Even though every relationship has its ups and downs, successful couples have learned how to manage the bumps and keep their love life going, says marriage and family therapist Mitch Temple, author of The Marriage Turnaround.They hang in there, tackle problems, and learn how to work through the complex issues of everyday life.Or do you have unresolved issues that prevent you from trusting others?Problem-solving strategies: You and your partner can develop trust in each other by following these tips, Fay says.Problem-solving strategies: You and your partner can learn to argue in a more civil, helpful manner, Silverman says.Make these strategies part of who you are in this relationship. Do you see certain things that cause you not to trust your partner?
Problem-solving strategies: Even partners who love each other can be a mismatch, sexually.But don’t use a long list of deal-breakers as an excuse to keep people away.“No one is going to be perfect.” On the other hand, she adds, “Don’t go into any relationship thinking you’re going to reform them.” You won’t.Even though there are always going to be problems in a relationship, Sherman says you both can do things to minimize marriage problems, if not avoid them altogether. Thinking your mate will meet all your needs -- and will be able to figure them out without your asking -- is a Hollywood fantasy. Next, use humor -- learn to let things go and enjoy one another more.Finally, be willing to work on your relationship and to truly look at what needs to be done.