When you are in a relationship, you are locked in a bubble of fantasy and happiness. You completely shut your eyes to everything that is happening around you and enjoy the carefree bliss of being with a partner. However, it is equally important to stay grounded in reality when you are in a relationship with someone. That is why there is something called a reality check. It means you can ask yourself some questions about your relationship and get to know where do you two stand in each other’s lives. A strong and secure relationship is able to survive any reality check.
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Are you two spending enough time together?
If you want to examine your relationship, the first thing you need to do is to see if your partner is giving you time or not. If you two hardly spend time with each other than it is not a good sign. At the same time, it doesn’t mean you have to be together all the time.
Are you planning a future together?
Everyone makes a plan for the future. The same goes for in a relationship, so if you are in a strong relationship, it is pretty obvious that you two plan a future together. However, if that is not the case, then you must reconsider the relationship.
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Are you two open with each other?
If you want to have an everlasting relationship, one of the key things is honest communication. A relationship based on secrets might work for a little while, but in long run, it fails. So, check your communication skills.
How dependent are you on your partner?
When you are in a relationship is so easy to lean on your partner’s support. This doesn’t imply that you have to be dependent on your partner. It is important to know the difference between counting on partner’s support and being dependent.
Do you trust each other?
Trust is an important part of any relationship. Without trust, any relationship is doomed to fail. So, you must ask yourself how much trust is there in a relationship.
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