Studies have shown that after 10 years of being committed to someone, happiness levels tend to decrease overtime. Luckily, there are ways that you can make sure that your relationship stays in a positive place. As human beings, we are accustomed to naturally focusing more energy on negative situations instead of positives. Negative attributes of a person tend to stand out to us much more for extensive periods of time when compared to positive traits. Try to associate your partner with the positive traits that you admire as opposed to the negatives you see in them.
- It has been shown that around year eight, couples start to show a dramatic decrease int heir levels of happiness as a couple.
- Levels of affection tend to decrease once marriage happens, so it is important to still show the same levels of affection even after you’ve left the alter.
- Try to practice associating your partner with the positive attributes that you see in them instead of the negative.
“These five habits can help you cultivate satisfaction over the long run.”