“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” As the new year 2023 is about to begin, it’s the perfect time to make some new year’s resolutions. While you may typically put your attention toward yourself, your hobbies, and your exercise routine. Or you are looking to improve your health, increase your productivity at work, or learn a new skill. Your marriage is one area of your life you shouldn’t neglect. Put last year behind you and concentrate on your future objectives. This blog is about “New Year’s Resolutions for couples.” Let’s look deeper.

Making a New Year’s Resolution

“You do not find the happy life. You make it.”

Making joint resolutions with your partner can help you both keep your word, accomplish your objectives, and improve your overall relationship. Compared to recent studies, we have found that goal-setting success involves more than just motivation.

“Remember; It’s a new dawn، a new day and a new life”


Do you know why millions of people make resolutions each year? Because it feels like a fresh start. Pursuing new year’s resolutions can offer excellent opportunities to overcome challenges through willpower, determination, and creativity.

It should be noted, resolutions are still worthwhile to make even if you don’t always follow through with them. Making resolutions gives you and your partner the opportunity to talk about what you expect from each other, set goals together, and share your feelings.

Helpful Resolutions for Couples

Resolution-making is nothing new. But have you given any thought to making some for your family and you? Or uncertain of where to start? Some of the best new year’s resolutions, couples can make this year have been compiled by Team Simple Rishta.

First thing to remember is “Talk about your priorities with your spouse.” Take some time to discuss about them. And you’ll be able to articulate these key categories.

  • Enhancing Interpersonal Bonds
  • Spending more time together
  • Becoming Financially Independent
  • Plan to eat mindfully
  • Exercise together
  • Set healthy boundaries
  • Be more honest with each other
  • Spend more time with friends and family as a couple
  • Do nice things for each other
  • Stop fighting over little things
  • Break a bad habit together
  • Do something creative together
  • Spending time without digital distractions
  • More praise, less criticism
  • Create a long-term plan
  • Plan a vacation

Making your New Year’s resolutions happen

Make sure the plan incorporates both your aspirations and achievements. Identify the steps necessary to accomplish these objectives both jointly and individually. Making resolutions will aid in maintaining a clear vision of your future as a couple.

Following are some actions to take when making your New Year’s resolutions:

1. Be focused

At first, don’t initially choose goals at random. Set goals that reflect your values and are meaningful to you personally.

Cheers to a fresh year and another opportunity for us to do things correctly. Many people make the mistake of setting improbable goals. Determine your core values and top priorities first.

2. Planning is key

Secondly, develop strategies after choosing the appropriate goals. Don’t attempt to alter every aspect of your life or way of living at once if you want to make changes. It will fail. Instead, take things one at a time and in steps.

Set monthly goals. Divide a large resolution objective into smaller processes.  Make your new year’s resolution into weekly or monthly goals. Pick just one resolution to concentrate on, even though you may have a long list of possible ones. Instead of trying to achieve too many goals, don’t overextend yourself.

For example: Do you want to be healthier? Start by going for walks three times per week rather than setting a goal to work out for an hour every day. After you’ve mastered this, aim higher.

You can remain committed to your goal by writing out a thorough plan. Make a list of potential steps you can take to accomplish that goal. As well as, take note of any roadblocks.

3. Do not replicate prior failures

Avoid making the same resolution year after year. If you do decide to pursue the same objectives you’ve previously attempted to achieve, take some time to consider your previous result.

“Which tactics were the most successful?”

“Which ones were the least successful?”

“Why were you unable to keep your resolution in previous years?”

To make your new year’s resolutions more realistic, think about making a small change. You two will be more likely to achieve concrete results this year if you both change your strategy.

4. Be patient & consistent

Be patient! Recognize that achieving your resolution will take time. Even if you stumble a bit, you can pick yourself up and keep moving forward in the direction of your objective. It might take longer than you’d like. However, keep in mind that this is not a sprint to the finish line. Once you two have agreed to it, you might work on it continuously for the rest of your lives.

5. Reward Yourself

By the time, when you achieve any goal, treat both your spouse and yourself. Your interest will markedly grow as a result, and you’ll become more enthusiastic. People don’t give themselves enough credit for the wonderful accomplishments they made.

The smallest rewards will motivate you and your spouse to persevere through the toughest initial days. So, be sure to master the resolution-making process this year.

Reward the two of you with a magazine, a phone or video call to your family and friends, a candle light dinner, a trip, a movie night, or whatever tickles your fancy.  And later on, you can eventually switch the rewards to monthly and then annual.

6. Track Your Progress

Another key point is that nothing motivates you more than realizing your accomplishments. Tracking your progress will help you feel more confident that you are moving in the right direction.

In addition, you can make a spreadsheet that will help you visualize your progress if you want to go the extra mile. Furthermore, you can use any app to mark the days that you made progress toward your goal. You’ll be more driven to continue on the right path once you realize how far you have come. And how well all of your sacrifices paid off.

Final thoughts

New year, a new chapter, new verse! or just the same old story? Ultimately, we write it. Now the choice is yours.

You can always set new objectives and pursue new aspirations. Since, every new beginning is the culmination of a previous beginning. Our destiny lies within ourselves, not in the stars. Always keep in mind that your own determination to succeed takes precedence over everyone else’s.

Whatever your plans and resolutions for this year, we wish you luck with them. Write down in the comment section; “what are your new year’s resolutions?” or “What you want to do this year?” We will definitely be cheering you on!

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