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Tag: happy relationships

Compatible partners

Compatible partners

How compatible do you think you are with your partner? It’s not rocket science and more often than not, people know deep down whether they are compatible. Even people who aren’t compatible can make it work although their relationship will have far more ups and […]

How to overcome insecurity in relationships

How to overcome insecurity in relationships

  How to overcome insecurity in relationships A lot of it is made up Separate what is your imagination and what is reality. When you feel insecure, you will be on high-alert for any possible sign that your partner doesn’t love you. Be willing to […]

What makes relationships work

What makes relationships work

  What makes relationships work I have often wondered what it is that makes a relationship work. Believe me, I have tried many different strategies to see whether I could come up with a foolproof method in order to be successful in the dating game. […]

How to attract a healthy relationship

How to attract a healthy relationship

  How to attract a healthy relationship I have had awful relationships in the past. There seems to be a slightly dysfunctional part to me that assists in focusing my ‘relationship radar’ in the wrong direction. I have had relationships with people that have been […]

Ground rules for healthy relationships

Ground rules for healthy relationships

  Ground rules for healthy relationships I will face my emptiness – I don’t expect you to fill my gaps and be everything to me. I will trust (and tell you when I don’t). I will be there – you can count on me to […]

Thoughts on marriage and divorce

Thoughts on marriage and divorce

  Thoughts on marriage and divorce I have never been married. Not that I have ever been against marriage but I have never felt the urge to marry anyone. I honestly don’t believe that marriage strengthens or weakens a relationship – if it is the […]

The most important key to a healthy happy relationship

The most important key to a healthy happy relationship

How to build a happy relationship There are so many factors that make up a successful relationship. I remember learning one theory about the basic building blocks of a good relationship: Shared values and commitment being the basic foundation with intellectual, physical and emotional compatibility […]

What happy couples don’t do…

What happy couples don’t do…

  Some couples seem sickeningly happy. Holding hands and gazing lovingly into each other’s eyes. So what have they got that we don’t? Why do they seem to fit so well together? Is it because they are ‘soul mates’, if such a thing exists, or […]