How to Maintain a Happy Relationship
Life throws all sorts of stresses your way. Between work and the weekend, it’s hard to find time when you’re not busy. When in a relationship, this only makes things worse. Not only do you have to cater to yourself, you also have another person’s happiness to consider. But with so much to do in the day and so little time, how can you balance a healthy relationship?
I’m personally a very busy person. I swear I’m always up to something. Whether it be working on a project to shopping for a fabulous new outfit, I barely have any down time. Since I’m in a relationship, I constantly need to remind myself that it’s not all about me; which can be hard at times. I’ve found that incorporating your relationship into your daily pattern helps create balance within your relationship.
So what exactly should you add to your daily routine to maintain a healthy relationship? Here are a few tips on how to keep you and your partner happy despite your busy schedules.
Sex is essential in keeping your relationship both happy and healthy. While your relationship shouldn’t be all about sex, you shouldn’t ignore it. People often push sex off to the side when life gets hard, but that actually makes things worse in the long run. Sex is a great way to relieve stress. Instead of postponing sexual activities, wear that sexy lingerie to bed daily to destress from your everyday struggles.
Don’t wait for your partner to fix the relationship. If there’s something you want to fix, say something. Asking for what you want is never a bad thing. Of course you don’t want to be greedy, but if it’s for the betterment of your relationship, just do it. Your partner isn’t a mind reader, so don’t try dropping hints and just use your words.
Be open with your partner. Tell them both your sexual and life fantasies. Whether it’s a secret kinky thing you’ve been dying to try, or a place you’ve always wanted to visit, tell them. Make your fantasies come true. Your partner will be more than happy to make these fantasies come to life, and will in turn share their own secret wishes with you.
Please and thank you
Don’t take your partner for granted. Keep note of all the little things you do for each other. Even when you’re having a rough day, don’t take it out on your partner. Let them know you appreciate all they do, and how they still stick with you when they see you at your worse. A random thank you goes a long way.
Life doesn’t get any easier. There’s always going to be something occupying your time, but never disregard your relationship. Nothing in life should be taken for granted, especially love. Your partner will stick by your side as long as you don’t forget they’re there. So incorporate your lover into your hectic life and maintain a balanced love life. After all, healthy relationships are the happiest.
Born and raised in Northern Virginia, Christina aspires to be a public relations professional in a big city after graduation from James Madison University. In her free time when she’s not blogging away about dating and relationships, Christina loves to go shopping, watch Netflix and play with every puppy that crosses her path.