The Connection between Being Organized and Maintaining Healthy Relationships

One of the keys to a successful relationship is to be in sync with your partner. Despite your different personalities, you need to work together to ensure that the relationship will continue to thrive and flourish. In addition, you may also need to adjust your way of life and organizing styles to ensure a harmonious and loving environment inside the home.

Nobody can deny that living with another person can be a challenge, especially if you don’t have similar habits or way of life. In fact, domestic problems often arise in cases where one partner is a neat-freak while the other one is disorganized. Would you like to live in an environment where sparks usually fly? Probably not.

So, what can you do about it? Here are some suggestions that may ease the situation and help you maintain a more positive and loving relationship with your partner.

Take an objective look at the problem

The difference in organizing styles between couples usually causes undue stress on the relationship. Instead of letting it ruin your relationship, why don’t you sit down and take a look at the problem from both sides? Determine how lack of organization is impacting your life and relationship, and determine what needs to change.

Divide and conquer

Set a weekly schedule that works for both of you. List all the household chores that need to be done and split the tasks between the two of you.

Hire a professional organizer

If both of you are totally clueless on how to keep your household or home office organized and would like to overcome your disorganization issues, then you should definitely consider hiring the services of a professional organizer who can help make the tasks look more manageable and prevent clutter from taking over your lives.

Don’t let clutter, chaos and disorganization ruin your relationship. You can still do something about it so take the first step before it gets too late.

Are you ready to lead a more organized life? Check out our book My Journey to an Organized Life for more tips on how to get started. We’ve included a download of theAssets Worksheet here.

If you seriously need help in organizing your personal and professional life, don’t hesitate to call us at 410-329-3300 (MD) or at 770-733-1957 (GA), or send us an email at We will be more than happy to be of help.

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