Common Traits of a Healthy Relationship to Compare Yours With
Ask yourself if your couple has the following traits of a healthy relationship and see whether your relationship is healthy:
Do you and your partner have good listening skills? Do you share hopes, wishes, dreams, and problems? If yes, then you have healthy communication.
Good Problem Solving Skills
Do you negotiate and compromise? Are you careful with anger? Do you avoid calling each other names? Do you try to reconcile after a fight? If yes, then you have healthy problem solving skills.
Friendship and Support
Do you feel that your partner is on your side? Do you and your partner have trust in each other? Can you turn to them for support? Do you consider each other friends? If yes, then you friendship and support are on a healthy level.
Do you and your partner often cuddle? Do you have a good sex life and try to please each other sexually? If yes, then you have healthy affection, which is one of the main traits of a healthy relationship.
Do you avoid dishonesty? Do you mean what you say to your partner? Do you act reliably and trustworthy? If yes, then your honesty is on a healthy level.
Do you and your partner make sweet gestures (surprises, cards, flowers, massages, meals)? Do you go out of your way in order to please each other? If yes, then your relationship is romantically healthy.
Do you believe in each other's skills and capabilities? Do you avoid undermining your partner’s self-esteem? If yes, then you have a healthy level of respect, which is one of the main traits of healthy relationships.
Are you available to each other, both physically and emotionally? Are you there when your partner needs you? If yes, then your availability is on a healthy level.
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