1 Take care of each other’s physical health.
Having a partner means having someone to share your fitness adventure with. You motivate each other to stay on track by working out together or cooking healthy meals at home. If one of you falls ill, you can count on the other to take the lead on the home front as you recuperate, and vice versa.
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2 Look after each other’s emotional well-being.
As you build a life together, it’s only natural to clash even over the smallest things. Through open, honest communication, you can fight with each other—not against each other—and remember that you’re on the same team. You can work things out and reach a middle ground, which might be even better than either of you imagined.
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3 Give each other space for self-care.
When you’re busy with work, kids, and other responsibilities, it can be tough to take time for yourself. It may be the last thing on your to-do list, but taking care of yourself means you can better look after your loved ones. By taking turns carrying the load, you can give your spouse space for self-care to nourish their mental health.
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4 Protect each other from unexpected setbacks.
Though you may be at the peak of your overall health, there’s no telling what life’s plot twists may be. In case of an accident, critical illness, and other unexpected setbacks, you can protect your spouse and family by availing of a health and life protection plan.