Ingredients for healthy relationships

There are specific ingredients for healthy relationships. Relationships will be more easier if you have these ingredients and you implement them always.

Here is a little checklist. How many can your relationship tick off?

Ingredients for healthy relationship

Accountability

  • Admit mistakes for when you are wrong
  • Accept responsibility for your behaviours, attitudes and values

Trust

  • Accepting each others word
  • Giving the benefit of the doubt

Cooperation

  • Asking not expecting
  • Accepting change
  • Making decisions together
  • Willing to compromise
  • Win win resolutions to conflict

Honesty

  • Communicate openly and truthfully

Safety

  • Refusing to intimidate or manipulate
  • Respect physical space
  • Expressing self non violently

Support

  • Support each others choices
  • Being understanding
  • Offering encouragement
  • Listening non judgmentally
  • Valuing opinions

Its very simple, right? Yet, most couple fail to do it. These are just the basics of love and respect that you should have for each other, otherwise what is the point in being in that relationship. . Remember if you partner does not afford you the respect that you deserve then maybe it is time to end that relattionship. Dont stay with someone because you are afraid of not finding someone else, with the right attitude; there will always be someone. When you get into a relationship make sure its worth it. Make sure you have these basic ingredients for healthy relationships 365 days a year.

Do you have anything else to add?