When you start a relationship with your desirable partner, you can feel the happiness knocking at your door and the entire universe celebrating your unison. Things do get a bit bumpy after a point of time, but that’s completely fine because conflicts are necessary to make any relationship strong and worthy. But what if little conflicts take the shape of big fights that become a part of the routine? What if your relationship didn’t get back on track properly? What if you start feeling that your partner create unnecessary drama by manipulating your thoughts and actions? That your relationship has lost its charm and has turned into a toxic one. If you are also going through this complex phase in life, then it is high time you find a healthy way to end the drama for good.
Drama in a relationship is the situation or an emotional state where one or both partners create an uncomfortable environment through manipulation. Let’s have a look at how to stop or end drama to create a long-term enjoyable relationship.
Don’t Misjudge Drama
Often in real life, the drama is confused with the way to keep the chase alive. People believe unless they have dramatic experiences all the time they are not fully living their relationship, which is not quite true. It can be highly addictive as you don’t have to take responsibility for your melodramatic actions, but slowly and eventually it eats away your relationship. Where occasional drama can add a spark to your relationship, the regular dose of drama can ruin it along with your mental peace and stability. So avoid making it a part of your routine!!
Deal With It in Undramatic Ways
Eliminating drama from your relationship is necessary, but it is important to choose an undramatic approach to do it. Whenever you face a dramatic situation, observe it carefully instead of reacting to it. Try to get into the depth of the matter and come up with a logical solution for it. Doing so will quiet your mind and have a huge impact on others as well. Even your partner will be attracted towards your way of avoiding drama and dealing with it peacefully.
Communication Is the Key
It is crucial to recognize what the drama is all about, what causes it, and what keeps it going. Most of the time, the drama is about getting upset over a small thing that was blown out of proportion. You expect something to happen in a certain way and when it doesn’t that upsets you a lot. Communicating with your partner about feeling angry or hurt in a healthy or neutral way can actually help you get over it. It helps your partner to observe their behavior characteristics that are the reason for drama in your relationship. They acknowledge it and assure to avoid them for maintaining the sanity in a relationship.
Settle Down the Tornado of Emotions
Drama in a relationship can make both the partners furious. But a wise step would be- if one person is going through the roller coaster of emotions, then another one should manage his/her emotional reactivity. He/she should try to make the other one realize that unnecessary drama will get you nowhere and plague your relationship. One can also try noticing his/her moods and behavioral pattern. Try to stay calm. Take a deep breath. Don’t shoot text or emails on impulse that you may regret later.
Let It Go
When we encounter drama in a relationship, it influences our mind and thought process, which is hard to avoid. There are so many problems that can be resolved with proper communication and efforts. And there are others that you just have to let go. You can only control the way you react to certain things and try to make amendment in your way of handling situations. You cannot control the way another person responds or reacts. Focus your energy on areas that enhance your productivity, take your attention away from unnecessary situations and maintain your peace of mind.
Be confident about what you want in a relationship and bring necessary changes to make it healthy and drama-free!!