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4 exercises every couple must do to make their relationship work

Published on Apr 08, 2024 08:00 PM IST
  • From aligning our intentions, words and actions to not expecting our partners to fulfill every relational need, here are a few things we should do.
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A relationship demands equal amounts of effort and understanding from both partners to make it secure, happy and healthy. "From the moment two people choose to enter into a relationship, each partnership has an equal chance of either engaging in work that builds a secure bond that endures over time, or not engaging in secure habits which lead to dissatisfaction and dissolution. The odds of either outcome depends on what both partners do individually to make things work," wrote Couples Therapist Jordan Dann. Here are five exercises that couples must do to make their relationship secure and healthy.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 08, 2024 08:00 PM IST

A relationship demands equal amounts of effort and understanding from both partners to make it secure, happy and healthy. "From the moment two people choose to enter into a relationship, each partnership has an equal chance of either engaging in work that builds a secure bond that endures over time, or not engaging in secure habits which lead to dissatisfaction and dissolution. The odds of either outcome depends on what both partners do individually to make things work," wrote Couples Therapist Jordan Dann. Here are five exercises that couples must do to make their relationship secure and healthy.(Unsplash)

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We all have relational needs that we expect our partners to fulfill. However, we should start practicing the idea of accepting that the partner may not be able to fulfill each and every need we have. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 08, 2024 08:00 PM IST

We all have relational needs that we expect our partners to fulfill. However, we should start practicing the idea of accepting that the partner may not be able to fulfill each and every need we have. (Unsplash)

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Our intentions, words and actions should be aligned in a relationship. Only then can we put honest efforts that can bear results. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 08, 2024 08:00 PM IST

Our intentions, words and actions should be aligned in a relationship. Only then can we put honest efforts that can bear results. (Unsplash)

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We should become more emotionally aware of ourselves and express our emotions more directly to our partner. This will bring more clarity to the relationship. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 08, 2024 08:00 PM IST

We should become more emotionally aware of ourselves and express our emotions more directly to our partner. This will bring more clarity to the relationship. (Unsplash)

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We should attend to the needs of the partner and pay attention to how they can feel secure and safe. We should learn to prioritise the bond we share. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 08, 2024 08:00 PM IST

We should attend to the needs of the partner and pay attention to how they can feel secure and safe. We should learn to prioritise the bond we share. (Unsplash)

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