In successful relationships reward is based on each partner's worth and significance to the bigger picture of the love shared.
There is no better reward to inspire continued motivation than to have each partner feel they shine in their own importance and contribution. Cohesion: Trust is a basic need which every relationship needs.
But people are independent with their own unique needs and personalities.
Just because we found someone we want to spend our lives with doesn’t mean we give up our own identity in the process.2.
Instead of responding in a knee-jerk way when your partner says or does something that upsets you, examine your feelings and mindfully consider what the other person said.
Maybe things have gotten stagnant with your spouse, or maybe you've found that dating has changed since you last tried it.
Your circle of trust gets more important as you get older and as you must cope with the changes and anxieties that aging involves. Address conflict in a spirit of love A successful relationship requires successful conflict.
For emotional safety to exist, you need to feel that your partner truly hears you, sees you, and accepts you as you are and that he or she wants the best for you. Approach every disagreement with your partner with the intention to listen fully and respond in a spirit of love.
If you can understand and accept the need for constant attention and work in your relationship, you’re started in the right direction.1.
Compromise Relationships are about not only taking, but also giving.