Relationships – How to Build a Meaningful, Long-Lasting Relationship


Humans are social creatures. Evidence of human sociality goes back thousands of years in cave drawings, scripture, poetry and bestselling novels. In this article we’ll explore some of the most important principles of human relationships. Relationships require sensitivity, a healthy sense of self and strong communication skills. Read on to discover how you can use these principles to create a meaningful, long-lasting relationship. Posted on February 11, 2016 by Dr. Mary Beth Harrington

They require sensitive communication

People with heightened senses may feel uncomfortable communicating with others. They may react strongly to slights or be self-conscious in private settings. They may worry excessively about the approval or rejection of others and may feel the need to isolate themselves far more often than necessary for a healthy relationship. Effective communication skills are essential for maintaining a healthy relationship. Listed below are tips for communicating with your partner effectively. This article will provide tips on how to communicate with someone who is overly sensitive.

They require a strong sense of self

A strong sense of self is an important component of healthy relationships. We must be aware of our own strengths and weaknesses before relating to others. This will help us make informed decisions and interact with the world in a positive way. A strong sense of self anchors us to who we are and empowers us to take advantage of the opportunities we come across. Without a strong sense of self, we may find ourselves drowning in the sea of relationships.

They can cause toxic feelings

If you’re in a toxic relationship, you’ve probably wondered whether you’re the problem. Your partner’s bad behavior may not be the sole culprit. It could be your own poor behaviors. Without knowing what’s going on, you can’t come up with an effective game plan. Relationships can cause toxic feelings in many different ways, but these three common causes can all lead to unhealthy relationships. If you’re one of the people who’s feeling the pain, there are things you can do to improve your relationship.