15 Ways To Fix a Relationship When It's Close To Hitting Rock Bottom


Lifestyle | By Ian Anglin | November 24, 2017

All relationships some their difficulties. The good thing about all of this is that if you know how to handle the rough points, you can easily save your relationship from a potential break-up. This story is going to list 15 fixes you can apply to your relationship - these fixes range from getting into the route of the problem to expressing your concerns to your partner and to learn how to mutually look for a solution without blaming each other.

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Get Into the Route of the Problem

Once you have identified a recurring problem in your relationship, you shouldn't keep that information as a secret from your partner. What you should do is have a sit-down with your partner, and tell them exactly what your opinion on the subject is.

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Express Your Concerns to Your Partner

Any time you feel something bad is going on with your relationship, you should this out with your partner. The more that you keep stuff inside you, the more likely it's going to be that you are going to easily irritated - that's what happens when we "bottle up" emotions inside of us.

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Look for Solutions - Don't Accuse Each Other

If you have had a conversation with your partner about the problem your relationship is facing, the next logical step is to look for a solution. An important thing to note here is that you should not accuse each other, or try to put the blame on the other person.

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Learn to Properly Communicate

Apart from being a good listener, you should also know how to properly communicate with your partner. Proper communication includes not blaming the other side, not trying to win at arguments, and being able to come to a mutual understanding.

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Keep Your Emotions in Check and Stay Composed

Once the day comes when you need to have the difficult conversation with your partner, it is important to be able to remain composed and to keep your emotions in check. This is easier said than done, but it is something that you should keep in mind.

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Find a Middle Ground as a Solution

Fixing a problem in your relationship and coming up with a solution is not a one-sided act. A proper solution should be of benefit to both parties - this means that you should be looking for a middle ground between what you and your partner want.

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Be a Good Listener

Once your time to talk has passed, it is important to remain present in the discussion and be a good listener towards your partner. This means that you should properly analyze what your partner is saying, and why they are saying those things.

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Don't Bring Up the Past

A lot of people feel a need to win in arguments and debates. That's a bad thing to do with your partner. Anyway, a lot of people try to win at these arguments by bringing up the past - anyone can do this trick to "win" in a fight, but that's not the point of your relationship.

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Rebuild Your Trust

If you have followed the advice listed so far, and have found a middle ground as a solution to your problem, the next step is to rebuild the trust in your relationship. This process takes time, so it is important not to hurry it.

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Learn To Be Caring and Loyal

In order to prevent similar problems in the future of your relationship, it is important to learn to be caring, loving and loyal to your partner. This is the same thing you should always expect from your partners as well.

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Learn to Spend Quality Time Together

Another important aspect of having a good functioning relationship is to spend a lot of quality time together. Quality time includes intimate moments, going out for walks and having deep conversations, as well as just enjoying touching each other.

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Get Into New Territories

Your relationship should never get "stale." This means that you should not be doing the same things over and over again. You need to learn how to have a great time together and try to get into new, different types of adventures with your partner.

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Be the Healthiest Version of Yourself

Relationships are not just about intimate together and having deep conversations. You should always strive to be the best and healthiest version of yourself - this means exercising and eating a clean diet so that you will always as good as you can be for your partner.

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Don't Rush the Solution

Once you have a potential solution to a problem that has been plaguing your relationship, it is important not to rush your solution. Your partner may not ready yet to make the necessary adjustments, which is why you need to give them space.

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Maintain Some Individual Passions and Friends

Another important aspect of being in a properly functioning relationship is to keep the ability to maintain individual passions and friends. Just because you are in a relationship, it doesn't mean that you need to share everything and everyone you've got with your partner.

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