Friday , November 27 2020

8 Things People Want From A Relationship

Why is it that some people feel dissatisfied, miserable, and unhappy in their relationships? Have you ever asked yourself what your expectations are in a romantic relationship? From funny and intelligent, to kind and compassionate, to fun and confident, we all have different ideas about the traits and characteristics we want our ideal partner to possess. But no matter what your type or preference may be, there are some things we can all agree are essential to fostering a close and meaningful relationship. So, what could these traits be? In this video, we will be diving deep into the important things people look for in relationships to help you foster and deepen your connection with your partner or to help you find the right partner in the future!

If you find this video interesting and want to find out what makes a relationship fulfilling and healthy. We also have a video on the habits of a healthy relationship here:

Writer: Chloe Avenasa
Script Editor: Riley Lin
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera
Animator: Zuzia
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong

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