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Tired of Break Ups? These are 10 Habits to Avoid in Your Relationship

Dating and being married takes a lot of hard work. It does not just succeed without deliberate effort from both parties to make it work.

So what are the habits that can be destructive in a relationship? See some below and avoid them at all costs.

  • Blaming and Nitpicking:

    This will only compound your problems instead of solving them.

  • Being Defensive:


    When your partner has genuine concerns, don’t’ become defensive or escalate the situation.Instead listen.

  • Making important decisions without your spouse:

    This will only cause contention and weaken emotional intimacy

  • Bottling up feelings:

    imokWhen you have legitimate concerns, don’t bottle them up.Keeping them for too long could lead to an unhealthy build up of resentment.

  • Being selfish:

    Be attentive to your partner’s needs and wants.

  • Holding grudges:

    Grudges are like poison in a relationship. Always forgive and forget.

  • Badmouthing your in-laws couple_holding_handsThey may not be your best friends but they raised your spouse!
  • Don’t compare your relationship to others:

    Remember, you cant see the full picture.See info graphic;bad-habits-to-avoid-in-a-relationship

Infographic credit: Swinston & Associaes Counselling

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