Do you ever ponder over the progress of your relationship, and how far come you’ve come in life with that special someone? Just like annual report cards and monthly balance sheets, it would help if you take some time off and make a mental note of all the big and small milestones in your romantic relationship. If you evaluate honestly, you will be surprised to observe the growth and connection built over some time. It will also help you know about the shortcomings and areas that need more effort, and overall improvement to get the best relationship in the world.
While every couple should be able to make their own rules, don’t forget to take tips and lessons from real-life happy couples around you. Every time you find yourself on a sticky wicket, don’t be shy to ask for help from your parents or experienced couples, who would have faced similar situations. There are plenty of examples of power couples one can look up to for advice on building trust, marriage, and family values. Despite their cultural differences, age gap, or opposite personalities, one can get inspired by power couples like Michelle and Barack Obama, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, and many more examples.
Recently, when Michael B. Jordan, actor and People's 2020 Sexiest Man Alive, made his relationship with actress Lori Harvey Instagram official, their fans couldn’t stop swooning over details like he sent her 15 bouquets of white roses and took her on a holiday for her 24th birthday. These gestures of affection often make for great stories and set the benchmark high every time you step on the next level. It doesn’t have to be expensive, but the thought behind making your partner happy makes a huge difference in strengthening the bond and showing your seriousness. It’s also a sweet feeling to save for a special occasion and splurge on someone to mark a special occasion. From caring about each other’s likes and dislikes to keeping the spark alive, keep the ball rolling, and plan things for an exciting romantic life.
Although there is no official scale to measure the success rate in a relationship, one can easily assess it by understanding some simple principles. If you can trust your partner and feel content to have them in your life, you are surely on the right track. If there is a sense of doubt, uncertainty, or feeling of dissatisfaction, figure out the source of the problem and nip it in the bud before it turns into a festering wound. Do not take the escapist route or leave it on the partner to resolve it, take initiative and discuss it frankly at the right time. It does take a lot of effort and courage to open up to your partner, but once you can break the ice it takes no time to get the best relationship in the world.
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