Understanding Commitment and Honesty in a Relationship
There are some desired relationship traits that you should aim to possess. We know the shared goals of a healthy relationship; Godliness, great looks, maturity, faithfulness, loyalty, and good humor.
What we fail to consider are the essential elements, the absence of which, can trigger your association with your partner: Commitment and Honesty.
The ultimate relationship treasures honesty, even though it is becoming rare in contemporary society.
On average, 50% of couples in a relationship have experienced unfaithfulness and, thus, honesty has become a critical aspect of a happy marriage. Keep in mind that that it is the only trait that shows total maturity, regardless of the financial aspect.
Modern relationships have experienced cheating husbands and girlfriends with quick, hostile responses in their malicious and effortless lies. Unfaithfulness makes your relationships incapable of fixing when it reaches an extreme level.
To thrive in a relationship, you have to possess the entire package of commitment: loyalty, honesty, and maturity. Such traits truly show that you care, thus, creating time for your partners and treating them to something exciting on special occasions.
Complete honesty in a relationship operates in the following steps:
It calls for your patience, since it takes time.
Take time with your relationship. It occurs in stages, from the first date you met to dining in a restaurant, all the way to accepting to live as a couple. It will require some time to understand the deepest secrets of your partner, their worries, and their characters.
Honesty requires your efforts.
We are aware that relationships are a two-way street, requiring efforts from both partners. Enhance affirmative actions with your honesty to motivate your spouse. They will, in turn, reciprocate the same and avoid cases of unfaithfulness, for fear of embarrassment.
Regardless of how difficult the situation is, the two of you can choose some rules and regulations to limit your actions and cases of dishonesty in the relationship. Thus, your level of honesty with your partner will significantly improve since both of you will understand the consequences of unfaithful actions.
Be real with your partner
As the saying goes, “the truth will set you free.” Spare your time and share with your partner when you suspect any cases of cheating. Honesty is about speaking the truth without hiding any secrets or aspects of his/her personality.
Even though it’s difficult to approach your partner with such issues, you can enhance a proper time when you feel he/she is happy and drop the bomb.
By Susan Johnes