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What makes a good Relationship?

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Muyibat Oguntade English 102-551 Women and Men 23 June 2004 What makes a good Relationship? A good relationship is the result of hard work. My mother used to say, "Two heads are better than one, and behind every man there is always a woman." Having a good relationship with one's partner is the greatest gift anyone could ever ask for, although it is not easy to find that one person. It takes time. Meeting someone for the first time doesn't mean that one should fall in love right away because that wouldn't be considered love. One has to take one's time to study the other's behavior and know what the both have in common and what the other person likes and dislikes. ...read more.


In other to have a good relationship both parties must be willing to commit to each other and sacrifice things as well. The husband must not only take his career job as is only responsibility, he should know that the most important part of his responsibility is his family and same goes for the wife. The husband must be willing to help out in the house in order to reduce the burden on the wife and that is how a good relationship last long. There is no perfect relationship. Every relationship has its ups and downs and as long as both partners are willing to sacrifice, they will get through the though times. Hard work is the significant result of a good relationship. ...read more.


One should try to adjust to the maximum extent possible. Even then if it doesn't work out, just leave it at that. Appreciation has its effect on every human being. It is the motivating factor for a human personality. So be honest and give sincere appreciation whenever your one's partner deserves it. Don't procrastinate or be stingy with your words. One should try to understand one another and see each others point of view. The act of forgetting and forgiving is essential in a relationship. So one must learn to overlook the mistakes of one's partner. Every time my mom is having the mother daughter with me, she would say, "Share your joys and sorrows however small they may be. There should be transparency in your relationship. Never hide a fact, thinking of imagined consequences." Honesty is the result of a hard work in a good relationship and one should not take that for granted. Oguntade1 ...read more.

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