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relationship challenges

Your relationship is not perfect. Don’t worry though because nobody has one, even if it seems that way on the outside. There is no such thing as a perfect relationship, no matter what you believe. They are all going to have fights, they are all going to have problems but what matters most is the fact that you want to be together, and that you are willing to work through the issues that you have. In this article, we’re going to be looking at some of the tough points that we all face in relationships eventually, so keep reading if you would like to find out more. 

Communication Problems

The first issue is going to be communication problems. This will always happen at one point or another, but you need to sort it out as soon as it arises. Communication issues in a relationship can be a killer, and if you want your relationship to succeed, you need to do everything in your power to avoid this. If you are the person who has stopped communicating, then you need to acknowledge this and work on being more open and honest. If you are the other person in the relationship, you need to do everything in your power to get them to open up to you. Let them know that you are there no matter what, and they might find it easier to start talking again.


Health Issues

When you are in a long-term relationship, one of you is likely going to face some kind of issue at some point. There are a number of health issues that you could face, but no matter what it is you need to ensure that you are facing it together. For example, a common problem for people to face is hearing loss, and when this occurs your relationship may be put to the test. When it comes to hearing loss and relationships you need to be as understanding as possible from both sides. The person suffering the hearing loss needs to understand that they are not the only one being impacted and the other person needs to realize how difficult it is for their partner.


Exciting Career Opportunities That Require Relocation

This can be one of the most challenging situations for a couple to face. It can be even more complicated if you have kids and both partners work. However, it can be nearly impossible to turn down an amazing career opportunity without resenting the other partner. Likewise, it would be equally challenging for the other partner to transition his or her life to make it possible for the other to follow their dreams.

Career opportunity changes though are simply part of reality for most couples and it is something you can work with and overcome.


Emotional Distance

Finally, at some point, emotional distance is likely to become an issue. You cannot be close all the time, but you can’t let this go on for too long or you might never get back the closeness you once had. When this occurs, you need to give each other the time and space that they need, while still maintaining your relationship. It’s difficult, but if you truly love your partner then it can be done.

Hopefully, you now understand some of the tough points that you are likely going to face in your relationship. Every relationship has rough patches, but the important thing is that you work together to overcome the issue rather than letting it cause more problems and lead to the end. We wish you the very best of luck, and hope that you have found this advice helpful.


Dead Bedroom Syndrome

Dead Bedroom Syndrome is often a combination of the items above. For whatever rearson many couples get to the point in their relationship where even if they love each other ... simply aren't passionate sexually like they once were. This can be caused by psychological issues, health concerns, or simply that one or both partners needs to look for ways to make things fresh and new again.

No matter what might be causing your relationship to have issues, the important thing is to be able to look at things objectively and explore ways to remedy the situation before taking dramatic action. 

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James' passion for exploration and sense of duty to his community extends beyond himself. This means he is dedicated to providing a positive role model for other men and especially younger guys that need support so that they can thrive and be future positive contributors to society. This includes sharing wisdom, ideas, tips, and advice on subjects that all men should be familiar with, including: family travel, men's health, relationships, DIY advice for home and yard, car care, food, drinks, and technology. Additionally, he's a travel advisor and a leading men's travel influencer who has been featured in media ranging from New York Times to the Chicago Tribune, and LA Times. He's also been cited by LA Weekly "Top Travel Bloggers To Watch 2023" and featured by Muck Rack: "Top 10 Outdoor Journalists for 2022".

He and his wife Heather live in St Joseph, Michigan - across the lake from Chicago.