BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Reciprocate Compliments

Many people play down on the importance of compliments in their relationship with their partners. They carry the erroneous mindset that the times for compliment ended with the period of courtship. Some seem to act as though they are the only ones that deserve compliments. So they just keep on receiving and receiving without developingContinue reading “BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Reciprocate Compliments”

BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Avoid Frequent, Unnecessary and Endless Arguments.

      Arguments have their roots in conflicting opinions of the people involved. When two people have contrary views on a particular subject matter, issue, idea, etc.; when they discuss, argument will surely erupt. Something worth mentioning is that whenever an argument begins, those involved will lose their sense of reasoning. Their ears willContinue reading “BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Avoid Frequent, Unnecessary and Endless Arguments.”

BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Don’t Focus on the Flaws and the Mistakes of Your Partner

  It is very easy to focus on other people’s mistakes and flaws instead of focusing on their good qualities and their good works. Most times, we allow our reasoning to be clouded by the things we want that our partners have not done. We forget the good things that they have done for usContinue reading “BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Don’t Focus on the Flaws and the Mistakes of Your Partner”

BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Separate Disagreements from Your Relationship

  Most of us find it difficult to separate disagreements from our relationships. Whenever we have any disagreement with our partner, we allow it to affect, influence and define the fate of our relationship with the person. Some develop cold feelings about the person, while others could even stop talking to the person for aContinue reading “BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Separate Disagreements from Your Relationship”

BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Don’t Listen to React; Listen patiently to Understand

  Most of us are good at talking but we are not good at listening. Some of us are good at listening, but we listen to give personal interpretation of what we hear. Not everyone is good at listening patiently to understand the message passed before responding. Some are good at understanding but they areContinue reading “BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Don’t Listen to React; Listen patiently to Understand”

BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Don’t Expect to Be Treated the Same Way You Treat Your Partner

One of the reasons why we have problems in our relationship with our partner is because we expect them to treat us the way we treat them. As our expectation continues to grow, we become very demanding, possessive, selfish, over protective, critical, and full of complains. These attitudes eventually become very unhealthy for the relationship.Continue reading “BUILDING BETTER RELATIONSHIPS: Don’t Expect to Be Treated the Same Way You Treat Your Partner”