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POV: You’re doing your part to make a healthy relationship

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Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

  • We should always be open to feedback from our partners. Just how we want our partners to be understanding and good listeners, we should play the part too.

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Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

A relationship may sound easy breezy, but in reality, it takes a lot of efforts from both ends to make it work. After the initial phase of firecrackers get over, a relationship becomes a journey of choosing the other person over and over again. It also means doing our bit in the relationship and putting in extra efforts in understanding each other and embracing the changes with time Psychotherapist Emily H Sanders noted down ways by which we can do our bit in caring for the relationship.(Unsplash)

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We should always be open to feedback from our partners. Just how we want our partners to be understanding and good listeners, we should play the part too.(Unsplash)

Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

We should always be open to feedback from our partners. Just how we want our partners to be understanding and good listeners, we should play the part too.(Unsplash)

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Not all of us came from happy homes and families. Some have brought with them their own share of childhood trauma and memories of dysfunctional families. When we behave a certain way in a relationship, we should set a foot back and think of the childhood we came from and if it is impacting our behavior in the relationship.(Unsplash)

Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

Not all of us came from happy homes and families. Some have brought with them their own share of childhood trauma and memories of dysfunctional families. When we behave a certain way in a relationship, we should set a foot back and think of the childhood we came from and if it is impacting our behavior in the relationship.(Unsplash)

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Communication forms the basis of any healthy relationship. Instead of assuming that our partners will understand us, we should practice communicating our needs with them.(Unsplash)

Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

Communication forms the basis of any healthy relationship. Instead of assuming that our partners will understand us, we should practice communicating our needs with them.(Unsplash)

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Difficult times come and go in a relationship. We should be patient and graceful as we and our partners navigate through challenges, life and the changes of the relationship.(Unsplash)

Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

Difficult times come and go in a relationship. We should be patient and graceful as we and our partners navigate through challenges, life and the changes of the relationship.(Unsplash)

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Sometimes it's not them, it's us – the problems are made by us. We should be sensitive to understand when we are making it problematic in the relationship, and change ourselves accordingly.(Unsplash)

Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

Sometimes it’s not them, it’s us – the problems are made by us. We should be sensitive to understand when we are making it problematic in the relationship, and change ourselves accordingly.(Unsplash)

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We should always make time for meaningful conversations and quality time in the relationship as those are the times which bind two people most, emotionally.(Unsplash)

Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

We should always make time for meaningful conversations and quality time in the relationship as those are the times which bind two people most, emotionally.(Unsplash)

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We should always learn to nurture other relationships, outside the partnership. That will help us to bring fresh perspectives and also make us feel more emotionally independent.(Unsplash)

Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

We should always learn to nurture other relationships, outside the partnership. That will help us to bring fresh perspectives and also make us feel more emotionally independent.(Unsplash)

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