In love, the passage of time often ends up blurring the passion of the first months. The routine sets in and the relationship runs out of steam. In some cases, this can lead to a breakup, as the partners want renewal. American researchers have looked at things to put in place when you are in this situation.
Breathe new life into your couple by having a goal
When left unmaintained, the merging of a couple can quickly give way to an autopilot mode. Fortunately, some fairly simple behaviors allow you to rekindle the flame, without providing immeasurable effort. American researchers from Northwestern University have looked into the matter. They managed to determine a main track to blow a breath of fresh air on his couple.
A somewhat bland relationship, a love story that is running out of steam? This is what scientists have determined as a solution to make your couple last healthily pic.twitter.com/hMspC6TyEE
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The study asserts that it is often the romantic relationships with the healthiest foundations that generally fall into routine. These couples must maintain their solid bases, while establishing new stimulating bonds. And researchers have found the best way to do it. The latter indicate “that a higher sense of purpose is associated with greater relationship satisfaction”. Couples with individual and common goals are the most fulfilledaccording to findings published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, in November 2021.
Behavior that amplifies the fulfillment of the relationship
Partners who have individual and common goals are more likely to be fulfilled, according to the researchers. They are more likely to “invest time and energy to make sure their relationship continues to work”, detail the scientists. The fact ofhave personal goals allows each of the partners to feel more “connected with the purpose of their life and this can help you to grow as an individual and as a couple “, they add.
According to the scientists, the “determination and the meaning of existence”, allow couples to be better equipped to overcome future obstacles, such as relationship difficulties, or financial problems. Having goals not only helps maintain your couple, but also your mental health.as proven by a study published in May 2019 in the journal Jama Current Open.
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