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Things we need to stop doing if we want a healthier relationship

Published on Sep 02, 2023 08:07 AM IST
  • From prioritising the partner's needs to sweeping issues under the rug, here are a few things that we need to stop doing.
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Often the things we do ruin a relationship than the things that we do not do. In order to create a healthy space for growth and communication in a relationship, we need to ensure that we put in equal amounts of effort. This also involves stopping doing a few things to make way for a healthy relationship to happen. "We often underestimate the skill it takes to see people as they really are. Too often we get caught up in who we think they could be, and start burdening them with unspoken, unrealistic demands they never agreed to carry," wrote Therapist Klara Kernig. Here are a few things that we need to stop doing.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 08:07 AM IST

Often the things we do ruin a relationship than the things that we do not do. In order to create a healthy space for growth and communication in a relationship, we need to ensure that we put in equal amounts of effort. This also involves stopping doing a few things to make way for a healthy relationship to happen. "We often underestimate the skill it takes to see people as they really are. Too often we get caught up in who we think they could be, and start burdening them with unspoken, unrealistic demands they never agreed to carry," wrote Therapist Klara Kernig. Here are a few things that we need to stop doing.(Unsplash)

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We need to stop overthinking everything. More often than not, it is the assumptions that ruin a relationship. If something bothers us, we should address it immediately. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 08:07 AM IST

We need to stop overthinking everything. More often than not, it is the assumptions that ruin a relationship. If something bothers us, we should address it immediately. (Unsplash)

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We need to stop prioritising the partner and their needs all the time. A healthy relationship also involves self-care and self-love. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 08:07 AM IST

We need to stop prioritising the partner and their needs all the time. A healthy relationship also involves self-care and self-love. (Unsplash)

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Holding grudges can ruin a relationship slowly. We need to stop doing that and instead directly speak to each other of the changes that we need to see. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 08:07 AM IST

Holding grudges can ruin a relationship slowly. We need to stop doing that and instead directly speak to each other of the changes that we need to see. (Unsplash)

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We need to stop letting the inner critic ruin the relationship. The way we think of ourselves and see ourselves also impacts the relationship. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 08:07 AM IST

We need to stop letting the inner critic ruin the relationship. The way we think of ourselves and see ourselves also impacts the relationship. (Unsplash)

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We also need to stop sweeping difficult conversations and issues under the rug. Instead, we need to address them and find solutions together. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 08:07 AM IST

We also need to stop sweeping difficult conversations and issues under the rug. Instead, we need to address them and find solutions together. (Unsplash)

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