Most long-term couples are also best friends. But is it better to be friends before lovers, or slowly become friends throughout your relationship?
With the New Year in full swing it’s only natural to reflect on your current state of life and, more specifically, your relationship. With all of the holiday rush leading up to the New Year, chances are you skipped a few date nights and got a little busy with due dates and deadlines, so why not take this opportunity to resolve to strengthen your relationship in 2015? Here are six ways to strengthen your relationship this year.
Just like every relationship, friendships have their ups and downs. And while it is totally normal to be feuding with your bestie every once in a while, there are some people that just don’t learn. These are ‘toxic’ relationships that start to affect your daily life and must be addressed. While there are many kinds of toxic friendships, here are a few that came to mind for us. If any of your inner circle fits these descriptions, it may be time to cut ties ASAP:
When a long-term relationship ends, you not only lose a partner, you also lose one of your best friends. It’s no wonder why many couples try to stay friends post-breakup. But is it really possible to stay friends with an ex? Every relationship is different. What comes naturally to some may be very painful for others. Consider the following questions when you’re decided whether to save the friendship or walk away.