The 7 Qualities Of A Happy Relationship

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Another chapter and a new journey begins after saying your “I do’s.” But staying happy during the journey is not like a ‘one size, fits all’ notion. It is not a matter of how much love there is at the beginning, what matters is how much love you have cultivated along the way. To be happy in a relationship is never an easy task. There are rules you follow, principles to abide and there are things you must have to maintain a happy relationship with the one you choose to be with in your lifetime.


Quality 1: Love

 

Enough love for oneself could lead to leakage of that love towards your partner. It will be a radiating kind of love. I’ve always believed that you can never truly love another without learning to love yourself first. In order to be happy in a relationship, this love should be cultivated, nourished and fed. Otherwise, the seed you planted will not be able to grow. It is a kind of love that will have the power to move mountains and will overcome whatever comes your way.


Quality 2: Giving


By this I don’t mean material things. I would mean to give selflessly, putting oneself a second priority and have that of your partner first. Staying happy in a relationship would depend most on how each person gives and on how each person interacts in that two-way street. To put one’s partner’s needs on top priority is I think a gift that not everyone is fortunate to have. When both parties mastered this, it is easier for them to meet halfway.


Quality 3: Time


Time is the only element to prove one’s love. Time is also the one who has the power to make or break any relationship. If you have so much love in your heart but can’t give time to show it, it is rather empty and useless. Time is the best thing you can give to your partner. Just by staying for a few minutes listening to your partner’s musings is already bliss.


Quality 4: Communication


Establishing a good communication with your partner could lead to a happy and fulfilled relationship. Once you have mastered the art of communication, the pieces will just fall back to their places. Communication does not only involve talking but also more importantly, listening.


Quality 5: Honesty


One attribute of a person that can make up or destroy certain relationship is honesty. Being able to go up front and say the truth is I think the very thing that needs courage and discipline the most. This is because being honest involves huge risks. It involves the risk of total rejection. But once you are past that stage, things will become easier.


Quality 6: Trust


It is important in a relationship to have trust. It is the kind of trust that never falters. It is the kind of trust that you know your partner loves you. One caution though, too much trust could also break. Human frailty is the obstacle for trusting too much.


Quality 7: Understanding


When all has been said and done, the only thing left would be “understanding’. If you have this then there will be no doubt you can maintain a happy relationship. This will stand out alone. If you don’t understand then all efforts done to make the relationship intact is futile. Both party needs to compromise.


Those are just a few must-haves that prove to be essential when you want to stay happy in a relationship. The most important thing is you play the role well. Be true. Be smart. Be loving.


Source: BlackLoveAndMarriage

 

 

COMMENTS (6)

Thanks for your advice.....am in love with a wrong person but to let go is very difficult for me......
Posted by omajuliet on Mar 27 2014 @08:18
Nice. Advic
Posted by agbekeade on Feb 09 2014 @09:07
God is d only true love now
Posted by lizc on Feb 02 2014 @22:56
@ybinks mo I have known women who gave up on love. They however bounced back mainly from being self reflective. Sometimes to move forward you have to take a step back. Reflection is a good teacher, I would suggest you reflect on your last relationship and what you would have done different but don't let it dictate your new one but let it build you, your confidence and your trust. Love is a wonderful thing if you are in the right place.
Posted by tinee on Jan 28 2014 @11:03
to find a true luv lately it difficult,bliv mi ur boifrnd as anoda gurl,same way ur gurl as anoda man..d word luv to me mean u cherish one person more dan others,so trust is vry difficult to build..
Posted by modelyins@ Ybinks mo on Jan 23 2014 @14:41
Let's stay true to ourselves just like our God keeps staying true to Us.Love is unconditional!Father,I said till dealth do us part I want to mean it with all of my heart.Help me to love u more than I can love him more than I love him.Then I know I can love him more than anyone else
Posted by bonita on Jan 21 2014 @13:14
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