8 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Alive

When the getting-to-know-you part is done and a serious relationship takes place, keeping the relationship is just as hard as it is in the beginning. Sometimes, a relationship falls apart mainly because of lack of communication, trust, respect, and anything that any couples fight about. Here are a few tips that should help you keep the good times coming.

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Never stop communicating. In any relationship, communication is a very important factor. Regardless if you communicate verbally or non-verbally, it is important to continue communicating with your partner, no matter what tough situation may come your way. Touching your partner is also one way to show affection, that which also triggers your feel-good hormones.

Make sure both are heard. When you are in a relationship and having a fight with your loved one, it is better to make sure that both of you are heard. Make sure that both get a chance to speak each other’s mind as this allows the relationship to have an open communication, where one is talking and the other is listening.

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Have a life of your own. While being together most of the time is necessary for every relationship,     it is also vital that you make time for yourself. Going out with your friends without your partner every once in a while allows each of you to keep your separate lives. However, make sure that your partner knows your whereabouts and who are you going out with to avoid disagreements.

Find a common ground. When making decisions, make sure that your significant other knows about it or it may cause conflict. Always make sure that you meet half-way in the relationship so that both of you will enjoy the decisions that both of you has made.

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Spend some time alone. For busy couples in a relationship, it’s always a good thing to spend some time, say a weekend, together… with no interruptions on the way! Going out on a trip together make a relationship grow fonder as it allows both of you to reconnect.

Support him/her no matter what. When supporting your partner in a relationship doesn’t mean that you have to side with him/her even if he/she’s     wrong. However, assuring your partner that you have his back makes him realize that he can count on you through good and bad times.

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Give him/her little trinkets. Before you enter a  relationship, giving gifts is one of the things men and women used to do. Try to get into the habit of giving your partner little     gifts, trinkets and notes now and then, especially when these are     not expected

Give a little respect. Some couples tend to change attitudes once the relationship is established and respect is slowly forgotten. Even if you are already in the relationship, make sure that the respect for your partner still remains; this way your partner will also learn to respect you back.

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