The presence of love and kindness in a relationship can promise a happy and fulfilled life with your partner. Without these two qualities, anger, bitterness, and resentment can easily dominate a relationship that can end with a heartbreaking ending.
Love and kindness come in many forms, and while words are often used to express them, there is nothing more meaningful and genuine than actions and gestures – no matter how small or simple they are.
Here are some of the ways to be kind and loving in a relationship that can help you become a better partner.
Be their peace of mind:
Show your love and kindness by being their peace of mind. Life can be messy and chaotic sometimes, and we often find ourselves lost and confused. That is why, it’s important to find a refuge where we can feel safe, a peaceful place where we can just breathe.
Love them sincerely and genuinely:
Love expressed out of sincerity and genuine care is the greatest love there is. While some people claim to love another just because they make an effort to be with them, true love is more than your willingness to be physically connected to another person.
True and genuine love is beyond the physical and is characterized by acts of selflessness, concern for another person’s well-being, and the feelings of contentment that come from just seeing that person happy.
Be a source of comfort:
Be a source of comfort in the world full of uncertainties, not only for the person you love but also for everyone around you. Loving someone means giving them a shoulder to cry on, a refuge to run to whenever life becomes too much to bear.
Choose to be kind than to be angry:
People make mistakes and most of the time, our initial reaction is to be angry and to do something that will hurt them back – but if you truly love a person, why would you choose anger over kindness?
Learn to forgive and be kind especially if your partner did not mean to hurt you.
Respect and appreciate others:
Learn to respect and appreciate other people, especially your significant other. If you want someone to feel that you love them, appreciating and recognizing their existence in your life as a friend, a lover and a life partner, can be the most fulfilling gestures that you can practice.
Lend them your strength:
Loving someone means giving them the strength to face life and fight for what they love. Lend them your strength and share the burden with them. Make them feel that no matter how weak they think they are, they can also overcome these obstacles because you will be there.
Show them the beauty of living:
Loving someone means helping them to appreciate the beauty of life and living – especially when it matters the most. When times are tough, remind them that life can still be beautiful. When things aren’t going their way, help them remember that these are just challenges designed to help them grow.