Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: ‘RHOC’ Alum Vicki Gunvalson Shoots Down Split RumorsCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: ‘RHOC’ Alum Vicki Gunvalson Shoots Down Split Rumors

By Carly Silva

In the latest celebrity news, Vicki Gunvalson addressed rumors alleging a split from fiancé Steve Lodge. Fans were circulating rumors of a break-up after noticing that the couple hadn’t posted any photos together in a while. According to UsMagazine.com, the reality TV star denied all validity to the split rumors, stating that she and Lodge prefer to live a more private life. She also confirmed that the two are in fact still together and engaged.

In celebrity news, it turns out Vicki and Steve are still very much together. What do you do if friends and family are against your relationship?

Cupid’s Advice:

Gaining support of your relationship from friends and family can be extremely important for a lot of couples. What do you do if your friends and family don’t approve of your relationship? If your friends and family are against your relationship, Cupid has some advice for you:

1. Figure out why: If you’re dealing with family or friends who aren’t supportive of your relationship, first try to understand why. Chances are that your loved ones are trying to protect you, so try to understand their opinion. If they are unsupportive for valid reasons, like if your partner doesn’t treat you properly, it may be understandable for them to not support the relationship. But, if they are unsupportive for reasons that you do not agree with, you may try to warm them up to your significant other.

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2. Don’t forget to talk about the good things: One reason that friends and family can become unsupportive of a relationship is if they constantly hear negative things about them. If you vent or complain to your loved ones about fights or things your partner does, your friends and family be getting the impression that your relationship is overall more negative than positive. Don’t forget to tell them about the positive sides of your relationship and the good things about your partner, so that they realize the relationship still makes you happy.

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3. Give it time: If your family and friends are unsupportive of your relationship, don’t panic. They may be weary and skeptical at first, especially if your relationship is new. Make sure you give them time to warm up. Try arranging gatherings so that your partner can spend quality time with your family and friends. This may help them to see the greatness in your partner that you see.

What are some other things you can do if your friends and family are against your relationship? Start a conversation in the comments down below!