I know what you’re thinking: Bad manners doesn’t necessarily equate to cruelty.That’s true, but bad manners never equates to kindness either.
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Chief Romantic and founder of Romance Wire and happily married for 19 years, Jennifer has been dishing out romantic and relationship advice for nearly all of those married years.
Maybe one of them says something rude and the other retaliates so they bicker back and forth eventually becoming cruel to one another?
That’s another reason why good manners equal a good relationship.
That’s right: Your parents knew something about relationships that they may not have even realized and that is that good manners equal good relationships. Have you ever watched an old sitcom like “Father Knows Best” or “The Donna Reed Show?
” Did you ever notice how polite the husband and wife are to each other?However, when you really take a closer look at what it represents, you’ll begin to understand the how and why a bit better.Manners are a way we communicate our respect for other individuals.When you and your partner say, “Please” and “Thank you” on a regular basis, you show each other that you still appreciate what the other person does for you.When he opens the door for you, he shows you he still appreciates you as the lady you are, and when you say “Thank you,” you show him that you still appreciate his little acts of chivalry that make him who he is. Have you ever seen those couples who argue all the time over petty little things?When we have a bad day, we snap at our partners, knowing they’ll understand.