Listed below are some of the most important qualities and characteristics that contribute to a healthy relationship.
People in healthy relationship:
Respect each other and each other differences
Care about each other and do thing for the other person
Are gentle with each other (not aggressive and demanding)
Trust each other, be honest and transparent
Share thoughts, feelings and needs
Conduct conflict with “care-fronted” rather than “con-fronted”
Learn from the past, plan for the future, yet focus on present priorities and responsibilities
Knows and values that each person has
Let each person develop also a life away from the relationship
Compliment on tasks “well done” or even just the intention
Listen to each other carefully with a goal to understand
Establish healthy balance between work and relationship
Be open and willing to change, creativity and spontaneously, yet honors routine
Value and appreciate the good things in each person – Focus on the positive
Willing to forgive and move on without anger and resentment
Know each other and as well as core values and goals
Keep learning and growing together (not apart)
Enjoys humor, laughter and have fun
The above is only a partial list building a successful relationship. Feel free to add to the above list and evaluate your answers. It is important to continuously evaluate your relationship, invest in it and do things to improve your relationship. The return on your investment would be priceless.
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