How to Deal With Your Workaholic Partner

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Work-life balance is head in healthy relationships. Most of the time, marriage struggle with a workaholic partner who's always busy. While this might seem small, overtime it creates a feeling of neglect in the relationship and brews resentment. To avoid heartache here are easy steps to cope with your workaholic partner:   

Know their schedule

Instead of asking them when they'll be free and nagging, simply ask them for access to their schedule and routine. It's an easy way to not bother them during their work and it will help you find time to hang out.  

Make it count 

Now, when you do have time together, no matter how short, make every second count. Make your interactions full of joy and fun so that they'll associate you as a de-stressor they can't wait to see after a long day.  

Read more: The Secret to Meaningful Apologies in Your Relationship

Be Realistic 

Are you being too emotional? If your partner works hard to support the household and provide, you shouldn't complain. High ambition and work ethic isn't a bad thing. Ask someone you trust for a second opinion. Sometimes it's hard to see the bigger picture when you're blinded by love.  

Get busy 

Finally, get busy yourself! Waiting is only gonna kill you, so pick up a new hobby or a course. Spend more time with family and friends. Learn to to utilize your time alone and come back with fun things to talk about. 

Work-life balance is head in healthy relationships. Most of the time, marriage struggle with a workaholic partner who's always busy. While this might seem small, overtime it creates a feeling of neglect in the relationship and brews resentment. To avoid heartache here are easy steps to cope with your workaholic partner:   

Know their schedule

Instead of asking them when they'll be free and nagging, simply ask them for access to their schedule and routine. It's an easy way to not bother them during their work and it will help you find time to hang out.  

Make it count 

Now, when you do have time together, no matter how short, make every second count. Make your interactions full of joy and fun so that they'll associate you as a de-stressor they can't wait to see after a long day.  

Read more: The Secret to Meaningful Apologies in Your Relationship

Be Realistic 

Are you being too emotional? If your partner works hard to support the household and provide, you shouldn't complain. High ambition and work ethic isn't a bad thing. Ask someone you trust for a second opinion. Sometimes it's hard to see the bigger picture when you're blinded by love.  

Get busy 

Finally, get busy yourself! Waiting is only gonna kill you, so pick up a new hobby or a course. Spend more time with family and friends. Learn to to utilize your time alone and come back with fun things to talk about. 

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