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Most Common Problems in Relationships and How To Deal With Them

Updated on March 3, 2016

Every single person who gets involved in a relationship, that person always wants some happiness, extra bit of support, understanding and peace of mind from that relationship. But these things don’t come so easily. These things take time, sacrifices, compromises and a lot of things. So it’s a very common thing to face different types of problems in a relationship.

Sometimes the problems are very simple which can be resolved so easily, but sometimes things get very serious. When you face serious problems in your most cherished relationship, it ultimately effects your whole life. Everything just falls apart then. So it’s very important to solve every issues with your relationship quickly and always maintain a stable relationship. Today we’ll talk about the most common problems in relationships and give you some pointers on how you can deal with them. So without further delay, let’s get on to it.

Trust each other and your relationship
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Most Common Problems in Relationships

There are different types of people in the world with different outlooks and mindsets. As a result, the problems of relationship come in a lot of variety. Different couples have different issues with their relationships. We’ve pointed out the most common issues and here, we’ll share them with you all.

Suspicion and Trust Issues

These are the most common problems in relationships. Some people are naturally suspicious. Some get suspicious over time. But it’s a very bad thing for a relationship. For pervious bad experience or any other reasons, people get so easily suspicious on their partners, even when there’s no reason. Your partner might suspect you for no reason or maybe have a hard time to trust you at all. These things can easily destroy a healthy relationship. You should never let these things get to your relationship.

Lack of Understanding

It’s a very common issue in relationships. It happens so frequently without you even knowing it. Maybe you say something for fun and your partner takes it damn seriously and things get worse. Or you might feel that your partner isn’t even trying to understand you and your expectations. This thing can really hurt relationships badly. Every single couples should have a very good understanding between each other.

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Impatience and Anger

These are very harmful things for a relationship. To continue a healthy relationship, to understand each other and to be succeed in your relationship, you need a lot of patience. It takes a lot of time. Things often don’t go according to plan and takes time to recover bad situations. So if you get angry and impatient so easily, then the relationship can get destroyed. For impatience and anger, physical abuse occurs which is the worst thing for any relationship.

Uncompromising Mentality

Sacrifice and compromise might be the most important elements for the success of any relationship. You need to sacrifice a lot of things for your partner or for the betterment of your relationship. Sometimes, you need to compromise with a very thing which means a lot to you for the sake of your relationship. These things don’t make you vulnerable. It makes your relationship stronger in the long run. Many people can’t sacrifice or compromise. They don’t like to give any space. My advice is if you can’t compromise a bit for your loved one, then you shouldn’t get involved in a relationship.


The word might be small, but the effects of it are destructive. Ego can single handedly destroy a very good relationship. Where there is love, there shouldn’t be any place for ego. When you fight over something with your partner and you both go silent, then you might feel so impatient and eager to talk with your partner but your ego will stop you. Who knows, maybe that’s the case with our partner too? You both wait for the other to talk with you but nobody does. That’s how the distance increases.

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Always have trust on each other. Never suspect your partner without any strong reasons.

How You Can Deal With This Problems

These were the most common problems in a relationship. Any couple can face any of these problems at any time. It’s natural. But it’s not about the problem, it’s about how you deal with it. That’s what shows the strength of your relationship. No matter what the problem is, the solution are almost the same. So here are some pointers on how you can deal with this problems.

  • Always have trust on each other. Never suspect your partner without any strong reasons.
  • Understand your partner. Take your time and talk with each other to build up understanding. Understand and respect you partner and his/her expectations from the relationship.
  • Always have a sacrificing mentality. Give more space to your partner. Never make your partner feel low. Try to let go of small things which you like if that makes your partner happy. Then your partner will make even bigger sacrifices for you.
  • Always have patience with each other. When things go wrong and you suddenly fall in a problematic situation, then don’t rush into anything. Take your time and be patient. Have faith in your relationship.
  • Don’t ever let ego come in your way. If you love your partner enough, then there shouldn’t be any ego at all. When you have a fight, make sure you’re the first to say sorry and bring things back to normal. This helps to grow mutual respect.

Trust, understanding and mutual respect are the most important things for a successful relationship

Take good care of your partner. Trust each other and your relationship

So we’ve talked about all the common problems in relationships and how to solve them. Never let any of these problems grow. If any of these happens, try to solve it as soon as possible. Take good care of your partner. Trust each other and your relationship.

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    • dashingscorpio profile image


      2 years ago

      "There are different types of people in the world with different outlooks and mindsets. " - This is very true!

      Each of us (chooses) our own friends, lovers, and spouse.

      I personally believe the number one problem in relationships is people (choose) the "wrong mate" for themselves!

      Too often people pursue relationships without figuring out who (they) are, what they want, or need in a mate. They allow "impulsive connections" and "happenstance" to dictate their relationship choices.

      It's the equivalent of going shopping without a list!

      Choosing the "wrong mate" for yourself guarantees increase conflict.

      The goal is to find someone who shares your same values, wants the same things for the relationship that you do, naturally agrees with you on how to obtain those things, and last but not least there is a mutual depth of love and desire for one another.

      Essentially you want to find someone who (already is) the kind of person you want to be with rather than trying to change them into him or her.

      If you or your mate has to change your (core being) in order to make a relationship "work" it probably means you have chosen the wrong mate.

      Very few people are walking around with one hand raised in the air screaming: "I'm looking for someone to change me!"

      Most people want to be loved and accepted for who (they are).

      There are only two ways to experience joy and peace of mind in relationships: We either get what we want or we learn to be happy with what we have. Accept them as (is) or move on. The choice is up to us!

      Choose wisely!

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      Devika Primić 

      2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Useful tips here and thanks for following me.


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