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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Strengthening Your Love

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Here are 5 things you can do to keep your love grow strong.

1. Always Be Kind To Each Other
If you ever see a truly happy couple, you'll notice that they always treat each other with kindness. And we aren't just talking giving back rubs (while there's nothing wrong with that!).
Kindness means treating your partner with respect, even when you're arguing, and not saying hurtful or mean-spirited things. Those things hurt long after the argument is over, and can destroy a relationship.

2. Remember The Value Of Communication
Communicating with each other is vital to the health of a relationship. Couples who know how to communicate tend to have much stronger partnerships.

It shouldn't be a surprise that couples who enjoy talking to each other have better relationship than those who don't.

If you need to work on communicating, try spending a few minutes talking - really talking - right before bedtime. Catch up on your day, talk about the kids, and make plans for tomorrow or the future.

3. Be Open About Your Differences
No two people are exactly the same and all couples have their differences. You may think that these differences weaken your relationship.

But the truth is that differences are fine, as long as you know how to deal with them. Happy couples know to recognize their differences, not deny them, and look for ways to resolve their issues instead of pretending they don't exist.

4. Don't Let Conflicts Become Confrontations
Arguments are going to happen; you should just consider it a given.
But the couples that are the happiest manage to keep conflicts small, and don't let them become ugly confrontations. They are able to use a softer touch when talking about difficult issues, and both are willing to give in if necessary.

5. Focus On The Good Stuff
The happiest couples are much more likely to make positive comments to their partner than they are negative - even during an argument.

It can sometimes be hard to find the good in someone during a disagreement, but being able to do so create much stronger bonds than focusing on the negative.
I hope you enjoyed reading, your thoughts and views are welcome. Let’s talk about love

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