Fairy-tale Love is Hard
relationships don’t just happen. They take time, patience, and two people who
truly want to be together” ~ author
Everyone knows that couple that just
seems to have it all. How do they do it? People often look at someone else’s
relationship and wonder why theirs isn’t as perfect.
Have you ever asked yourself, “What is it like being married to you?” Having
a long lasting, happy relationship is not as easy as simply finding that
Relationships take work:
place the “happiness burden” on your spouse. It is a burden neither spouse was
designed to carry. Find your own happiness.
thoughtful things for each other. Treat
your significant other as you would like to be treated.
the relationship with the thought of giving, “What can I do for you?”
Don’t take your partner or your relationship for granted. By giving your partner attention, you'll give
your relationship or
marriage a world of good.
Communicate – stay connected. Remind
your partner of why he or she is special to you. Be honest with each other. If
you don’t say what’s bothering you, it won’t get better. Never ignore each
other’s emotional needs. Ask for what you need. Give them what they need - listen and pay attention to the clues.
begins with a smile.” – Mother Teresa
When you're in a good
relationship, you learn things, you act differently and you think as
part of a team.
If you are having
trouble resolving a situation with your significant other or communicating
about your relationship, don’t hesitate to seek help. EASE has counselors available if you
want to talk (800) 882-1341.