[The degree to which couples have similar values does not change over the course of their relationship. Plenty of research shows that conscientiousness is a great quality to have in a spouse or partner.Those with similar values, however, are 22 percent more likely to rate their communication habits positively. Having a partner who is consistently reliable often means a healthy relationship with less conflict.
When partnerships are supportive they are infused with hope giving each person the consistent sense that things can only get better as they continue to work together.There is no better reward to inspire continued motivation than to have each partner feel they shine in their own importance and contribution. Cohesion: Trust is a basic need which every relationship needs.Partners must view the relationship as a collaborative effort backed by loyalty and commitment.If the relationship is in trouble and in need of support or guidance the partners trust they can come together in a way where needs and concerns can be met and realized.Sustaining relationships are made up of people who view each other as necessary equals and show a mutual respect for each other's differences.They find ways to focus on solutions, not problems and are committed to open communication in an effort to keep things together. Open: Successful relationships have partners who are consistently attuned to what is happening within and outside of the relationship, and their possible impacts on the relationship.