Learn To Cope To Sail Smooth
Often the reason why couples part ways or have problems in their relationship is because of the fact that one of the partners is a workaholic.
If you are trying to cope with a workaholic partner, here’s what you must do so that your life sails smooth.
Understand the nature of their work. If your partner is working in a corporate environment or likewise, he/she is bound to spend more time at work rather than at home.
Working in the corporate environment is challenging, because you have to work with clients from different countries who are available mostly during the night. When you try and understand your partner’s nature of work, it becomes easier for you to deal with it.
Don’t nag though you would like to give a piece of your mind to your partner, hold on to it. Going easy with it will lessen your partner’s worries and it will not make him/her feel that you are always complaining. Remember that your partner must be as hassled as you are about their work. Complaining all the time may make matters worse for the two of you.
Don’t compare yourself with others. Everybody’s priorities are different and that everyone has different work goals. If your spouse is working hard and spending more time at work, it means he or she is concerned about improving the way of life the two of you lead.
Ask your partner to spend time with you on weekends, make good use of weekends by being together and doing things that will help the two of you bond better.
Surprise him/her at times; you can surprise him/her with a visit during lunch or coffee breaks. Bring a cup of warm coffee along with muffins that will brighten the day.
Do not force responsibilities. The worst that you can probably do to your partner is always reprimanding that they have responsibilities. Understand that they remember their role, but just may be unable to give enough time to it.