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Being Kind in a Relationship Goes a Long Way

Aug 17, 2007
Kindness is something that is often forgotten in a relationship. As we progress in our relationships and get more comfortable with our partners we tend to forget about the simple things that show we really care. We start to assume we no longer need to show our love and that our partner simply just knows we love them. Being kind in a relationship can go along way, though.

Many relationship problems stem from getting too comfortable. We start to forget about our partner and no longer seek to gain their approval, because we already have it. This comfort level can lead to some very bad behavior.

We start to forget what respect and kindness can mean to our partner. We start to take for granted that they will let us slide by without any gesture of love or kindness. When the kindness goes out of a relationship it opens doors for behaviors that are less then desirable. This can spell big trouble for a relationship.

Being kind in a relationship is about showing the other person you respect them. Kindness is something you choose, so it really says something about how you feel about your partner. Kindness comes form love and so by being kind in a relationship you are also showing love.

Kindness helps people to feel like they are valuable. It makes them feel cared for and like they really mean something to you. Being kind in a relationship means being attentive, supportive, understanding and honored. It is also protective. It is a way to keep your partner feeling good and happy.

Kindness can be shown in many different ways. It can be shown through words or actions. It can be how you approach them or how you tackle an issue between you. It can be something simple like picking up after them or doing something small for them. Kindness can show through in even the smallest of ways, but its impact can be huge.

Being kind is about thinking kind. You have to actually work to be kind. It is not something that really comes naturally. You have to be very attentive in order to show kindness. It takes some work, but it well worth it when you consider all it can do for a relationship.

Kindness in a relationship can really help strength the relationship. It can help make the bond between partners stronger. It can help to revive love and make the relationship that much better. Kindness can do many things and it really isn't that hard to input a little kindness into your interactions with your partner on a daily basis. You will soon find the many benefits of kindness make it well worth the effort.
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Jane Saeman runs a site called along with info on dating and relationship on her blog at at http://www.Hot-Firefighters.com/blog2
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