Sometimes in the heat of the moment, you end up doing and saying hurtful things. Remember that words can’t be taken back once they are already said. So in such situations, before you react, think for a second and take a step back and go to sleep. Sleeping will provide peace and rest to your overworked mind.
And once your mind has had enough rest it can differentiate between right and wrong and will also help you in making proper decisions. This will, in turn, make you a better partner in a relationship.
5. Consider their perspective.
Rather than overreacting, try to maintain your calm in situations where you have the potential to ruin your relationship. Sometimes, holding back words can save your relationship, no matter how difficult it might seem at that moment. It is not necessary that you will agree with them on everything but what you can do is give it a thought. A good thought.
Just like you have your own opinions, and beliefs, your partner has theirs too. Consider what they are saying, and where they are coming from. Before jumping to a conclusion try to see things from their perspective. A lot of times, open-mindedness like this, and respecting your partner enough to consider their thoughts alone can solve huge relationship issues.
6. Take charge at times.
There will be a lot of times in your relationship where you will have to make some important decisions. You have two choices, either you complain about how things are or you take charge and settle it. It is always advisable to take authority in tough situations and be the mature one.
If complaining is not helping then just declare. But before you declare anything to make sure you are complaining about a valid thing. Do this to become a better partner in a relationship.
7. Water your side of the grass.
Even when you’re in love with your partner, you can’t deny that they can have some really annoying habits. And honestly, they do get on your nerves sometimes, knowingly or unknowingly. There can be little things that they do to annoy you a lot. Maybe they don’t text too often or maybe they don’t make it on time on a date.
Understand that it’s ok. They are just human. And instead of constantly counting things that they do wrong, keep a close watch on things you do wrong. Nobody is perfect, and expecting your partner to be like that is straight-up unfair, and wrong. Rather, accept each other’s flaws and be imperfect together.
Lastly, I just wanted to tell you that love is worth everything. There are going to be dark days, but if you both are genuinely in love then don’t give up. As they always say “One thing we DO know is that whether you’ve loved and won — or loved and lost, it’s ALWAYS worth it.”
It’s not that hard to be a better relationship partner.
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