#6 Stop Expecting Perfection
The sooner you realize that nobody is perfect, the better it is for your relationship. You have to understand that we all make mistakes because we are humans. You need to avoid unrealistic expectations from your partner. It goes without saying that no one is perfect…not even the celebrities!
#7 Trying to Change the Personality of Your Partner
You have to realize that everyone has a unique personality and that’s what makes the world such a fascinating place. We meet people with different personalities every day. You find someone who has a completely opposite personality than yours and you fall in love with that person. However, after some time you try to change that person to be the same as you are. Remember that you fell in love with that person because of his/her personality; don’t change it only for your own sake.
#8 Not Appreciating Your Partner
Few words like “thank you so much” or “I love you” can mean a world to your partner if said with a passion. We tend to not appreciate the person who means the most to us and as a result of it, that person starts drifting away from us. The key to a healthy relationship is trying to make your partner realize that you care about him/her and that you appreciate their efforts.
#9 Stop Lying About Everything
A relationship starts to die the moment your partner starts thinking that you are not being honest. Whether you are lying about spending time with your friends or about doing something you promised you would do, the bottom line for you is that you need to stop lying and be honest with your partner. It helps in maintaining the most important thing that holds a relationship together, trust!
#10 Stop Keeping Score
Why do people keep score? Well, they do it so that they can use it in the future to prove their point. But when you are in a relationship, you have to stop keeping score. Try to forget the mistakes of your partner and don’t ever use their mistakes as your scapegoat – it is a cheap trick that should never ever be used.
The Takeaway for You
It is understandable if you are unable to avoid all of the above-mentioned mistakes, but try your best to not repeat them. Your partner will notice that you are trying to be a better person and will definitely appreciate it. Just remember that becoming a better person takes time. So, just make up your mind and start your quest on becoming a better person for not only your partner but for yourself as well.