If you think that finding the right partner is tough, then you have to put in more effort in maintaining that relationship. Although it might seem easy, keeping the bond is not easy.
It appears that everything thing is great in the beginning also known as the ‘honeymoon’ stage where everything is rainbow and sunshine, but after that is when the real test begins. Don’t worry, here are a few tips that can help you keep the spark alive.
6 Tips to Improve your Relationship
If you have always wondered about how to keep your relationship from getting dull or boring, here are a few tips that will definitely do the trick. Try them out for yourself!
#1. Share Your Bed Times
This simple thing can benefit your relationship in many ways. It gives you time to cuddle and talk every night before sleeping and that helps a lot. Cuddling helps strengthen the bonds and sleeping at the same time gives you more opportunities to do so.
You could also use this time to talk because although you live together you might not know everything about your partner and talking will help you.
#2. Don’t Let Things Slide
Contrary to popular belief arguing, or having little disagreements is not bad. It keeps things more realistic between couples and helps you realise that your partner has his/her opinions too. That doesn’t mean that you have to have a huge clash.
Just simply state your view and then talk it out. It will help you reach a reach a more mature understanding and you will learn to solve your issues by talking them out.
#3. Don’t Stop Dating
Once people get comfortable in their relationships they stop going out for dates. They usually spend most of their time at home and this can make things pretty dull and bland.
Take your partner out for dinner or a movie or just a walk in the park. This will be break from your everyday routine and stop you from taking each other from granted.
#4. Maintain Outside Relationships
Even though you might like spending all your time with your partner, it is important to talk to other people too. You get a break from each other and the time to do things that your partner may not like.
It gives you the chance to enjoy an inside joke without having the need to tell your partner. It is also not healthy to spend all your time together as things will get monotonous and you will start getting bored of each other.
#5. Change the Scenery
We think we know our partners well, but getting out of the comfort zone can show you a complete new side of them. Take a vacation or introduce them to your new friends. This helps you view them in a different circumstance and you will be surprised to know the wonders this can do for your relationship.
#6. Touching Helps
Touch each other often. Touching increases the sense of safety and decreases stress. Touching doesn’t always mean the sexual way, but simple things like holding hands or touching of legs. Skin to skin contact increases a hormone called oxytocin, the hormone of love and creates a deeper bond between you and your partner.