How to Be a Reliable Partner
What do you do when your partner is depressed? Doesn’t it just hurt watching your loved one in pain? Being reliable when your partner is having problems is the best way of showing your devotion. Being at his/her side during the worst moments is one way of showing how true your love is. For better or for worse, right?
Know your partner.
This means that you should be able to tell when your partner is having a problem. Sometimes, due to several reasons, your partner may not be able to tell you that s/he needs help or and support. This leaves you to make yourself become sensitive enough to know when your partner is depressed. The sooner you know when your partner needs you, the sooner you can run to his/her side.
What makes your partner happy?
Your partner may need to see family members and friends to cheer up. If you know what makes your partner happy, you know exactly what to do to make things a little better for your partner.
Help by being optimistic about the problem.
No matter how big the problem is, it will help if you offer hope. Your partner needs to believe that the problem can be resolved. Discussing possible solutions and being involved in actions towards solving the problem will make your partner feel how much you want to help.
In the end, getting through a tough time together will make your relationship stronger than ever. Going through a bad time takes your love to new heights. Your partner will be so grateful to have such a reliable person at his/her side.
August 31, 2007 Friday at 7:17 am