Like many couples, you and your partner may be discussing your relationship goals as you start the new year. If you’ve ever set a relationship goal, you know it starts out exciting. However, it can become a daunting task. Over time, you can struggle against the idea of “failure” or what you “should” be doing.
Shared goals are, of course, important for all couples. That said, the realities of everyday life can make some relationship goals feel like disappointment rather than progress.
What if you turned those goals into habits?
Instead of focusing on one fixed goal, apply these habits to the areas you feel are in need of change. Develop some of your own. Whatever your decision, commit to forming a healthy, loving relationship.
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