One of the keys to a satisfying relationship is understanding what is required to create one with your partner. This differs depending on your needs and your partner’s needs. Opening up about your needs is important so that the neither person sacrifices themselves in the relationship. Sometimes it might even be helpful to spell out and negotiate these needs on paper so you don’t lose sight of them. In this article, Catron opens up about how creating a relationship contract that addresses everything from who walks the dog when to number of sexual encounters per week has helped her create a satisfying and sustainable relationship. Writing out a relationship contract might not be for everyone, but having the needs conversation is a must.
Mandy Len Catron