5 Tools to Maintain Healthy Relationships
Positivity is a way of thinking that includes a broad range of positive emotions, like joy, gratitude, curiosity, hope, and adventure. Practicing positivity opens you to new relationships and experiences.
People with high levels of openness are more likely to have healthy communication and consider thoughts and opinions different from their own. This doesn’t mean you have to change your values or your boundaries.
You just need to listen with the intention of understanding the other person.
Regularly show the other person that you care, are there for them, and value the relationship. Show them with actions and words. Remember, this should NEVER mean doing something that makes you uncomfortable, like drinking, using drugs, or having sex.
4. Social Networks
Get to know some of the important people in your friend or partner’s life. While it’s important to maintain your own independence, it’s also good to have some friends in common and regularly hang out together.
5. Sharing Tasks
Sharing tasks means dividing up responsibilities to help each other out.
You could do the dishes if someone else makes dinner. What other tasks might you do for those you care about?