Relationships take a lot of work. And when we’re out of the honeymoon stage and not feeling very lovey-dovey, it can be challenging to be a good partner. We full into a rut, we take our partner for granted and we stop working on ourselves and the relationship. That’s why it’s so important to stay on our toes. And these four mindful tips can help you be a better partner.
Friendships take time. And it makes sense that the more time you spend with someone, the more likely it is that you become friends. But how much time does it actually take to make a new friend? Researchers asked the same question, and their research was published last month in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.