are likely balanced with each other, and you can be an excellent couple.

6. Do not expect your partner to change, but give them more than they want.

If you and your partner stop trying to change each other, it will eliminate the source of most of your arguments. At the same time, each of you should be concerned about satisfying each other’s needs, even if it does not occur naturally. For example, instead of complaining about how your partner never properly cleans the dishes, do it yourself occasionally without complaints. Your partner will most likely notice your efforts and make more effort to help with the house chores. If you do both things right away, you have a plan to win!

7. Recognize that some problems can be solved.

There may be issues about which you disagree in your life together. Two people cannot spend years together without some areas of disagreement. It is normal to have a different opinion about things that are not necessarily similar to your partner’s. Instead of wasting energy and arguing about it, try to find mutual grounds, compromise, or solve this problem. Happy couples develop their own ways of working through these issues – through commitment, change, meeting in the middle, or deciding that it is not so important on the grand scale to argue about.

8. Understand the importance of communication in a relationship.

Lack of communication is the number one reason even good relationships fail. But there is a helpful format to do this, especially regarding a provocative topic. Take turns of listening and talking. Listen to the partner’s position without interruption and judgment. Just listen. It will help your partner become less defensive and make it easier for him to hear your thoughts and feelings when it’s your turn to talk. It is difficult to argue when this format is used. And best of all, it can help reach an understanding of a situation or a solution to it.

9. Remember the importance of being honest in your relationship.

You can share with your partner what he or she does not want to hear. It might be scary for you, but it’s far better than having him or her question your honesty. Trust is one of the key factors in the relationship. Once trust is lost or broken, it can take a very long time to restore the positive flow of energy in this relationship. The happiest couples are those to whom honesty is as natural and normal as breathing.

10. Respect your partner, and do not take them for granted.

If you treat your partner well, you will most likely receive the same treatment in return. Regularly reminding them how much they mean to you will enrich your relationship in untold ways. And don’t be afraid to express your feelings of appreciation to your partner – he or she will be grateful to you.

Implementing these strategies is a part of creating a happy healthy relationship. It might not be easy, but your efforts will be rewarded in the end. It’s just like planting seeds in a garden: initially, it seems that those seeds will never sprout, but if you continue caring for them, you will enjoy watching your plants flourish.

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