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How do you get your relationships to work if they are going down hill?

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Asked by alisha2104 at 9:28 PM on Feb. 9, 2011 in Relationships

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  • That person has to work on himself first before their even a we (relationship).

    Answer by musicmom08 at 9:31 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • 1. Carve out time in your schedules for date nights. NO, a date night doesn't mean sitting in front of the boob tube for hours after the kids go to bed. Get out of the house, take walks, go out for meals, coffee...

    2. Affection really helps. Hand holding, light pecks on the cheek for no good reason.. It doesn't necessarily have to lead to sex.

    3. Speaking of sex...spice up the bedroom. Whip cream, chocolate sauce, oral sex...light spanking, etc. Be willing to try something new.


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:32 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • You have to BOTH talk it out and be honest about what is making you unhappy!! Some resentment and issues are the result of simple misunderstandings, others involve trust issues, but the only way to know for sure is to sit down and have a heart to heart chat.

    If you or your SO are not willing to talk things over, then you will never be able to address your issues and work on making things better. I think sometimes people are too afraid to "rock the boat," but seriously what do you have to lose--especially when you're already unhappy?!

    Answer by LoriKeet at 9:33 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • both people need to want it and be willing to put in time and effort. communication is key.

    Answer by lexi8622 at 9:34 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • Each person has to work on themselves and commit to being a good spouse to the other.

    Answer by bjane01 at 10:54 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • Make time for eachother. Counseling. Anything if both really want it to work.

    Answer by jessspurr86 at 11:34 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • anon and lorikeet said it all.

    Answer by angelm523 at 2:14 AM on Feb. 10, 2011

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