3 Steps To A Healthy Relationship

Whether you’re in an existing relationship or about to enter a new one, we all want to enjoy the time we spend with our partner and maintain the correct balance of a healthy relationship. For couples who have been together for a long period of time, date nights and time spent together can slip away, but it’s important to not let this happen. Whether your relationship is new or old, it’s important to be open and honest with each other and know what makes one another happy. There are many factors that go into creating a healthy relationship, but whatever stage you and your partner are at, hopefully, I can share with you some of the many ways which help maintain the perfect balance.

Be honest with each other 

When it comes to the more intimate parts of a relationship, it’s really important you’re both honest with each other, especially if you’re entering a new relationship. Knowing how your partner feels about sex and the different forms of contraception, means you’re both on the same page and understand each other’s views. For both men and women, it’s important to use contraception and there are many professionals you can speak to about your options and places you can purchase them from, such as LloydsPharmacy. Sex and contraception isn’t something we should feel embarrassed about discussing with our partner, so it’s a subject we must be open and honest about.

Make time for one another

Spending time together is one of the most important parts of a relationship, especially if you live a hectic lifestyle. Family and work commitments can often get in the way of precious time spent together, but it’s important to set aside time for date nights. Whether it’s a trip to the cinema or cosying up on the sofa and ordering a takeaway, it doesn’t matter what you do together, it all has the same benefits. If you struggle to set time aside then enjoy your time together after the children have gone to bed or ask a family member to have them for an hour or two over the weekend. It really is important to not let your quality time slip away.

Speak about your problems

It’s a given that you both won’t always see eye to eye throughout your time together, that’s part and parcel of a relationship, but discussing your problems is a must. Whether it’s bickering or something more serious, it shouldn’t be something you both sit on and let bubble up inside you. Speaking about your problems means you can squash them, forget about the argument and move on. It’s understandable that forgetting what’s happened is sometimes easier said than done, but making sure both of you try is important and will hopefully solve the issue.

No relationship is perfect but we can all try our best to make it as healthy as possible. Above are just some of the ways in which you can make this happen, but finding out what works best for the both of you is the ideal solution. By following the steps mentioned and getting to know your partner, you’ll be on your way to creating and maintaining a happy relationship.

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  1. Absolutely agree with all of these. Being able to talk to each other openly and honestly is the best thing for a relationship. Even if it is a difficult conversation. Hopefully working through those difficult moments will make a relationship stronger.

  2. It can be so hard to make time for each other after a day with the kids but it's really important.

  3. Trust really is everything! I agree with everything you’ve spoken about, it’s so important to spend time together xx

  4. All three of these are super important and something that has to be worked on in any relationship, solid advice Mel

    Laura x

  5. All of these are very important. My friend was in a bad relationship with a controlling guy once, was awful