According to Florida State University researchers, the number one way to build a better relationship with your significant other is simply to express gratitude.
That’s right. Just saying, “Thank you” transforms your impression of the other person, helping you hold him or her in higher regard – which makes them more comfortable when bigger relationship issues pop up.
And, giving thanks is a gift that keeps on giving. People who express gratitude more than double their chances of being on the receiving end of generosity again