Apr 24 2016
Everybody will have a true friend in his or her life.
A best friend is the first person you think about when you make plans. She/he is the first person you go when you need someone to talk to. Is your spouse that person in your life?
According to experts, friendship is the main ingredient of having a healthy relationship.
So have you at least thought about being your spouse's best friend once? If you want to make it happen now, first make a list of what you would want in your best friend. Now become that person for your spouse. Yes, you read it right because your spouse will also want someone to share their thoughts and find solace in the support of a partner.
Don't think that all these could happen in a blink of an eye. It may take months or years. So first try to know your spouse well.
It is really easy to pick the negative traits of a person. It won't do any good in your relationship (but don't completely avoid it you need to be aware of everything). Take a genuine interest in knowing your spouse. You may be interested in knowing good things and bad things happening in your friend's life, and will be ready to solve it, so why not do the same with your spouse.
Notice the kind and generous things your spouse does and express gratitude. Everybody loves to hear a good word about them. Keep your ego out of the door.
Find time to interact with your spouse. You can share your goals, dreams, and aspirations with the spouse. But make sure that the conversation doesn't end up in arguments, even if it does try to keep it away from affecting your relationship.
Could you keep away from your best friend even after you had a big fight? So why stay away from your husband? Try to solve the issue without fuss.
Giving surprises once in a while in the form of gifts or preparing his/her favourite food are also great to cement your relationship. Your spouse may feel loved through your expressions of affection toward them.
Don’t wait for your partner to take the initiative. Start cultivating a friendship with your spouse today itself it will definitely transform your relationship to a deeper level of love, intimacy, and trust.