Respect each other's individuality: Recognize that each partner is an individual with their own interests and needs.
Maintain separate interests: Encourage each other to pursue individual interests and hobbies.
Spend quality time together: Make time for each other and prioritize spending quality time together.
Communicate openly: Communicate honestly and openly about individual needs and expectations.
Respect boundaries: Respect each other's boundaries and give each other space when needed.
Compromise: Find ways to compromise and balance individual needs with the needs of the relationship.
Support each other: Provide emotional support and encouragement to each other. Be there for each other in times of distress.
Set shared goals: Work together to wards shared goals and values. Try to work towards the goal together.
Practice empathy: Try to understand and empathize with each other's perspectives and feelings.
Seek outside support: Seek outside support, such as counseling, if needed to help navigate balancing independence and togetherness.