At the end of The Bacheloretteâ€™s eighth season,Â Emily MaynardÂ couldnâ€™t be happier with her fiancĂ©,Â Jef Holm. Maynard tellsÂ People, “There were many ups and downs, and at times things were very chaotic, but love is worth the chaos!” The reality star says that while she always dreamed of great love, she didn’t know that theÂ loveÂ that she and Holm share even existed. After a failed first attempt at finding a man, Maynard reaches out to her fans stating, “Thanks again for the second chance and sticking with me until I got myÂ fairy taleÂ ending!”
How do you overcome challenges as a couple?
Even if you and your partner are incredibly in love, your relationship is sure to have some challenges every once in a while. Donâ€™t assume that these problems ensure a breakup. Instead, use tips like these to work through them:
1. Confront the problem:Â Whatever dilemma you and your beau are facing, the first step is to acknowledge theÂ problem. If you let an important issue bother you but donâ€™t speak up, youâ€™ll end up getting angry over irrelevant things and confuse them with your bad moods.
2. Communicate:Â Set aside a specific time toÂ talkÂ about the issue. Express your feelings to your partner and be sure to listen to their thoughts on the issue as well. Keep calm and try to come to a solution.
3) See a counselor:Â Going toÂ relationship counselingÂ gets a bad reputation, but itâ€™s nothing to be ashamed of. When you feel like youâ€™ve done all you can and donâ€™t know where else to turn, seek out professional help.
How did you and your beau overcome a difficult challenge? Tell us your story below.