13 Things That Happy Couples Never Do In A Relationship\

While almost every third person is in a relationship right now, fewer couples are actually really happy. It is not for us as bystanders to decide who is happy and who is not, but, we can certainly catch a few signs along the way. From cherishing the relationship to giving their partner enough space to breathe, there are many things that people in a happy, fulfilled relationship do. Truth is, there is no recipe for a perfect relationship, as there is no glove fits both the hands. But there are some hacks that can be employed to determine whether your relationship is a happy one or not.

So, here is a chance for you to know what happy couples never do in a relationship.

Let the spark die.

Let the spark die. 

Communicating thoroughly inside and out, letting your partner know how much you mean to them and keeping a sound profile about the relationship. Showing appreciation and letting your partner know how much you mean to them are instrumental to any companionship. Happy couples never let the spark die and they continue to treat their partner with the same love and respect.

Sneaky behaviour.

Sneaky behaviour. 

Checking up phones, emails or stalking around is not in happy couples’ behaviour at all. There comes a very thin line when you are sharing your life with someone, and that must be respected. Trust is very essential part of any relationship and that must be built with practice. People in a happy relationship simply don’t snoop around.

Doubt each other’s feelings.

Doubt each other's feelings. 

People in a happy, fulfilled relationship talk through their doubts and issues. Open communication is essential, as it solves many problems even before they begin. While there can be a lot of signs lying around, the best is to talk about it with the one person that means the most to you, your partner.

Play mind games.

Play mind games. 

Playing foolish mind games and putting an immature show of emotions is what we are talking about. Happy couples have no room for lies and manipulations.

Belittle each other.

Belittle each other. 

People who care for each other and are in a happy relationship never attempt to discourage their partner or hold them back in life. The constant encouragement and support are essential to them and hence they share it thoroughly.

Give up the efforts.

Give up the efforts.

If you stop trying in a relationship, it will die. Relationships, like partnerships, take constant efforts. You must never give up on it. The most visible sign of a healthy relationship is a person’s will to keep trying.

Set up comparisons.

Set up comparisons. 

Knowing that every person is different and every relationship is unique, happy couples don’t urge to set up comparisons. Rather, they enjoy their distinctions and are excited to experience everything first hand for themselves.

Air their dirty laundry.

Air their dirty laundry.

Haha! No, they don’t. One of the most mature signs of a relationship is making sure that the issues don’t leave the bedroom. If you are in one such relationship, then congrats, the relationship must be a happy one.

Nagging and nit-picking.

Nagging and nit-picking.  

Nit-picking is so petty. This kind of behaviour must not be appreciated in any relationship, especially an intimate one. It takes a lot to be so exposed and vulnerable to another person. No one wants to be judged and put to introspection.

Have a sense of self.

Have a sense of self. 

Happy couples realise that relationships should not take over life and that’s why they have their own lives and a sense of self. They know when to work as a unit and when not to. Happy couples have their individual hobbies and are fine with having a life of their own.

Open to improvement.

Open to improvement. 

Like every sphere of life, relationships also have immense room for improvement. Happy couples are those who are open to suggestions and actively seek improvement.

Flexibility to gender roles.

Flexibility to gender roles. 

From sharing responsibilities to encouraging unconventional behaviour, people in a happy relationship give their partner enough room to groom, grow and step outside the box. After all, gender is a myth.

Sweep things under the rug.

Sweep things under the rug.

Remember the quote: “Never let your loved one go to bed angry.”

A bit understated, but very much accurate. People in a happy relationship don’t sweep things under the rug. They recognise the importance of thorough communication and hence never let any issue go unresolved.

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