5 promises to make in your relationship



How you’ll argue

It’s quite easy to be mean and say things you don’t mean during an argument, that’s why finding ways to guide you during this is key. Because couples differ, use methods that  best work best for you. For instance, if you know your partner likes space after an arguement grant him that and vice versa. On the other hand you could agree that no matter how big of a fight you have, you won’t go to bed before resolving the matter.


How you’ll commit  

Commitment can be interpreted differently, depending on the type of couple you are. For some, it means moving in together after a few months and for others, it means introducing each other to your parents. Know what it is that makes more sense to you and stick to it.


Your method of commitment

Perhaps your job allows you to have access to your phone the whole day while his doesn’t. Agree on the times you’re both free to make calls while a work. It could be during lunch hour and tea breaks. This way you’re creating a routine that best suits both your schedules. 


Your level of compromise

If he’s unable to shift his boys night out when you need him around, chances are, you won’t want to change your plans for him as well. Morals and values are a big part of most people’s lives so make yours known to your partner and so should he. Years from now, you don’t wan’t to be caught between pleasing your partner and sacrificing your own values because they were made clear from the beginning.


What you’ll share

Sharing and being transparent can easily get out of hand if you don’t draw a line between what’s acceptable and what’s not. So where you stand in terms of things like ATM pin codes and spare keys should be clear from the get go so none of you feels violated in anyway.


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