Cupid's Pulse Article: Cupid’s Weekly Round-Up: Fixing Your RelationshipCupid's Pulse Article: Cupid’s Weekly Round-Up: Fixing Your Relationship

By Maria Darbenzio

Every couple goes through trying times. It’s how you handle these situations that can make or break a relationship. The next time you and your honey hit a rough patch, take a look at these five articles from our partners to help get you back on course:

1. Know your feelings: Are you beginning to feel unsure about your true emotions? Before trying to mend your relationship, take time to think if that’s really what you want to do, if you see your partner in your future.  To help distinguish between love, lust, and infatuation, read this great article. (

2. Communicate: Nothing will be accomplished if you don’t talk about your issues. Communication is easily one of the most important aspects of a healthy and thriving partnership. This idea holds true not only for romantic relationships but for friendships and family relations as well. Check out some of these talking points to get things moving in the right direction. (

3. Don’t push him away: It’s tempting to want to “fix” your significant other and mold them into who you think they should be. What you might not realize, though, is that you’re actually hurting your relationship more than helping it. Appreciate your partner for who they are. (

4. Recognize your bad habits: We all have annoying habits, and some of those behaviors may cause your beau to see you in a bad light. Being obsessive or too needy can instantly set off a red flag for him. Tone it down! Check out this article to see what other actions might make your guy want to run. (

5. Plan a date night: We all know that having an established date night can strengthen your relationship — so start planning! Set up a routine and stick to it. If you’re both free on Thursday nights, use that time to watch movies or go out for a nice dinner. If you’re married with a children, hire a babysitter for the night and hit the town. Take a second to read how former Entertainment Tonight host Julie Moran looks forward to date night. (

What are some ways to fix your relationship? Tell us in the comments below!