How To Make Your Partner Crazy For You
How often do you find yourself wanting to improve your relationship?
It’s a common problem that many people face. After all, you want to build a strong sense of trust with someone you genuinely love. But for one reason or another, you have no idea how to strengthen every aspect of your relationship for the better.
Look, I’ve found myself in the same position as you before. I know exactly how you feel. But the truth is that a healthy relationship requires a lot more than intimacy.
So if you want to improve your relationship, implementing habits that create a meaningful connection with your partner is undoubtedly a great place to start. Like the Roman philosopher, Seneca once said:
“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.”
So below are several strategies that you can implement to strengthen the quality of your relationship. Each of these insights changed my life for the better. I’m sure they will do the same for you, too.
Listen To Their Problems.
When you genuinely listen to what your partner has to say, the quality of your relationship will exponentially improve. Because when you show that you care about their problems and emotions, they’ll naturally want to reciprocate. Roy T. Bennett said it best:
“Sometimes all a person wants is an empathetic ear; all he or she needs is to talk it out. Just offering a listening ear and an understanding heart for his or her suffering can be a big comfort.”
For example, I used to keep my feelings hidden away all the time. The truth is that I never wanted to talk about how I felt as I didn’t want to be a burden on other people.
But one day, I hit rock bottom. My anxiety skyrocketed, and I quickly found myself experiencing a variety of mental health issues. I knew that something had to change.
So I had an honest conversation about my mental health with my partner. She didn’t judge or criticize me. Instead, she listened, and genuinely cared about everything I said.
Talking about my problems certainly improved our relationship for the better. Because all of a sudden, I recognized that she was willing to help me identify & overcome anything that was holding me back from living a better life.
If you want to strengthen your relationship, become more interested in what your partner has to say. Enjoy talking to them, and try to provide emotional support whenever they need it.
Although listening to each other may seem like a simple strategy, the effect it’ll have on your relationship is truly profound.
Accept Them For Who They Are.
Your partner will inevitably do things you dislike. They’ll occasionally say things that annoy you and make you question why you fell in love with them in the first place. But it’s important to remember that everyone has flaws and imperfections. It’s a natural part of what makes us human.
I accept that I have flaws, imperfections, and things about myself that I wish could be changed. I’m not perfect. So if I refuse to accept my partner for who she is, that makes me a massive hypocrite.
Instead of criticizing your partner and wishing for things to be different, a much better solution is to accept them for who they are. Like Marcus Aurelius once said:
“Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.”
You get the idea. When you embrace everything about your partner, including their vulnerabilities, they’ll naturally want to do the same.
Never Lie During Conversations.
Over the past few years, I’ve learned that honesty and trust are some of the most important aspects of a healthy relationship.
Because when you follow through on any promises and tell the truth, you’ll develop a strong sense of respect for each other’s ability to remain honest. After all, it’s much better to have a relationship built on trust instead of lies.
So if you want to exponentially improve the quality of your relationship, it’s essential to be honest with each other during every conversation. Warren Buffet said it best:
“Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don’t expect it from cheap people.”
So every day, ask yourself: “What actions can I take right now to respect, accept, and be honest with my partner?”
That’s all you need to do.