Having a strong relationship doesn't come easy. There is a lot of hard work that goes into making a relationship a healthy and strong one. Dr. Jeffery Bernstein, a contributor writer for Psychology Today has a list of 12 tips that can be helpful in making a relationship a strong one. These tips can help increase the quality and closeness of your relationship.
Listen, really listen
Keep the big picture mentality
Put your partner's needs above your own
Catch your partner doing things you appreciate
Use "I" statements
Aim to resolve disagreements quickly
Don't bring up the past when dealing with the present
Don't nag. Stand in the mirror and nag at yourself
Don't trash your partner to others
Don't insult or belittle your partners work, relatives, or interests
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