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Relationship non negotiables couples should have

Relationship non negotiables couples should have

Hello everyone, and here we go to another post for this week. I’m going to talk about another relationship problem, Maybe more like things we should have. I will be explaining what it means to relationship non negotiables. If you are in love with your partner, this should be included. Please keep reading to know about it because it’s essential.

You will know the reason why it’s essential to have it. Also, the benefits of it. How can it help you to have it can affect your Relationship? Share this with as many as you can to spread the word. And if you can find it helpful, I would appreciate it if you could subscribe to my email list.

Relationship non negotiables couples should have

Alright, I would like to start by discussing today’s post. This will include some things you should know before I mention the non-negotiables. And I’m sure some people might not understand this. Because at first, I didn’t know what is it. I was aware of it, and we are doing it. But the term was new to me.

Q: What are the relationship non negotiables?

A: Let me put it simply for you. When you have Something that could be negotiated, we call it “Negotiable,” which partners could discuss to reach a solution or opinion. However, the non-negotiable are things you should have with no negotiation.

You can’t discuss your way out of this. And what I mention below are Relationship non negotiables any couple should have. These can be called qualities of a healthy and good relationship if you are looking for Something like that. Make sure to work on having these things. You need to have them and don’t negotiate with your partner.

Well, this goes for both partners and not one. If you don’t want to have it, you can find someone who suits your need. There is no need to waste yourself and time looking for relationships that aren’t meant for you.

Benefits of the Relationship non negotiables

  • Both will have a happy relationship.
  • Free from jealousy and other things that could ruin it
  • Being with your partner for a long time together
  • Enjoy living together and growing old

I’m sure some of you are already thinking of more of the things we should have as a couple. There are probably so many benefits to having the non-negotiables. But I mentioned some of the above. And I want to clarify Something because it’s not just the list below.

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More non-negotiables like honesty, respect, religious beliefs, “monogamous,” and jealousy. However, my list below is different, and it’s what I have with my partner, including many others. Some of them you should have, and others shouldn’t have. And no need to negotiate about this because it’s a deal breaker for any relationship.


By now, you already know that these are also the qualities of a healthy relationship. But there are more things. So, please take the list below alongside any other non-negotiable you need to have a good relationship with your partner.

Breaking the promises

A promise sign with two hands
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Let’s start with the first one. And this is a deal breaker for us. I’m sure, so many relationships take this so seriously. Breaking promises is non-negotiable and shouldn’t happen. Well, for my partner and I, if someone breaks the promise, we assume that person will do anything because we take it seriously and respect the pledge.

Every couple should honor their promises because it breaks our hearts when someone doesn’t keep that and do whatever. No matter what the reason is, no one should do that. It will shatter your trust and Relationship, Something no one would want to have it.

Q: How can someone never break a promise?

A: It should be easy once you get used to it. One thing you should do is remind yourself. Another thing is making it very important to you. This way, you will respect it. If you don’t follow the promise, your life will be ruined.

There will be a moment when you feel breaking it is easier than keeping it. But you always have to fight for your Relationship.

Always tell the truth to each other.

A truth sign with colors.
Photo by Magda Ehlers

Being honest with each other is a golden key to a happy relationship. This is Something that I had doubts about it. And the reason I doubted myself is that people would say lie to save the Relationship and make it sound good. But I ended up convincing myself that it was not good—another one of the non-negotiables we should have.

I wouldn’t say I like to lie because I want to enjoy my time with my partner without worrying about Something. However, once you lie one time, you will have to live with it the whole time unless you confess. And if it’s late, That would hurt more. So, this is a deal breaker and cannot be in your Relationship. No matter what the reason is.

Q: What if it’s a lie about Something simple and silly?

A: Well, that would be an excuse for you to lie. And you would use it for any lie, which is not good. So, I would say no matter what it is. Never try to lie about Something when it comes to your partner. Keep things always open and tell the truth.

A healthy relationship always has honesty, trust, and respect. It would be best if you didn’t do whatever you did before. And if it’s Something that could be fixed or dealt with. Then, better to say it and get it over with.

Forgiveness between each other

I will admit that this wasn’t easy for me at the beginning. When your partner makes a mistake, maybe do Something you don’t like. It gets you angry or upset, which is expected because we are humans. However, it would be best if you made sure to be forgiving to your partner—one of the Relationship non-negotiable things any couple should have.

This is one of the qualities of long-lasting relationships. When you forgive your partner and learn to grow together, it will help make things easier for you as a couple. Also, allow you to enjoy your life since it’s not a big deal.

Something you should know about this. It’s one of the non-negotiables, but it isn’t easy to have. This means you need to work on it. Develop it every day until you get it—when you forgive your partner fast for life problems. It doesn’t have to happen in a second but don’t take so long because that might not be good for you.

Make your life fun and enjoyable together.

a couple having fun outside. Relationship non-negotiables
Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

Some relationships that I know it doesn’t include fun things in life. Well, these types of relationships don’t last for a long time. They don’t have this, which is one of the non-negotiables. Making life fun and enjoying it together is a must. Don’t make it dull and just about one or two things. You don’t have to spend a lot of money either.

Ways more your life fun:

  • Try Something new together.
  • Laugh with each other every other day, if not every day
  • Work on plans together ad achieve them.
  • Adventure is significant in a relationship.

I could go all day mentioning things to make your life fun. And enjoy your time together. The next one on the list is another way to make it fun and enjoy being together. This is a deal breaker, and I will explain to you why because some relationships have a breakup because of this.

Your partner will be bored, and that is not a good sign. Sometimes they will find someone else to make it fun for them. At first, it would be just doing fun things such as going to a theme park or doing a fun activity together.

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Then, when it keeps happening, matters will take turns and level up to more than that. One would be getting less attention from your partner. So, make sure to have this Relationship non-negotiables if you want to have a long-lasting relationship.

Show love to each other every day.

A couple showing some love. Relationship non-negotiables
Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash

This is Something I want to mention. Not because it’s Something essential for us. But also, I’ve seen some couples struggle. Partners are looking for love from other people. And that alone makes it one of the most important non-negotiable in a relationship. You need to show love to your partner every day. It could also be multiple times every day if you make it enjoyable.

It doesn’t matter whether it’s a long distance or living together. There are so many ways to show love to your partner. Because I’m in a very long-distance relationship. And we are enjoying every minute together and finding ways to enjoy and show love to each other.

Conclusion of Relationship non negotiables couples should have

Pinnable picture. Relationship non-negotiables
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Thank you so much for reading until this point. I appreciate your time and learning about these non-negotiables. Also, the qualities of a healthy relationship. Things you should have at all times to enjoy being together as a couple.

I’m curious what you think of these things. Do you have a non-negotiable that is not on the list above? Let us know in the comment below.

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Archana Singh

Wednesday 28th of December 2022

Just yesterday, only I was talking to a friend about relationship non-negotiables. And, today I see your post You covered everything we discussed. It's like you read our minds.

Fransic verso

Wednesday 28th of December 2022

Hahaha, I see. Well, I didn't know that xD I think it's that we have the same mind thinking haha


Tuesday 27th of December 2022

Such a great post. Thanks for sharing

Fransic verso

Wednesday 28th of December 2022

I'm glad to know that you think its a great post.


Monday 12th of December 2022

I totally agree with you! Happy to see that being honest is the key to a happy relationship because this is one of my non-negotiables.

Fransic verso

Monday 12th of December 2022

Right? It's important to be happy. Thank you for reading!

Healthy Aging

Sunday 11th of December 2022

It's always good to establish boundaries and limitations. Relationships work out better that way.

Fransic verso

Monday 12th of December 2022

Thank you for reading and sharing your thoughts!

Jennifer L Prince

Sunday 11th of December 2022

Definitely have fun together! I've been married for 28 years (and dated for 4 before that), and having fun is key.

Fransic verso

Monday 12th of December 2022

Thank you so much for reading and sharing your thoughts about it.