Being in a romantic relationship is not all milk and honey. You and your partner will have to undergo several trials and the both of you will face some obstacles and challenges as you go your way looking for bliss in your relationship. One pertinent relationship problem that couples encounter is caused by career issues.
 
Man VS Woman
 
It has been a norm in society that the breadwinner of the family or a relationship should be the man. But what if that is not the case? What if the woman is the one working while the man stays in the house? Or another scenario is the woman has a higher position in the career ladder than the man?
 
This kind of predicament most often than not causes relationship issues. The ever-prideful man will not just take this situation lying down. He will stand up and fight though he knows he is not on the side of justice. The man in this situation will foster lingering insecurities and this builds up to a point where he can't take it anymore and explode. This is where the problem starts and the dawn of a bad relationship rises.
 
It may seem that the only way to stop this is for the woman to give up her career and let the man take his rightful responsibility. But do not rush into doing it because there are other things you can do to save your relationship without having to give up your career.
 
First and foremost, do not let your male partner feel that he is a useless person. Let him feel that he is still very important and that you can't continue doing what you are doing if he is not around. In other words, it is crucial to boost his ego and morale every once in a while.
 
Another way that you can do this is to never lose time for him. If you used to spend time with him 4 hours a day, then you must maintain it or lengthen the duration. You do not want him to feel that you are more focused on your work than on him. Remember, this man is very sensitive in these kinds of situations.
 
Last but not the least never ever blame your partner for what has happened to him or for any problems in your relationship. You need to be the more mature person in this situation and you need to understand him and become his support through this crisis in his life.
 
Career Is Taking A Chunk of Your Time
 
As a career oriented person, you may sometimes tend to give more attention to your work than anything else. Sometimes, it even reaches to a point wherein you neglect your relationship as well as your partner. If this kind of situation goes on, there is no doubt that one day the news will hit you in the face that your relationship has already crumbled to nothingness.
 
This is what usually happens to those who try to juggle career and romantic relationship without knowing anything about management. If you want to succeed in your career, and as well with your relationship it is of utmost importance that you give equal attention to both these aspects of your life. The best way to do this is to learn how to manage your time.
 
Time management is the key to having a successful loving relationship as well as a career. Give enough time to your relationship and  your career. Do not let one of them surpass the other.
 
Learn How To Prioritize
 
Relationship issues usually spring up when you give more attention to your career than your relationship. Even though it is not of utmost importance, you still are focused on your work. This should not be the case. You should learn how to assess and how to prioritize the situations you are in. If you think that it is more necessary to give attention to your relationship then do something about it. If you think that work needs to be prioritized for now, then by all means do so. It is all about balancing and prioritizing.
 

 

Different people have different views when it comes to the idea of a romantic relationship. One clinical study stated that romantic love is basically one's unique emotional state of great calm, intense excitement, and improved well-being when the partner is present. 
 
Scientists also believe that a romantic and loving relationship is powerful and can be seen as an irrational addiction or attraction. They mainly characterize the feeling as a temporary phenomenon that is mostly comprised of sexual fantasies that easily diminish over time. Others believe that romantic love is a result of general physiological arousal normally based on negative impulses like anxiety, guilt, or fear. But then, there is no evidence that proves emotions are similar on the levels of physiology. 
 
How Self-Esteem Plays in a Romantic and Loving Relationship 
 
One of the most vital characteristics an individual should have to obtain a successful and happy romantic relationship is high self-esteem. Studies have shown that people with higher levels of knowledge, acceptance, individuality, and identity are more likely to function effectively in a romantic loving relationsip, and everything practically starts with one's self. 
 
The theory on how self-esteem greatly helps in keeping a romantic relationship working starts by understanding that in loving someone, one should learn to love himself/herself first.  The only way to achieve that is to have higher levels of self-worth. 
 
Aspects of Self-Esteem
 
Self esteem in a loving relationship is clearly defined as comprising of two different interrelated aspects. Self confidence is the first aspects which come from your sense of competence on how you deal with yourself and the world outside. This attitude starts from commitments to rationalities, as well as understanding and awareness of what reality is. 
 
The sense of self-worth and self-respect is another aspect to keep a romantic and loving relationship. These attitudes stem from your adherence to judgments and values. People with a great sense of self-respect often see themselves as worthy and deserving of happiness. 
 
It has long been proven that people with higher levels of self-esteem are more likely to experience romantic love than with those with low self-esteem. They are bound to have better romantic and loving relationships because the fact remains that they are less emotionally dependent on their partners. Also, they are aware that happiness is an internal satisfaction that roots from within, and not on external sources like education, health, and wealth. 
 
Individuals should know that before they expect a successful loving relationship, it is best to start by valuing oneself first. Before you build and develop a plan to meet someone, it is a better idea that you thoroughly examine yourself first, and evaluate who you really are and what it is in life that you really want. 
 
If there is one person that you should get to know more with firsthand, it should be yourself. There may also be some areas in your life that needs to be sorted out. It is advised that you work on those issues first before you start building a relationship. Also, it is possible that you meet your soul mate while in the course of your personal exploration. 
 
By the time you are done with your self-evaluation, you can easily attract more people and meet interesting ones easily. Remember that to keep a long lasting relationship, knowing yourself first and understanding the importance of self-esteem are essentials things towards building a long and lasting relationship.  
 
 
 
 

How Money Can Be The Root Of All Evil In A Marriage

 

One of the many reasons of fights in a marriage is around finances and couples so often are unaware how to address the marriage and money . In a romantic relationship, no matter how much the couples love each other, it is not impossible for them to have quarrels regarding money. 
 
Unfortunately, there are times when things get out of a hand. A simple disagreement regarding financial issues can turn into something that could destroy the marriage. Here are some of the ways how money can cause problems in mariage.
 
Man and Woman
 
Biologically and physically speaking, a man and a woman are different from each other. Psychologically speaking, a man thinks differently than a woman. A man and a woman have so many aspects that differ from one another. Because of these differences, money problems can arise. Men are very logical and women are emotional creatures.
 
A man and a woman have different points of view when it comes to money. A man sees money in a very different way than a woman does. He usually thinks of money as a source of confidence boost or a self-esteem boost and providing for his family. For a woman though, money is usually seen as a source of security in times of trouble because the number one thing a woman needs is certainty from her man. Because of this difference, which some couples are not even aware of can cause arguments.
 
Money Does Not Grow From Trees
 
It is usually the norm to let the man take all the responsibilities especially when it comes to financial responsibilities. This can be from purchasing a very expensive item to an extravagant dinner to a simple ice cream on hot sunny day. This can make man the man live up to the reputation of being a gentleman. 
 
But sometimes he has to realize that money does not grow from trees. You need to work hard to earn money. And when the time comes that financial problems are at the doorsteps, arguments and fights come along with it. What used to be a very sweet and intimate relationship becomes a battleground for harsh words and sometimes physical violence.
 
Avoiding The MoneyTopic
 
Money is a very sensitive topic when it comes to relationships and you have to be aware that marriage and money go hand in hand. That is why some people try to avoid it hoping that they would be able to avoid fights over money. But avoiding the topic of money is just like running and trying to hide from the inevitable. And no matter how much you run and hide, it will someday find you.
 
No Cooperation
 
When only one person in the marriage is involved with money matters, problems may arise. This usually happens when the not so financially involved person is caught off guard by their financial situation like their credit card limit has exceeded or items being purchased without his or her knowledge. So in marriage, it is very important that both parties have to partake in financial matters. Discussing financial matters together will also be a very big help in keeping the financial war at bay. Consult each other before doing any purchases and plan for your monthly expenditure and savings.
 
Overspending
 
Shopping! Shopping! Shopping! This is usually the problem for persons with partners who are shopaholics they buy and buy and buy. This becomes a very problematic situation when this particular partner does not know how to prioritize the financial needs in the marriage. Instead of giving his or her share for the monthly bills, this person goes out and buys a designer set of clothes that he or she saw on television.
 
Prioritization is the main goal here. You must let your partner realize that there are more important things to take care of than buying and shopping for items.
 
Who Makes More Money
 
This topic is an age old problem for couples. And this is more prevalent in marriage wherein the woman makes more money than the man and the former tries to take control of the relationship with her financial prowess. Of course as a man, with thousands of years of developed pride he is unlikely to want to take this lying done. Sooner or later he will retaliate and when that happens, the love relationship becomes a bad relationship.
 
But whatever kind of problems relating to your marriage and money can be solved by communicating with each other. Do not let your negative emotions get the best of you. Learn how to listen and learn how to compromise.
 
 

10 Ways to Tell Your Partner It’s Over

 

 

As one popular love song goes, “there’s no easy way to break somebody’s heart”.  That line is really true because in reality, nobody is really comfortable when they know that they are going to break up and will be breaking somebody else’s heart.  

Most people would even say that inflicting physical pain to another person is easier than having to inflict emotional pain to someone else.  Although love relationships may have the happiest and most romantic love stories of all time, it also has a dark side; love relationships also offer the saddest and most heartbreaking situations of all time.

There’s no perfect relationship and in one time or another, there will come a point in your life when you have to take the initiative in having to end the relationship once and for all.  You may have you own set of reasons but one thing’s for sure; there’s really no easy way to break somebody’s heart.  If you think that you need some tips in breaking up with someone, this article is perfect for you.

Don’t Beat Around The Bush

1. When you are already decided that you want to get out of the relationship, be sure that you have a proper explanation as to why you want to get out of it.  It’s not good to leave a person hanging and it’s even worse to just leave them without even saying goodbye.

2. Keep in mind that the person that you are planning to leave has been a part of your life and they deserve some respect from you, even if you are already planning to leave them and get on with your new life.

3. Another thing to remember is that you have to be honest.  Don’t make up excuses that are far from the truth because that would only complicate things in the future.  It’s better to tell the truth because at least, once it’s all over, both of you can move on without any questions waiting to be answered.

4. If you’re afraid that telling the truth might hurt your partner, tell yourself that truth really hurts and your partner deserves to know the truth and nothing less but the truth.  If you got tired of him or her because he or she was boring and annoying, tell him or her directly.  Just don’t be rude in saying so because that would only add to the insult.

5. The advantage of telling the whole truth to your partner is so that they can work on their weaknesses and mistakes so that in the future, they won’t be faced with the same problems and their future partners won’t have to leave them because of the same reason.

Make Sure That There Is Proper Closure

6. When you break up with a person, don’t be a tease and don’t ever play with their feelings and emotions.  Put in mind that the moment you break up with someone, his or her heart will be very vulnerable.  Don’t be too nice and mushy because the person might think that you still have feelings for them and they might get the false hope that you might want to get back with them.

7. Directly tell your significant other that you are breaking up with him or her and then clearly state your reasons.  Avoid laughing or smiling when you are stating your reasons; learn to be empathetic because you really wouldn’t enjoy it if someone was smiling while breaking up with you.

8. Finish and solve all your unresolved issues and do try to keep the break-up civil and friendly.  Emphasize clearly yet nicely the need for both of you to move on and get on with each other’s lives.  Do not sugar-coat your reasons because you will only end up not being able to get your point across as well as making your partner more confused than before.

9. Just keep it short and simple.  Do not dawdle because that would only add to the anxiety of your partner.  If you want, you can tell him or her that you can still be friends, but that’s about it.

10. Don’t forget to express your gratitude to your partner for the time that you spent together.  Admit it, you shared some happy moments together and that’s worth expressing gratitude for.  

 

 

 

 

 

Different people have different views when it comes to the idea of a romantic relationship. One clinical study stated that romantic love is basically one's unique emotional state of great calm, intense excitement, and improved well-being when the partner is present. 

Scientists also believe that a romantic and loving relationship is powerful but an irrational addiction or attraction. They mainly characterize the feeling as a temporary phenomenon that is mostly comprised of sexual fantasies that easily diminish over time. Others believe that romantic love is a result of general physiological arousal normally based on negative impulses like anxiety, guilt, or fear. But then, there is no evidence that proves emotions are similar on the levels of physiology. 
 
How Self-Esteem Plays in a Romantic and Loving Relationship 
 
One of the most vital characteristics an individual should have to obtain a successful and happy romantic relationship is high self-esteem. Studies have shown that people with higher levels of knowledge, acceptance, individuality, and identity are more likely to function effectively in a romantic loving relationship. And everything practically starts in one's self. 
 
The theory on how self-esteem greatly helps in keeping a romantic relationship working starts by understanding the loving of oneself first. And the only way to achieve that is to have higher levels of self-worth. 
 
Aspects of Self-Esteem
 
Self esteem in a loving relationship is clearly defined as comprising of two different interrelated aspects. Self confidence is the first aspects which come from your sense of competence on how you deal with yourself and the world outside. This attitude starts from commitments to rationalities, as well as understanding and awareness of what reality is. 
 
The sense of self-worth and self-respect is another aspect to keep a romantic and loving relationship. These attitudes stem from your adherence to judgments and values. People with a great sense of self-respect often see themselves as worthy and deserving of happiness. 
 
It has long been proven that people with higher levels of self-esteem are more likely to experience romantic love than with those with low self-esteem. They are bound to have better romantic and loving relationships because the fact remains that they are less emotionally dependent on their partners. Also, they are aware that happiness is an internal satisfaction that roots from within, and not on external sources like education, health, and wealth. 
 
Individuals should know that before they expect a successful loving relationship, it is best to start by valuing oneself first. Before you build and develop a plan to meet someone, it is a better idea that you thoroughly examine yourself first, and evaluate who you really are and what it is in life that you really want. 
 
If there is one person that you should get to know more than anyone else, is yourself. There may also be some areas in your life that needs to be sorted out. It is advised that you work on those issues first before you start building a relationship. Also, it is possible that you meet your soul mate while your on the course of your personal exploration. 
 
By the time you are done with your self-evaluation, you can easily attract more people and meet interesting ones easily. Remember that to keep a long lasting relationship, knowing yourself first and understanding the importance of self-esteem are essentials things towards building a long and lasting relationship.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

10 Ways to Relight The Fire In Your Marriage

 

It is so sad when you come to a point in your relationship that you feel that the flame and spark of love that used to be so strong and fiery has died down?  Sad as this may seem know it is just normal for couples to undergo this stage.  According to psychologists, there is really a time in a couple's relationship that either one or both of the couple come to a point when they ask themselves questions such as What now? or What happens next or How can I save my marriage before I end up having an affair?
 
A Point of Reflection
 
The most common cause of having a couple's relationship reach this kind of stage is too much familiarity with each other.  Counsellors say that reaching this point in a relationship may just be the right time for the couple to take a step back and think, really think, about where their relationship is going.
 
Rekindling the Flame and Making It Stronger
 
1. Give each other room to breathe.  As mentioned above, too much familiarity is perhaps the most common cause why the flame of love in relationships dies down.  If that is the case, couples should try to lessen the familiarity between them.  As one popular song says even lovers need a holiday, far away from each other. 
 
2. Don't take each other for granted. Due to too much familiarity with each other, couples tend to take each other for granted, setting aside the compliments, appreciation and other heart-warming words that they used to say to each other.  Try to infuse compliments and sweet nothings again in your daily lives to rekindle that flame in your relationship.
 
3. Say I love you. Don't let a day pass without looking your partner straight in the eye and saying those three meaningful words to them.
 
4. Hug your partner. There ís nothing more relaxing and comforting than receiving or giving a warm bear-hug after a long day's work.
 
5. Surprise them with gifts.  The gift doesn't have to be expensive; it can just be a bar of chocolate, a ticket to their favourite concert, their favourite snacks, etc. Whatever your gift may be, remember that it's the thought of you being able to remember your partner that counts.
 
6. Have a vacation. If you can afford to have a vacation to another country, go ahead.  But if you are cash-strapped, you can still go on a vacation with your partner!  Take the day off and spend the whole day with your partner. A walk along the beach or in the countryside holding hands will give you the feeling of connection.  It will be a nice escape from all the work and stress that you encounter daily.
 
7. Kiss your partner and mean it. Sometimes, with all the busy schedules and deadlines to meet, the intimate moments become routine moments.  Try to add a little spice to your relationship by stepping away from routines.
 
8. Talk to each other. Talking about work and other technical stuff doesn't count.  Talk to each other heartily. Talk to your partner as you did when you were just in the courting stage, the times when you were talking about your dreams, your aspirations, your feelings, etc.
 
9. Be spontaneous. Do try to infuse some spice and excitement in your relationship by surprising your partner every now and then. A surprise gift, a surprise date, a surprise hug and kiss would surely make your partner smile.
 
10. So often when you have been in a marriage for a while couples attitude to dressing up and looking good usually go down because they think that since they are already in a relationship, there ís no need for them to dress up or to make an extra effort to look good.  Maintain your smartness and looking good so that you'll have your partner fall in love with you again and again.
 
So, instead of asking yourself "How can I save my marriage"? put these 10 ways into place and watch your flame relight in your marriage.
 
 
 

 

 
Almost every girl has her dream of meeting her prince charming, of having their knight in shining armor sweep them off their feet and bring them away to their very own castle.  For short, every girl dreams of having a fairy tale-like love story.
 
Waiting in Vain
 
In the fairy tales, the princesses are always the ones who are left waiting for their prince charming to arrive.  Look at Sleeping Beauty; she had to wait for a hundred years just to be able to get the kiss from her prince charming, her one true love.  If we apply the Sleeping Beauty's story in real life, it would be ridiculous and no good.  
 
If a girl would wait for a hundred years before she gets the kiss from her one true love, she will end up waiting inside her coffin, six feet under the ground!  Practically speaking, women must not wait pathetically for the man of their dreams to fall in love with them.  Women should also take a little initiative so that they won't end up waiting in vain.
 
Get Your Dream Guyî
 
1. Enhance yourself.  Don't take the statement wrong, it is not referring to enhancements as drastic as plastic surgery.  It just means that you have to know your assets and enhance them.  You want to play the role of a princess, not a hag.
 
2. Be interesting.  Nobody was born boring.  If you get a lot of comments from your friends and family that you are a bit boring and square do try to make yourself interesting.  Remember, even though guys are more on visual appreciation, they could also get turned off if they find out that a girl is dull and boring and does not have much conversation.
 
3. Dress up. Yes, even though it may be quite hassling and time-consuming to dress up, you should take the effort to do so because guys appreciate girls who look good.  As they say, it never hurts to look good. It will also make you feel confident and beautiful!
 
4. Watch your health. Do not eat junk foods, because they only damage your health as well as your skin, hair and nails.  Try to eat healthy foods because in the long run, you will radiate a healthy glow which would make guys turn their heads and say ooh la la.
 
5. Be feminine. It doesn't mean that you really have to act all girly and helpless all the time.  You can show your feminine side in a lot of subtle ways, just make sure that your dream guy is watching so that your feminine efforts will not go to waste.
 
6. Donít be a playgirl.  Just like girls hate men who are known to be suave Casanovas, men also dislike girls who have a reputation of being a playgirl or another word tease.  Try to keep your relationships with other men decent and discrete so as not to get your dream guy turned off.
 
7. Learn to loosen up.  If you are so uptight about schedules, morality, and other stiff whatnots, do try to loosen up a bit.  Show the world that you also know how to laugh out loud, unwind and get down and dirty once in a while.
 
8. Don't try too hard.  Men prefer women who take it easy and are confident and comfortable with who they are, and are not constantly trying to change themselves. Show everyone that you are comfortable in your own skin, just the way you are.
 
9. Make eye contact.  Usually, women forget the meaning of the word eye contact whenever the man of their dreams is in front of them.  Avoid doing this because your dream guy might take your lack of eye contact with him wrongly; he might think that you are uninterested in him.
 
10. Love yourself.  You should love yourself first before you can expect your dream guy to fall in love with you.
 

 

How to Keep Your Sex Life Alive and Kicking

Sex is always part of a romantic relationship. The intimacy involved in the physical contact between you and your partner will determine the flow of the love relationship during your time together.

 
The Art of Seduction: Learn to Tease
 
In an intimate relationship it's always important to know the art of seduction; but before the act of seduction, you must first determine if your partner is in a sexual mood or not. Seduction on an unresponsive partner would prove to be a useless effort, not to mention it will leave you quite depressed rather than excited.
 
One way to determine if your partner is in the right mood is to try to steer the conversation to sex. You could go outright and say it but that would be unromantic, a little tease prior to a sexual encounter will not only improve the mood, but the desire as well.
 
If you partner is quite responsive with your conversation regarding sex then you could move onto teasing them. Touching your partner will definitely set the right mood. Move your finger to different parts of their body, which will definitely wake some of their body upto a more serious encounter. 
 
Here is one bit of relationship advice that will surely do the trick: stare into your partner's eyes while slowly wetting your lips; then ever so slowly maneuver yourself and whisper in their ear "I love you" making sure that you give them a slight tickle with your breath this will certainly put them in the mood.
 
Experiment: where to do it and how
 
Normally in a couple, your home is a playground for many exotic things in your sexual relationship. The intimacy and privacy that your own home can provide is one of the factors that bring out the best sex that both of you could possibly hope for.
 
For a sense of adventure, try to have sex in a totally different place outside your home. Doing it among nature will definitely spice things up, or on the beach or a family resort. There are even rumors that having sex in a Jacuzzi is exhilarating, give it a try.
 
To give your sex life a kick is to try out new positions to spice things up. Browse around the internet or some magazines to find out the most popular positions that you can do with your partner. If you are really determined, try to grab a book about Kama Sutra and integrate it in your love making. Not only will your partner be having fun with this new method of love making, you will also feel wild in trying something new for a change.
 
Every time you engage in sex with your partner, always be willing to discover and try new things with them. Convey to your partner that you want something new in your relationship; you can both intimately discuss positions that will make things more interesting. Try to get in touch with your animal side by being rough or gentle when the occasion, or your partner, demands it. 
 
Learn to communicate with your partner
 
While in the process of having sex with your partner, try to carefully observe what part of it they enjoy the most. While you are caressing or doing a little foreplay, try to observe their reactions; how they tense up or moan to your technique will determine if they are in the throws of ecstasy or not.
 
Aside from observing their reactions, you can also directly ask them in a kinky way if they like what you're doing to them. You can tease them a bit by holding back and making them crave more of it will definitely keep the sensation on fire. The secret for an intimate sexual interaction with your partner is not only knowing what to do, but also when to do it.
 
A relationship issue on how you handle a sexual encounter with your partner; the seduction, the positions, the caress and even the spontaneous tease will eventually add up to provide you and your lover the most intense sexual encounter that will improve the romantic relationship that you share with each other.
 
It is always great to be open to asking for relationship advice if you are having challenges in any area of your life.
 
 
Sex is always part of a romantic relationship. The intimacy involved in the physical contact between you and your partner will determine the flow of the love relationship during your time together.My relationship advice is that you have got to Keep it alive and kicking and is definitely one of your paramount concerns and here's how to get started.
 
 
 

 

In any couple, being intimate in bed does not fall alone on the physical aspect. Instead, couples should also learn the importance of emotional, as well as psychological intimacy in their relationship.

What is Intimacy?

Intimacy is all about being emotionally and psychologically close and open to your partner. It is about getting your guard down and letting your partner know how you really feel. Intimacy is also about accepting and sharing in the feelings of your partner. It means being there when they need you, and to allow them to let their defences down.

What is Emotional Intimacy?

Emotional intimacy is closely associated with women more than men. Women believe that emotional intimacy is very rich and very fulfilling. For most, this does not replace a woman’s need for sex; instead, the need for emotional intimacy is as intense and as important as the physical need. Once that need is fulfilled by their partner and achieved through ‘talk time’, it is then easier for women to move quickly into a ‘sexual mode’.

What is Psychological Intimacy?

This is defined as one’s sense of openness in talking honestly with a partner about their personal thoughts and feelings that are normally not expressed in other relationships. Some factors that shape the quality of a psychological intimacy include major conflicts, conflict management styles of partners, and the couple’s expressions of their physical affection. 

Emotional and psychological intimacy goes hand in hand. When you are in a romantic relationship, you rely on your partner for emotional as well as psychological support. It means that you give yourself fully to your partner and that you accept whatever he/she can offer in return. So what happens when intimacy problems happen? Here are some few things that you can do to help you set aside your fears.

Evaluate your relationship

When you are having intimacy problems with your partner, first decide whether the intimacy issues are general or specific. Talk to your partner if you have some issues that you both need to discuss.

Talk with your partner

Talk with your partner if you have intimacy problems, otherwise, you are not fit to be in any type of relationship. Keep in mind that a healthy and a committed relationship are based on trusting each other with your partner. If you have intimacy problems, explain what you feel with your partner. Nothing beats having a relationship built from honesty and openness.

See a therapist

Seeing a therapist to deal with your intimacy problems does not necessarily mean you are crazy. Instead, it is the best way to seek a professional’s point of view on their perspectives about intimacy. There are a lot of therapists that have dealt with problems about intimacy all throughout their careers. Seeking for a third-party advice with which you have no emotional connection is practical and beneficial.

Generally speaking, intimacy is not just a form of psychological fad, far from the cries of contemporary couples. Rather, it is based on a deeper biological need.

Intimacy is basically one’s journey in a relationship. You start out in a relationship sensing that you have discovered a new dimension of intimacy. As you go along, you start to discover that emotional and psychological intimacy plays very important roles to keeping a successful partnership. Once you have grasped the fact about how intimacy plays in your relationship, then you are bound for a more fulfilling and rewarding partnership that you have been long wishing for. 

In a relationship, it is not unusual for couples to have conflicts that result in heated arguments and there is nothing wrong with this. Arguments, if observed at a positive angle, can actually be healthy for the relationship. But, just like everything else, too much of something is not good and can easily lead to relationships breaking up.



If you find yourself in a relationship that constantly struggles with conflicts and misunderstandings, there could be something wrong with how you and your partner communicate with each other. There is a way how to prevent this from happening and that is to improve how you communicate with your partner.



Determination



It all starts with determination and desire to stop relationships breaking up. You need to have the will and want to make the improvement. This will be the driving force that will push you to strive and do better amidst the ups and downs along the process of relationship improvement.



Listen To Your Partner



There are times when it seems that you are listening to your partner but in reality you are not. This is a very big problem common among couples. How will you be able to communicate back with him when you do not even know what your partner is talking about because you are not listening? When your partner is talking, listen and listen intently. Do not interrupt him or her, and reflect on what your partner is saying. By doing this, you will be then be able to communicate with him in the right way with the right words.It is also a good idea that when you communicate that you both speak from the heart and not in a confrontational way as this so often can lead to a misunderstanding of what is actually being said, and over a period of time run the relationship down which can then cause relationships breaking up. It is not only about what words your partner is using it is also the tonality in how you say things to each other which will have a huge impact on the outcome of your arguments.



Be In Your Partner's Shoes



Most of the time, individuals tend to want to be heard and understood. They want their points of view to be heard and seen and understood by their partners. When you do this, you are not letting your partner speak out what he or she thinks and feels. And by this, you lose the chance of knowing the right words to say to your partner, since conversations are only focused on yourself. It would be best to try and be in your partner's shoes so you would be able to appreciate his or her point of view.



Taking The Fall



It is very difficult to admit that you have made a mistake. In a relationship, it is of utmost importance to be aware that you are fallible and are bound to make mistakes. When these things happen, know you are at fault and learn to admit it. During these situations, there is nothing more effective than the words I am sorry and this is what I have learnt. It may not do so much in the beginning but you will see its effect in the long run, especially when delivered sincerely.



There are actually no specific words that can be considered as the right words to say. The right words all depend on who your partner is and his or her character. You will be able to spot the right words to say to your partner much easier if you follow the guidelines above and can save relationships breaking up.

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