Many people assume that just because they are OK without things they want so is their partner.
'No relationship is perfect' shouldn't be used as a rationalization for complacency."— Irina Firstein, LCSW, individual and couples therapist"A friend taught me that no matter how in love you are or how long you've been together, it's important to take an exhale from your partnership.
Here, we've distilled it down to the very best advice 15 experts have learned.D., associate professor of psychology at California State University, San Bernardino how the rest of the relationship will go.Many times an issue is brought up by attacking or blaming one’s partner, also known as criticism, and one of the killers of a relationship. Instead of saying, 'You always leave your dishes all over the place! ' try a more gentle approach, focusing on emotional reaction and a positive request.not just how you feel about each other in the moment."— Jeremy Nicholson, Ph.D., psychologist and dating expert"There is one major cause of relationship problems: self-abandonment.