Home > Lifestyle > Woman > Your life Updated 08 May 2013 Improve your relationship Do you sometimes find it impossible to understand your partner? You're not alone. But there are things you can do to improve your relationship. 0 iStock Quiz Is my diet healthy? » 10 odours our noses can identify 6 body language mistakes to avoid Do you sometimes find it impossible to understand your partner? You're not alone. Many people feel the same way – as if nothing they do is right. But there are things you can do to improve your relationship.Take action:Forget what you see in the movies and on TV. Reality is very far from this idealised presentation of relationships. In real life, partners, or spouses, or you, sometimes pick up weight, become like their parents, have affairs, are unreasonable and selfish, spend your money or pack their bags and leave. But they can also be kind, considerate, loving, entertaining, supportive and wonderful. Sometimes even better than you see on TV – and it's for real. Find a way to communicate with your partner. Read books, see a marriage counsellor, make time for each other and do some fun things together.Read more: 14 signs of a healthy relationship More in Lifestyle A South African cancer survivor helps to fight the disease More: WomanYour life advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.