Do you want to know how exciting a relationship can help you enhance your marriage? Just like in the earlier, exciting stage of relationship you get to discover new things about your partner on a regular basis again. Play Games If you are looking for something more interactive, find a board game you can play against each other or even an online game. By making love at least twice a week, you'll keep the spark a live and help your relationship to become exciting and new again. Almost everyone enjoys affection and when that affection stops, that when a relationship turns sour. And then one day, we wake up and realize that our life and relationship has become a little bit boring.
In fact, mystery can sometimes make things more exciting. Arguments are a normal part of being in a relationship. What a beautifully written post, Erin! If your relationship has become yawn-worthy, chances are high your sex life is teetering on the edge of apathy, too. Over the last five years she has also been sharing her lessons from life in her personal development blog here:. Well, no one would love to be in this kind of situation. Getty Images Wanting to keep your sex when in a long-term relationship is perfectly normal, because for most of us, dwindles somewhat over time.
A word of caution: Having children or getting a pet is not about fixing your relationship, rather, it is about enhancing it. We used to do it because we wanted to. Fitness is also very important to us! Assuming he still wears it — and fits into it — do you still tell him how sexy he looks in it? You get to watch the person you love blossom and flower into an even happier, more vibrant person. Setting goals for the near future and distant future make the relationship stronger. I am talking silly stuff, just for a laugh! Lit some candles, buy your favorite wine, and enjoy your date. This can be a reason for a start to a failure in marriage. This is also another way of affirming your commitment to each other.
Becoming pen pals with your partner provides a unique and intimate form of communication. For us, we prefer to learn, and work towards our goals so we can be together full-time much sooner! Make it a point to touch your partner as often as possible, even in little ways. Communicating freely entails sitting down with your spouse for at least 15 minutes a day and indulging in conversation. Could you imagine being in a romantic relationship back in the day, writing a love letter to your sweetie, and not getting a response for months? We do try new things, we vary what we do, when we do it, where, etc. One person can visit the other the first time, and then vice versa for the next visit. This might include a special shirt or an inexpensive piece of jewelry. Are you independent enough to be on your own and secure enough in yourself to trust your partner? This category can extend into the bedroom, too.
This matters hugely for us. Keeping the passion in your relationship takes some work, but if you make it a priority, it will be relatively easy to keep your relationship exciting and new. Working out regularly, whether together or separately, can introduce another level of and attraction between two partners. I don't really like the idea that sex has to be a constant parade of fun and excitement, but I think it's good not to let it get routine. I stayed long in fact in the mirror to make sure everything was in the right place like my hair; I saw to it that my clothes had the right color combination and if they were pressed well etc.
This also emphasizes that you are interested in exploring the world with this person. It is fun to be spontaneous and surprise them, but not when it surprises friends or strangers who may be in eye sight. There is absolutely no reason why you should not act like teenagers with the man or woman whom you pledged yourself to years ago. If you have kids, arrange for a sitter to watch them to ensure that you get plenty of alone time with your spouse. Send them a song, or poem that makes you think of them.
By doing exciting things together and constantly moving the goal post. You also may be irrationally upset when you first find out about something. But even the act of striking gold can become a feat you take for granted. Relationships take a lot of work, patience, and dedication just like every other great thing in life. Use social media to get mushy. Reminisce how you guys started and how your love blossomed. And we also become afraid of anything that is unexpected or too far from our comfort zone.
This is one major challenge facing those in long-distance relationships—quality time is limited to phone calls or texts. From that time on he made sure he won't forget to send her flowers or at least to give her a birthday card. Your happiness does not only depend on your partner, so explore your independence while staying committed to your partner. It wasn't easy, but I did not expect to enjoy the time apart as much as I did. Try thinking before you speak to your partner.
Even the strongest relationships fail because of distance. It will feed the relationship one way or another. Learn to be a good listener and open to suggestions from your mate. What I learned from my 35 years of existence is that when you love someone, regardless if they love you the same or not, you should always give them the love you so longed to give them. This allows for both venting and escaping stress. If you have trouble with this, make a list. As you got to know her — quickly and lovingly — you might have developed new inquiries.