The 8 Best Things YOU Can Do For Your Relationship

BY: - 13 Mar '13 | Marriage

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The 8 Best Things YOU Can Do For Your Relationship

A healthy relationship is often about what the couple does together to make things work. Are they on the same page? Do they communicate their needs to one another? Do they share the same values?

But, it’s important to realize that it’s not always about what is being done together. Oftentimes, it’s about what is being done individually. How you take care of yourself and your needs can be just as, if not more, important than what happens when you are with your partner.

Taking care of yourself, and doing things to create a healthy state of mind, may be just what your relationship needs. If you take responsibility for how you feel, you put a lot less pressure on someone else. Remember, our partners should be adding joy to our lives — they shouldn’t be the one responsible for creating joy. You should create your own joy.  Here are some things you can do to make that happen.

1. Spend time with your friends.

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Nothing beats a girls night out, or some time with the fellas. It’s important for couples to spend time apart and connect with the other people that matter in their lives. It’s really just a chance to hang out, laugh, relax, and rejuvenate.

About the author

Martine Foreman wrote 233 articles on this blog.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Martine Foreman is a freelance writer and lifestyle blogger. To get tips for living your best life and also follow her crazy journey as a busy mom, wife, entrepreneur and honest chick from Brooklyn (now living in the burbs), check out her personal blog, CandidBelle. Martine resides in Maryland with her husband, two kids and crazy cat Pepper.

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