People are always asking what the most i mportant element to a healthy relationship is.The 41 is there are many. But there is one really important thing that all great andhealthy relationships have in common¬42 . Yes, of course, there are some little 43lies even in the best of relationships44 surprises or unexpected birthday parties-butthe truth is that happy couples communicate honestly and don't 45 to protect their owninterests. So how can you have more open 46 _ in your own relationship?
First, remember that honesty is the best policy even 47 your partner might not likewhat you have to say. Yes, it may be _ 48 __ to tell your guy that you don't like one of hisfrien ds. But Lying or holding things 49 wil l make things worse in the long run.
The next thing to be 50 is to say what you have to say 51 . If your partner feels 52 ,he will be less 53 to what you have to say and may even become defensive. Yourdelivery is of utmost importance when you are discussing sensitive issues. Think through whatyou want to say __ 54 before you bring it up. You don't want to 55 the person that youlove. You just want them to be 56 of the truth.
One last thing to keep in mind about communicating openly is that it enhances yourrelationship. If you aren't honest about any dirty little 57 you may have, they willprobably come up eventually and 58 you in the backside. And if you keep things toyourself, your relationship will not be based on the truth, which 59 a solid foundation.
Hard 60 the truth may be sometimes, honesty really is the best policy.
41.A.phenomenon B.truth C.theory D.evidence
42.A.honesty B.enthusiasm C.cooperation D.persistence
43.A.red B. purple C.white D.black
44.A security B.privilege C.anniversary D.ambition
45.A.lie B.bargain C.complain D.interact
46.A.appreciation B.reputation C.selection D.communication
47.A.why B.when C.how D.where
48.A.tough B.immediate C.complicated D.plain
49.A.in B.on C.above D.back
50.A.serious about B.proud of C.expert at D.worthy of
51.A.obviously B.rudely C.nicely D.smoothly
52.A. puzzled B.attacked C.astonished D.satisfied
5 3.A. creative B.relative C.sensitive D.receptive
54.A.slightly B.thoroughly C.frequently D.briefly
55.A.suspect B.convince C.insult D.frighten
5 6.A. afraid B.aware C.ashamed D.capable
5 7.A. uniforms B.secrets C.blankets D.courts
58.A. train B.consult C.understand D.bite
59 .A.picks out B.turns on C.makes for D.comes across
60.A.although B.while C.until D.as