Remember the spark you felt for each other in the beginning of your relationship? That feeling you experience in the first couple of years in a relationship, as time goes on, can diminish into practically nothing. The everyday stresses of life- kids, work, finances, etc., can get in the way of being able to connect on an intimate level with your partner. Here are a 3 tips to help you rekindle that spark you once felt as a couple.
1. Schedule a date night every week. Sure, you can do the dinner and movie thing on date night, but every once in a while, try something new- something totally different. Stepping outside of your comfort zone together can help you re-connect with your partner on a deeper level.
2. It’s the little things that count. We all like to feel wanted and needed so take the time to show how much you appreciate your partner by doing something special just for him/her. For example, make your partner’s favorite breakfast, or make your partner his/her morning cup of coffee. These little gestures can make all the difference. Don’t just show your appreciation, tell your partner too. For instance, tell your significant other how much you appreciate his/her helping with the household chores or thank him/her for showing you love and support.
3. Laugh and have fun together. Don’t let the monotony of everyday life take over your relationship. Being playful and acting silly are also important aspects of a relationship so spend time doing just that- having fun.
It’s not easy maintaining your connection as a couple and there will be times when you feel like giving up on your relationship, and that’s okay. If you are looking for Couples Counseling Hollywood, FL, we can help. Every relationship has its ups and downs, but putting in the extra time and effort to make your loved one feel special might just be the spice you need to help make your relationship work for the better.
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