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5 Things You Should Know About Your Partner in a Healthy Relationship

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5 Things You Should Know About Your Partner in a Healthy Relationship

On January 9, 2015, Posted by , In All Posts,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With 4 Comments

No matter how long you have known your spouse, they will never cease to surprise you.  When you are in a healthy relationship, you are continually discovering new things about your spouse. That’s because as humans, we are continually changing so there is always something new to be learned. However, there are a couple of things that every married person should know about their spouse. They include:

Dreams

It is important to know your spouse’s dreams. Dreams in this case refer to what your spouse is passionate about or what they aspire to do outside of being a wife or husband. This helps you to support them better.

Love language

Every married person should know how their spouse says “I love you.” As you probably know, there are five love languages: words of affirmation, acts of service, gifts, quality time and physical touch. If you know your spouse’s love language, you can tell when they are expressing their love even if they don’t out rightly proclaim their undying love for you.

How they handle difficult situations

It is important to know how your spouse responds to difficult situations. Some people find it hard to talk when faced with a difficult situation while others prefer to talk about the situation extensively. Just because your spouse is silent doesn’t mean something is wrong or they are giving you the silent treatment.  They might just be having a hard time at work.

When they are upset

Can you tell when your spouse is upset? When your spouse is upset, it may be best to step away and let them cool down. This helps to deescalate things and prevent further relationship issues. When you’re in a healthy relationship you don’t have to have the last word.

It is also necessary to know how to calm your spouse down when they are upset. They may just need a listening ear, hug or cupcake.

Medical Needs

This one may seem obvious or like it belongs in marriage tips for newlyweds but it deserves a mention. Every married person should know their spouse’s medical needs and wishes. This way, in the event that your spouse is hospitalized you can ensure that they get the right treatment.

In order to have a healthy relationship with your spouse, there are certain things that you should know about them. These include their dreams, how they express love, how they handle difficult situations, when they have reached their limit and their medical needs and wishes.