Successful Relationships Reading Corner
This week we said that how you make decisions and find mutual solutions is a pattern for your relationships. Here are some people who have enumerated important factors in a healthy relationship.
8 Keys to a Strong Relationship “So what makes a relationship strong? Is it all about trust? Sexual satisfaction? Or something else? To help answer this universal question, researchers used machine learning to examine relationship variables in 11,196 couples during a 2020 study. They found that, above all, feeling your partner was committed to the relationship for the long haul and how appreciative you are of your mate were the largest predictors of relationship satisfaction.”
9 Qualities of the Most Successful Relationships “In working with couples for more than four decades, I have been able to observe how committed partnerships are influenced by society’s changing definitions of what a quality relationship is. But despite those changing mores and values, I have also witnessed that some characteristics of successful relationships have remained constant independent of those influences.”
Think you’re in a healthy relationship? Couples therapists share 10 must-have qualities for long-lasting love “In a healthy relationship, both you and your partner feel connected to each other and are satisfied with how the relationship is going. That may sound obvious, but an estimated 40% to 50% of marriages, in particular, in the US end in divorce. So establishing a healthy relationship is often easier said than done. There are many factors that make up a healthy relationship, like commitment and trust, which can help you navigate problems and stay together. Here are 10 signs that you’re in a healthy relationship.”