What's your secret to having a successful relationship?

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  1. stricktlydating profile image83
    stricktlydatingposted 5 years ago

    What's your secret to having a successful relationship?

  2. nicregi profile image75
    nicregiposted 5 years ago

    I am not sure if I am having a successful one but here goes.

    There is basically no secret for that. You need to be honest to one another. The more secrets you keep from your partner, the more chance there will be an issue popping up in the future.

    Communicate with one another and always try to give and take. Understanding each other is vital as without understanding, there is probably no relationship.

    At times, there are things not meant to be discussed to avoid unwanted understanding. Some do not agree with me but for me, some matters are just not meant to be discussed along.

    Besides that, always remember not to go straight into serious discussion when talking. Always be patience and try to talk things out when something happen. Also, remember that one side have to be more patience.

    Hope this answers your question.

    1. stricktlydating profile image83
      stricktlydatingposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Great! Thanks for your comments on this topic!

  3. JimTxMiller profile image78
    JimTxMillerposted 5 years ago

    Treat everyone I meet exactly as I want to be treated.

    1. stricktlydating profile image83
      stricktlydatingposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Great simple advice thank you!

  4. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 5 years ago

    I don't think there is any "secret".
    Selecting the "right mate" for yourself is the key.
    "There is no amount of (communication) or (work) that can overcome being with someone who does not want what you want."

    1. stricktlydating profile image83
      stricktlydatingposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is a very valid point dashingscorpio! Thank you so much!

  5. moonfairy profile image79
    moonfairyposted 5 years ago

    I think that mutual trust and respect are really important. I think that sometimes relationships get lost when one person feels that they "own" the other person and tries to control them....love, respect and trust are lost.
    I agree with Jim TxMiller that you should treat the other person the way you want to be treated.

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    ketanmposted 5 years ago

    Think of a relationship as a tree. It takes long long years of nurturing to have a tree which is deep rooted. So is with relationship, it needs constant nurturing. The nurturing is done through "communication" and "trust" along with "mutual acceptance of flaws of self and the partner".

    1. stricktlydating profile image83
      stricktlydatingposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! That's lovely! Thanks for sharing your outlook.

  7. sriramapriya profile image61
    sriramapriyaposted 5 years ago

    I hope there is a secret to having successful relationship, showing more affection and love, like me.............

    1. stricktlydating profile image83
      stricktlydatingposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your comment!  *Showing love*

  8. Anselome profile image79
    Anselomeposted 5 years ago

    There are a few factors:
    1. Attraction
    2. Friendship
    3. Trust
    4. Communication

    In order for there to be a relationship that has any chance at being successful, there has to be attraction.
    In order for the relationship to be enjoyable, you should have some commonalities and know each other fairly well. This is usually best done through friendship first.
    In order for the relationship to evolve and grow in a healthy way, you need to trust and be honest with each other. If you don't, chances are jealousy and paranoia will build on one or both sides.
    In order to maintain a happy, healthy relationship, communication is key. Without it you would never know how your partner feels and vice versa. Disagreements and arguments are part of a normal, healthy relationship (if they aren't a constant issue), and talking through them and reaching a compromise will strengthen your relationship.

  9. Beata Stasak profile image82
    Beata Stasakposted 5 years ago

    the freedom of expression, the respect of each other privacy and the good listening ears....

 
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