The A-Z of A Strong Relationship
Are you trying to build a strong relationship? You can only know if your relationship is strong when you are done reading this. Also, If you get to follow all the advice stated here and still don’t have a strong relationship with that your spouse, it shows that you are building your mansion on weak soil.
Before I move any inch further, what exactly is a strong relationship?
It is a relationship with the right ingredients to make it last as long as the spouses want.
Is it even hard to have a relationship where every year, all you can say to your spouse is that ‘I am really so privileged to have you in my life’ and he is also saying the same thing about you? Is it hard to have a relationship where none of you is even thinking of a breakup because the relationship is overwhelmed with love, communication, understanding, improvement, and other resources?
Are you ready to ingest all you need to do from A –Z to have such a beautiful relationship as this? Then let us get in.
- A – Alive
You have to feel alive so that you can add life to any relationship you find yourself into. You have to Adore and let go of anger. You have to be able to accept people for who they are and accept yourself for who you are. Learn how to apologize. Whether you are at fault or not, you have to learn to say “I’m sorry”. It doesn’t make you less of yourself. You grow and glow gracefully.
- B – Belief
Your Beliefs and Behaviors matter a lot. What are your beliefs about relationships; friendship, opposite sex, argument, and conflicts? Let your behavior be accommodating. You need to understand yourself because it will help you stand out. Above all, you have to be the best of friends with your spouse. Relationships don’t just grow out of nowhere, you can start with friendship.
- C – Communication
How well do you communicate? Communication is beyond just talking. Do you communicate clearly and Honestly? Do you listen more than you speak? When you communicate beyond just talking every time, you will surely have a solid relationship.
Do you have confidence in yourself and your partner? Are you committed? What are your feelings about commitment? How about you compromising?
- D – Development
How well do you impact your partner towards success? Do you help each other when it comes to self-development? Growth is inevitable, so it takes a lot of development to the yield growth stage. You have to learn to do things that affect each other positively and yield great development for a Better You.
- E – Energy and Enthusiasm
How much energy do you have? They are the important components of any strong relationship. The energy impacted on each other’s success is inevitable and the enthusiasm to see your spouse get better every day is important too. How exciting are you and how much excitement do you put into your relationship? Does your ego get in the way of love?
How much effort do you make to keep your partner interested in you? Or have you taken them for granted?
You need to work on your efforts, excitement and Ego to get better towards having a strong relationship
- F – Friends
Be Friends first; have fun; make fidelity out of it. Friendship keeps us in relationships far longer than lust! Make fun while building your friendship. Focus on the good in your life and relationship rather than wasting hours dwelling on the not-so-good.
- G – Goodwill and Generosity
Goodwill and Generosity will guide you through tough times. Generosity doesn’t have to be with you giving out money. You should be able to put in your all. You grow together. As life progresses, explore new dimensions, be adventurous, and share new experiences.
- H – happy
Be happy with others, yourself, and life in general. Be honest with yourself and others and give the ones you love in your life lots of hugs – it boosts the immune system.
- I – Intimacy
This is in many ways and not just physical. Intimacy makes it safe for you and your spouse to share deep secrets. You have to keep a part of you for your spouse so they can feel special. Intimacy is an integral part of a lifetime partnership. Be interesting, be active, and have an eventful life so you and your partner can have an interesting company together.
Live with integrity to yourself and others. Also, stick to your values.
- J – Joyful
Be joyful about life throughout your day. Though it might not be as perfect as you like, you can always work towards making it better.
Joint activities help keep you together.
- K – Kind
You need to be kind to yourself and your spouse. Most importantly, you need to relax and learn to be kind to ourselves at large because we mostly forget how to be kind to ourselves.
- L – Listen
You have to listen to each other. Listen before you reply – it makes each conversation worth having.
Laugh a lot – it helps to lighten up situations. Don’t take yourselves too seriously! Life is too short. Love yourself unconditionally.
keep learning! It is the purpose of life. Learning never stops. It helps you grow and develop.
- M – Memories
Make Memories. Create moments that will be special events in your life. Times that will become treasured memories of wonderful times. Create magic moments, these moments pass us day by day and we don’t keep dates of them. Live your fantasies – yours and your partners’.
- N – Nonjudgmental
Don’t be quick to pass judgment at every time you have the opportunity to do so. Give time and give ears!
Nurture yourself, your partner, and the relationship – it needs special nurturing to keep it alive.
- O – Optimistic
Be Optimistic; it makes life easier, reduces stress, makes you fun to live with and as well boost your immune system.
Openness in your communication reduces misunderstanding and conflicts.
Be Original! Be yourself – that the best way to stay happy and grow. Lastly, have an interest outside your normal routine.
- P – Patience
Be patient. It will help you travel a long way on the path of contentment.
Have priorities – your priorities should enhance the growth of both of you in the relationship.
Be polite. Once we are in a relationship, we often forget we need to be polite. Play together, don’t be ‘too mature’ all the time. be silly and if possible play sport or games.
- Q – Quality time
You need enough time together – not just enough time but quality times. It helps the bond grow stronger. Also, unexpected beautiful things happen at these times.
- R – Respect
We must respect ourselves first and then our partners. Respect and successful relationships go hand in hand. Identify the qualities you admire in your spouse and respect that in them.
Make efforts to be romantic – it doesn’t just happen.
- S – Support
We must learn to support each other and stand up for each other – in public and in private. So many people don’t realize how important this little act is for their bond.
Stress causes more disruption to relationship than we think. How well do you handle stress? Do you allow it to stack up and kill you and your relationship? Create time to relax weekly or monthly. You need to learn how to handle stress well and support each another.
- T – Thoughtful
Be Thoughtful – do little things that let the other person know you are thinking about them; A quick phone call or a text message to say I love you is not too much.
Tolerating each other is the greatest thing that is needed in a relationship. When you learn to do this, it helps the relationship float strong and sail great. Accept each other’s habits; understand each other and work together on the ones that need change.
Be true to yourselves, listen to your inner oracle (your instinct), follow what it says.
Trust yourself and your partner – if there is no trust, there is no relationship.
- U – Unconditional
Accepting each other Unconditionally is one of the biggest life lessons. It is really hard to love and accept each other Unconditionally, but it is not impossible.
Understand each other. It helps you to know one another and accept all the flaws in your partner. Times when your spouse is having a mood swings or a bad day, you should be able to know the things to do to help your partner brighten up without pressuring or stressing them.
- V – Value
Recognize the great things about each other and be aware of your values. When you value each other, you appreciate your existence, you get to know the worth of yourselves.
- W – Wisdom
Be wise; there are some things you must learn to do for yourself, just as you do for others; although you were never taught how to. You just have to learn, keep your energy levels up and nourish yourselves so that you can continue giving others.
This is hard! Other than saying do X-rated things, why not bathe yourself in an excess of love and happiness.
- Y – You
You are the most important person to be happy, healthy and contented, because when you are all of these things, it radiates out of you and casts a warm glow on others.
- Z – Zealous
Being zealous is a whole lot of success in one desk! To have the zeal to be a better person and to see the partner succeed is something you need to work on.
The Zest, the life, excitement and all that has been mentioned above helps build a strong relationship.
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