Are you looking to improve things in your relationship to ensure it lasts?
Relationships are similar to any other pursuits in life. To get the best and most out of it, you need a strategy. Often times, a strategy involves setting goals to get where you need to be.
These quotes highlight 6 important goals you and your spouse need to work toward for success.
Note: These quotes originally appeared in 6 Goals Couples Should Have for a Healthy Relationship.
An excellent workman always searches for new ways to hone and harness his skills. Shouldn’t you make room for improvements in your relationship?
House chores are endless; each member of the family needs to carry their own share of the load to make it work.
If you’re going to make a decision, even if you have the right to, but it’s going to affect your mate, wouldn’t it be loving to let that person know?
Put yourself in their shoes. How would you feel if they made decisions behind your back, especially those that would likely cause you harm or put you in a difficult situation?
Try to eat a meal together every day. Make use of every opportunity to communicate with your mate. When spending quality time together, resist the urge to be on social media. They need your attention, all of it!
Learn to oblige your mate. Sometimes it’s pointless to argue when a simple disagreement can be laid to rest. Sometimes it’s best to give up this one thing to ensure your relationship survives.
Don’t become engrossed in other activities when your mate tries to discuss things with you. This could be embarrassing for you, and disrespectful for your mate.
Resist the urge to also speak when your mate brings to the fore something they find distasteful or hurtful. Let them have their say. Once they’re done, you’re free to speak.
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