These Are The Survival Tactics You Should Be Adapting As A Couple
In today’s dating scene, couples need to survive. There are so many distractions that can lead to the destruction of a couple. From social media, stress at work, to toxic family life, there are too many influences to mention. So, what kind of survival tactics need to be done for a couple to ensure that their relationship is safe?
Survival Tactics For The 21st Century Relationship
If we’re not careful about our relationship, it definitely will not last in this day and age. For us to give our relationships a fighting chance, we have to employ survival tactics:
1. Keep an eye on the bigger picture.
Yes, distractions will be everywhere so it’s best to keep your eye on the prize. What is your end goal as a couple? Is it to get married? If yes, then try your best to work towards that goal without looking left or right.
2. Deal with stress together.
Interestingly, did you know that if one person in the relationship is experiencing stress, it’s likely that the other person will too? So, if you are having a stressful day, it’s best for you and your partner to deal with it together. Think about some proactive solutions like sleeping or exercising.
3. Become mentally and emotionally present.
The worst thing for a person to do is to be in a relationship, but be absent mentally and emotionally. It is draining for the other person involved and rots the relationship from within. Be present mentally (avoid distractions), be in the moment, and appreciate what you’re currently feeling.
4. Gratitude is one of the keys to being happy.
Researchers have found that saying thank you to your partner is one way to build a stronger bond with him or her. Make sure that you practice gratitude even for the small things.
When you have already done all four survival tactics, you can be sure that your chances will be better. The rest will be up to you. Be consistent in your relationship, and always think about you as a couple and not as an individual starting today. For more tips on strengthening relationships, read other posts on the blog.