ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

10 Ways to Rebuild a Relationship

Updated on October 29, 2017
Felicia Jefferson profile image

My name is Felicia, I love writing and I am as sweet as a honeysuckle.

  1. Initiate: If you are the one who was in the wrong then you must initiate the conversation. People are often too afraid of what the other person might say or do so most people do not say anything at all. By not talking you are allowing this person to leave your life and you may not regret it now but you may regret it later on. Even if you are not at 100% at fault then you can still begin the conversation, be the bigger person, say what you have to say and be unbiased to what the other person has to say.
  2. Honesty: The conversation on both ends must be open, honest and with hold no information.
  3. Vulnerability: You cannot be too scared to share your feelings and thoughts with the other person. Allowing yourself to be fully open will show the other person that you still care, trust them, and you want to fix this situation more than anything else. Do not let your pride get in the way of this touchy topic.
  4. Reassurance: Reassure the other person or each other that you both want to fix this situation with your words and your actions.
  5. Communication: Speaking to and the way you treat each other or the other person is what makes up your communication. When it comes to your words choose them thoughtfully and the same goes for your actions. You must be willing to sit down and talk about anything and everything that is questioned in order to slowly get past the situation.
  6. Build Trust: Sit down with with the other person and discuss what you both need to do or what one of you need to do in order to gain each others trust back, What are you willing to do and comfortable with doing in order to get this person back in your life the where they need to be?
  7. Analyze: You much acknowledge what you did and ask yourself why you did that, what made you want to do it and most importantly, will you do it again. You cannot continue a healthy relationship with good communication if you do not answer these questions for yourself.
  8. Forgive Yourself: Try not to beat yourself up for the situation at hand. You must be able to forgive yourself for what you did, accept what you did and move on from it. You cannot hold what happened against yourself for the rest of your days.
  9. Forgiveness: You must be able to fully forgive the other person for what they did to you. You must not hold a grudge, be passive aggressive or hold this situation against them in anyway.
  10. Move on: Do not bring the situation up again!

© 2017 Felicia Jefferson

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Felicia Jefferson profile imageAUTHOR

      Felicia Jefferson 

      10 months ago

      Thank you very much and I can also completely agree with that; not everything can be fixed and it took me a very long time to realize that as well as accept that. You're completely correct not everyone was meant to be in our lives forever but I mainly made this for the situations that can be fixed and want to be fixed.

    • dashingscorpio profile image

      dashingscorpio 

      10 months ago

      Excellent advice!

      However sometimes even after one has made the effort they may have to accept the fact the relationship/friendship is over.

      Generally speaking it takes (both people) wanting to remain friends or in a relationship in order to work things out.

      There is no amount of "work" or "communication" that can overcome being with someone who simply does not want what you want. Natural compatibility trumps compromise.

      People always come into your life for a reason, a season and a lifetime." However it's not always up to (us) which one it is.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)