Cupid's Pulse Article: Cupid’s Weekly Round-Up: How to Be a Better PartnerCupid's Pulse Article: Cupid’s Weekly Round-Up: How to Be a Better Partner

By Whitney Johnson

If one of your resolutions is to be the best girlfriend you can be, we’re here to help! Thanks to these great articles from our partners, you’ll be off to a fantastic start.

1. Reflect on your love: The New Year is the perfect time to think back on the past twelve months and look forward to the future. Consider these touching quotes from well-known authors, artists, and poets. Maybe you’ll even be inspired to write some sweet words of your own!

2. Partner up: Take a cue from Real Housewives of New York star Jill Zarin and join your man in supporting a cause that’s close to both of your hearts.

3. Make him happy: Make your partnership the best it can be by focusing on your beau and what keeps him smiling. Guys aren’t so complicated — it’ll be easier than you think!

4. Fully commit to your beau: With next week’s premiere of The Bachelor, you’ll be obsessing over what lucky lady is going to win Juan Pablo’s heart before you know it. Why not focus on your own man instead and help your relationship grow even stronger?

5. Take the next steps: If you’ve been with your someone special for the past few weeks and know that he’s a keeper, it may be time to take your relationship to a new level. Consider these five tips as you plan your first overnight date.

How will you become closer to your partner this year? Tell us in the comments below.