5 Relationship Survival Tips for Staying at HomeValor Counseling
Below are some tips to help your relationship thrive while staying at home with your significant other.
1 Make sure each person has their own space. It is completely normal and healthy to take breaks from each other. Some people need more space than others. Be sure not to take offence if your significant other is asking for space
2 Communicate. Make sure to tell your significant other if you’re stressed, bored, frustrated, and any other emotion you may be feeling. This will cue them to know how to interpret your actions and offer an opportunity to help you cope.
3 Have fun together. Plan activities you both enjoy, or try some new ones. For a list of some new fun ideas visit https://www.valor-counseling.com/10-new-things-to-do-while-stuck-at-home/
4 Make sure to get proper sleep and exercise. Sleep and exercise will help you be in the best place you can be. When you are doing good others around you will likely follow.
5 Repair any conflicts. All couples fight, even the most successful ones. It is healthy and normal for you two to experience conflicts. When these conflicts occur make sure you spend time to come back together and understand, process, plan for next time, and apologize for your part in it.
These are 5 great ways to make sure your relationship will survive these trying times.
Bonus tip: If your relationship is really struggling make sure to seek professional help. A competent counselor can help you two get back on track.