If we never encountered obstacles and everything always went our way, we’d probably still feel unsatisfied. Couples who face hard times together grow closer and appreciate one another more.
They feel thankful to have found their person to navigate the sometimes turbulent waters of life with. For instance, a landmark study found couples that experienced a natural disaster felt more satisfied in their relationship, at least temporarily.This bond probably happens because everyday life’s petty arguments and troubles seem trivial compared to a fire or hurricane.
In those times, you put aside your differences and focus on survival, making you aware of life’s fragility. You’re just grateful to have your partner’s support as you face a life-threatening situation and deal with the storm’s aftermath.Of course, that doesn’t mean you should hope for a monster hurricane to come barreling toward your city.Read more on powerofpositivity.com