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9 Signs Of A Healthy Relationship You Should Always Look For
By: Kratika Fri, 13 May 2022 2:25:22
We all want to find that one person we can be with and be in a completely healthy and happy relationship. After all, most of us go through enough of the bad ones to know a good one from one that’s heading down the dumps. Or do we? There are a few signs of a healthy relationship to help us stay on track, that you just can’t ignore.
Sadly, it’s easy for a relationship to become dysfunctional and unhealthy. There are so many things that can happen that lead to mistrust, resentment, and manipulation. Proactively learning how to have a healthy relationship can only be good for you and your relationship.
If you’ve ever endured a toxic relationship before, then you know just how sabotaging it can feel. You may think someone must cheat for these things to happen, but even minor annoyances can lead to more significant problems if not handled correctly.
But when you’re in a healthy relationship, you naturally become your best version of yourself because of them. There’s nothing draining, toxic, or one-sided about the relationship with a healthy relationship.
# You feel happy
This may be a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised how many people think they’re in a healthy relationship and are just unhappy, but blame everything else.
If you’re in a healthy relationship, you are simply happier. You don’t worry as much, you don’t have as many negative thoughts, and you’re genuinely in a good mood most of the time.
# You can be apart with confidence
Most couples in unhealthy relationships can’t be apart without having reservations or without getting angry or upset about it. If your relationship is healthy, you have no problem being apart and making it work.
# You argue
Yes, arguing is HEALTHY! You have to argue in order to get your opinion across. If your relationship is healthy and you’re arguing about important things, it means you’re comfortable enough to voice your opinions even if they differ.
But there’s a thin line between arguing constructively and arguing just because you’re annoyed and upset with each other.
# You feel safe and secure with them
Safety and security are very important in a relationship. If you don’t feel safe with the person you’re with, then you’re always a little anxious. If you feel safe and secure with your significant other, then it’s a healthy relationship.
# You don’t have anxiety when they go out with their friends
This is a big problem for many couples unaware they’re in an unhealthy relationship. If your partner can’t go out without you being super anxious and worrying, you’re in an unhealthy relationship.
You should always be able to let your significant other go out and spend time with friends without having to think twice about it. If you do this, no problem, your relationship is healthy.
# You don’t doubt that they’re telling the truth
You just automatically take them at their word. That’s called trust. It is vital for a healthy relationship. If you don’t have this in your relationship, it’s nearly impossible for it to be healthy.
# You feel at home with their family
Unless they’re not in contact with their family or their family is just very strict and seem to not like you, you should be able to feel at home and comfortable around their family. If you can do this, then you have a healthy relationship.
# You barely complain about them to your friends
Because there really isn’t anything to complain about. If your friends even noticed how little you complain about this person compared to those you’ve dated before, it’s a sign of a healthy relationship.
# You don’t want them to change
How many people have you dated and thought, “If only they would stop doing that?” If you’re familiar with thinking this, then you have not been in healthy relationships in the past.
However, if you look at your partner and don’t want to change anything about them—other than them forgetting to change the toilet paper roll or other little things—you’re finally in a healthy relationship.