December 14, 2022
Being in a committed relationship is wonderful, although difficult at times. You have to learn how to live together, and your relationship is in a constant state of change. It’s an adjustment for both partners, and it takes time to get used to the other person. But there are some ways to make living and growing as a couple more fruitful!
It’s important to keep in mind that there is no one-size-fits-all approach that will work for every couple. Every relationship is different, so you should find out what works best for you as a couple.
Being in a serious committed relationship brings with it a lot of good! You get to work toward a shared common goal, which is one of the most strengthening things in any relationship. You should always work on your friendship because even on days you don’t feel lovey-dovey toward one another, you have that foundation of friendship. Ultimately, your relationship should be founded on trust and respect for one another.
Being in a relationship also means you need to navigate the bad and ugly parts of life together. This means working through difficult times, big and small. It means developing skills of compromise and good, effective communication. It requires vulnerability, which we consider the glue in a relationship.
A lot of people ask us about how to find the right person to be in a relationship with. It can be especially difficult if you’re a big traveler and want to find someone compatible who wants to travel with you.
Our advice? Look for someone to date in the places you love to be. If you want to find someone who shares similar interests as you, go do the things you enjoy doing and you’ll meet people there who share your interests!
It’s important to remember that you can’t change the person you’re dating. You must accept them for who they are when you’re dating them. Everyone has the ability to change, but it has to come from within, not from an outside person.
This week we continue the series of episodes we’re releasing in preparation for our new course, The Beginners Guide to Working and Traveling as a Couple. If you’d like to learn more about strengthening your relationship through travel or you want tips for living as a digital nomad couple, join our waitlist!
In this episode, we cover topics such as vulnerability, compromise, friendship as a foundation for your romantic relationship, and everything else it takes to be a successful digital nomad couple. We talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly! (we even talk about how to find and date the right person for those of you who are searching).
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