It is the hardest job we never apply for; an engagement that could either make or ruin your future. Relationships are complex and it only takes some traits, ingredients and a sense of maturity to keep a relationship going.
Relationships – gay or straight – are all bound to survive or fall apart. But there is a solution – in this piece, you will read about the basic things that grows your relationships and keeps the love burning.
Privacy – Yes, we know you are in a relationship but you MUST understand that before your relationship, your partner had a life! The reason why most of us break apart in this love-journey is because we try to fit in to every part of their lives.
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In this 21st Century, privacy means everything to everyone. Give your partner some space to breathe, don’t be all UP in their business. They will respect and love you for that.
Letting go your insecurity – 70 percent of breakups or divorces are because one or both partners felt insecure of the other. If you don’t feel comfortable of your lover taking a holiday trip abroad with the opposite sex, I’m afraid you are not in the right relationship. Psychologists argue that insecurity are clear symptoms of trust issues.
No partner feels comfortable around an insecure partner. Insecurity only opens the can of worms for stalking, death threats and obsession.
Independence – The 21st Century is the busiest and most demanding moments in human history. With bills to pay, a good body to keep, a life to sustain, a job to maintain, the last thing anyone would want is to carry an additional burden.
Remember, love in this recent age is not the love of our ancestors. You must learn to be independent in any relationship. This brings a sense of responsibility and maturity to the relationship. Both partners can support themselves and aim at achieving greater things with the little they BOTH have.
Relationship in the 21st century is mutual. You don’t sit back and watch your partner do all the loving and caring. You must contribute your best. Love is not all about kissing and sex. Love is more about building and achieving things together. This is how you last in a 21st Century Relationship.