When you see the words, “happy couples” what comes up for you? You probably know a few of them. They may be friends of yours or a couple you’re aquainted with – and they always seem to be happy. What’s their secret? How do they do it?
Relationship research (Dr. John Gottman and others) has demonstrated that indeed, there are qualities that happy couples tend to share.This is great news for couples committed to strengthening their relationship foundation and being – well, happy! Yes, it may take a little effort to change the dynamics between you and your partner but with with good intentions and focus, you can do it!
Let’s look at some of the secrets of happy couples below. Consider each as it applies to your relationship and commit to trying to incorporate some of them.
11 secrets of happy couples:
Relationships do require work and that’s ok! Doesn’t this apply to anything worthwhile to you in life? If you care about it, you are willing to do what it takes to nurture it. And if you have children, it’s so important for them to see their parents having a happy relationship.Seems to me working on bringing up the happiness quotient in your relationship is a win-win for all.