Finding somebody you want to spend time with can be difficult enough, but once that happens, you’ve got to deal with the task of maintenance: keeping things fresh, finding time for each other, and generally just coming up ways to navigate the tricky ups and downs every partnership faces. Try grabbing some girlfriends for an overnight or a weekend getaway every few months.
Lucky for you, we’ve come up with 101 relationship tips—some big, some small—that’ll help you improve any partnership.
Plus, we asked a few of our favorite relationship experts for is worth a read), and the sex and relationships editor at The Frisky Ami Angelowicz. It might sound obvious, but when you really allow yourself to listen—and ask questions about—what your partner says, it not only leads to better conversations, but also better communication.
From how to deal with jealousy to how to get over a potentially deadly lull, we’ve got 101 relationship tips that you can start implementing right now, so start reading!
Whether you have study hall together or live together, handwritten notes are personal touches in today’s highly digital world. Not doing them if you live together can create tension, and doing them can create unfair expectations.
Learning to say “I was wrong” is a skill worth learning.
No relationship can be successful if you don’t feel good about yourself, both inside and out.
What are you hoping to accomplish in the next year? These answers change, so we need to keep asking these questions. Find 10 things you really love about them and tell them.
Take a step back and figure out the big things about your partner that truly bother you, and approach them from a place of concern and support instead of nitpicking for sport.
It’s proven that couples who learn together connect deeper.
well, you might need to revisit why you’re constantly seeking out drama. Assume that if something was said that hurt your feelings, it wasn’t intended that way. Give your partner the benefit of the doubt, but if it’s really bothering you, don’t be afraid to bring it up.