6. There are notable health benefits.
I’ve already pointed out that a steady relationship diminishes the levels of stress, and that it can bring positivity in your life, yet there are even more health benefits to be considered here.
A couple is more likely to develop healthy eating habits and a healthy lifestyle. For instance, cooking a nice meal for two makes much more sense than grabbing a snack in front of the TV each evening alone. If one of you goes jogging (or practices some kind of sport), the other is more likely to try it out and even start practicing it regularly.
Similarly, if you start a new diet, it’s likely your partner will also try to eat healthier, if only for the new healthy options in the fridge. And lastly, having a partner can be all the motivation you need to get yourself back in the gym and on a regular workout regimen.
All in all, a meaningful relationship can really change your life and make you a much better person. It all depends on the connection you have with your partner, and your determination to make the best of it.
In the end, not all relationships are meaningful. It’s up to you to adopt the above indicators or opt for others, yet what is sure is that you have to experience relationships in order to find meaning, love and happiness.