For most of us, it’s difficult to think about ways to improve our relationships with our partners. What we can do is learn different psychological tactics that can help improve our sense of connection with the people we love. Maintaining that connection is a must of we want our relationship to feel more passionate.
Simple Psychological Tactics For Lovers To Try Out
So, how can psychological tactics help improve any romantic relationship? They align your thinking and present better ways of coping with negative feelings. They also teach you to foster positive interactions with your significant other:
What do you expect your partner to do in a given situation? Do you expect your partner to act correctly? Or, do you think otherwise? With expectancy effect, we can positively influence our partner’s behavior with positive expectations. For example, if you tell your partner, “You’re very kind,” it’s more likely that he or she will be.
When your significant other made a mistake or is stressed, what do you normally do? Do you gloat and say, “I told you so”? Well, it’s not going to help. What will help, however, is something called positive support. Listen to your partner. This will help him or her cope with difficult situations.
Whenever your loved one does something nice for you, you’re more likely compelled to return the favor. This is what’s called the reciprocity norm. What you need to do is keep the cycle going positively so you’re in a relationship where you do good things to each other all the time.
What’s great with these psychological tactics is that each one has been tested to work. Pick one tactic and see if it works for your relationship. For more tips and tricks about dating, read other posts on the blog.