4 common problems that impact your relationship

By Miss Kes

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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There are some common problems that will affect all couples in long-term relationships, and neglecting them could be to the detriment of the relationship.

Some of them may seem insignificant, but eventually they build up, then there's the ultimate explosion.

Below we list a few of the more common problems, and the ways to counter them.

Disconnect

It is hard to cultivate emotionally balanced relationships with technology knocking at the door of intimacy. Couples text more than they talk, and that creates more problems than solutions. One major way to solve this is agreeing to limit time spent on cellphones when around each other.

Taking stress from work home

It is understandable why couples do this as they are seeking comfort in an empathetic party, but unloading all the drama of your day can kill any positivity that your partner may have had from his/her workday. One way to fix this is to avoid talking about work in the evening unless asked by your partner. Leave work at work.

Money

One of the most common problems in relationships is finance. If one person is carrying 90 per cent of the financial responsibilities, it will cause havoc. One way to solve this is to budget and stick to the budget as a couple to alleviate the imbalance.

Housework

It can be challenging if the woman feels burdened by housework while the man sits back and relaxes. Fix this by agreeing to certain duties and working together as a team.

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