You found that someone special. You know you want to spend the rest of your life with this one person. You know that having the ability to devote the rest of your life together is your idea of bliss. But we all know there are no guarantees in life. So, how can you make sure you both remain happy, each with the other? This article provides five relationship secrets to keeping your connection amazing.
Relationship Secret #1: Quality Couple Time
That might indicate a quiet day at home. It may mean going ballroom dancing. It might mean dinner and a movie. The more warm loving memories you share, the stronger your relationship will be.
Relationship Secret #2: Communicate Openly with Genuine Concern, Each for the Other
Perhaps the most significant relationship key is the imperative for both members of a couple to talk openly with one another, each having a real concern for the feelings, wishes, needs and desires of another. You might not always agree with each other, but when you talk with a genuine concern for one another, you will always find that mutually agreeable way forward. And, in so doing, you will both co-create a strong foundation for a lifetime of happiness together.
Dating Secret #3: Keep Your Partner’Safe’
An extension of the second connection secret, is to maintain your partner’safe’. This means that when you are both with family and friends, you take a united stand with your life partner. Similarly, if they are going through a difficult situation, you let your spouse know that you will always be there for them. It may be as simple as giving them a hug and standing right beside them if/when they have to face a former partner.
Dating Secret #4: Make Every Other Your GO TO Individual
This relationship secret builds on the second and third ones. When you create an environment of open dialogue, and you both feel’secure’, you will become each other’s GO TO individual when there are personal or professional problems to handle. Each time you seek each other’s help with a problem, you strengthen your coupledom bond even further. On the other side of the equation, you feel your partner’s love. On the giving side of this equation, you experience the joy in being able to help your partner through a challenging problem.
Finally, you will make your life partner’s day when you do things for them, just because you know how much your partner will love it. You can be really creative in finding more ways to put a delighted smile on your spouse’s face.
And when you do things because you know how much your partner will love it, you might be delighted to find your life partner will spontaneously do something special for you also. This is not a case of quid pro quo. Instead, it is a matter of doing something special for your spouse because you enjoy seeing the delighted smile on your spouse’s face. Subsequently, your spouse will want to do something equally special to see the delighted smile on your face.
These five secrets are very powerful. And yet, they are just the beginning. The longer you’ve been a part of a few, the more proficient you both become in nurturing one another’s happiness. Your connection will be better for it.