It seems that today people live in modern timesand entage of successful relationships is significantly lower than percentage of divorced and unhappy marriages.
We can say that over the last few decades the marriages lost their credibility. Experts explain that young generations find it really difficult to stay committed and dedicated to their partners.
For successful relationships, both partners need to be loyal, committed and understandable.
Below you can read about 8 common mistakes that slowly ruin the relationship.
1. Expecting from your partner to change because of you
We all have flaws and each person has specific character. You should never expect from your partner to change according to your desires. Even if your partner decides to change “for the sake of love”, it don’t necessarily mean that the change will be according to your imagination. You need to accept your partner on the way she or he is.
2. Always having to win an argument
People fight and argue in order to prove that they are right, and the reason for that is their ego that tries to dominate. When you are in situation to argue with your partner you should try to stay calm and present your point of view. Let your partner to present his or her point of view and then try to solve the problem – together.
3. Allowing a third person to interfere
This is very common mistake that many young and modern couples make. If third person interferes in your relationship you should be aware that it will make the things even worse. You simply can never know with certainty if the third person is mature enough to solve the problem between you and your partner. That is your problem and you should solve it together with your partner. There is only one exception: marriage counseling.
4. Neglecting the emotional and physical needs of the partner
If you neglect your feelings about your partner, he or she might start looking for someone else in order to fulfill them. Regardless of the situation in which you’re going trough, you should not forget to let your partner know that you still love them.
5. Disrespecting differences
It is fact that there are not two identical persons in this world. We all are different in some way. It is crucial to respect all differences between you and your partner.
6. Not accepting fault
When some person has strong ego, it is really hard for that person to accept fault. But, you should think twice as you are arguing with your partner and that is the person you love. Letting him or her, know that you are sorry won’t hurt. Even if you are not wrong, you can offer sincerest apology. You should never let your ego destroy your love.
7. Lack of communication
Maintaining communication is vital for each relationship. Whether there is a small or a some big problem between you and your partner, you should know that many relationships end due to lack of communication.
8. Differences in opinion
Always respect your partner’s opinion. For example, if you want to create a family as soon as possible, and if your partner needs more time to prepare for such big responsibility, you should talk about that and make wise consensus from the both sides. Listen to your partner and talk about all possible options and decide what is best for both of you.