I think the most imminent problem is taking your partner for granted. Over time, we get used to each other's quirks, generosities and services done for each other that we forget to say thank you or that we love them. This can put a strain as we might feel unappreciated by the other. Learning to realize the good things about your spouse can help you a lot!
Many couples, depending on the stage in their life may find it hard to juggle their relationship with their other commitments such as work or hobbies. This is especially true for young couples who are still in the midst of building up their career and may find themselves at the crossroads of whether to focus and establish their careers or spend quality time with their loved one.
Some of the most common relationship problems that every couple may encounter at one time or another include all of the basic human tendencies. These include: • Trust issues • Infidelity • Hurt feelings • Triggering old wounds • Power struggles • Differences in upbringing • Conflict over child rearing • Communication problems • Blaming each other • Nitpicking • Insecurity and neediness • Competition between partners • Keeping secrets • Financial difficulties • Trouble with in-laws, friends and family • Keeping romance alive • Sexual dysfunction • Neglect and disconnection • Emotional or physical abuse • Feeling disrespected or taken for granted