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Perhaps you grew up in a household where there was no role model of a solid, healthy relationship and you doubt that such a thing even exists.
To meet these challenges, and to keep your relationship healthy and happy, you need to work at it.
Relationships are like bank accounts – if there are fewer deposits than withdrawals, you will run into difficulties.
Successful couples tend to be realists who recognise that a relationship will go through ups and downs.
If there is something in your relationship that is difficult or painful to talk about to each other, consider seeing a counsellor.