11 Habits of Couples With A Strong Love
Listening is an important part of interacting with others in general, but it’s an especially important part of building a strong, long-term relationship, as Rori Sassoon, a relationship expert and founding partner of Platinum Poire, tells Romper via email. Listening — not just hearing — can help improve your relationship because partners feel like they’re actually being understood and that their partner really cares about how they feel or what they have to say.
4.They Don’t Let Fights Drag
Letting arguments linger rather than wrapping them up and moving on can cause real problems in your relationship. “If a couple has a fight, a little space and time might be necessary for everyone to calm down and be more rational,” Jonathan Bennett, a Columbus, Ohio-based dating and relationship coach, tells Romper via email. “But, a refusal to make up, especially as ‘punishment,’ can be very toxic to a marriage.” When the fight is over, own up to your mistakes, say you’re sorry, and move forward together.