How to Keep the Spark In Your Relationship

Posted on 28th April 2011 in Relationships, Tips

Statistics show that after two years of being in a committed relationship, things start to die out. It is important to maintain spark and keep romance alive in a relationship for it to continue and grow, this includes those who are married with children. Many times, we all get so caught up in our own lives, we tend to forget about our significant other and the great times we have shared prior to our busy lives. Therefore, engage in a few activities to help keep the spark alive like you are on your honey moon. ¬†Oh and by the way…Traveling is a surefire way to spice up a relationship.

Surprises are one of the musts in every relationship. Surprises does not necessarily entail a big gift and spending your weekly pay check just to make your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife happy. There are a variety of ways to surprise your significant other which include homemade I love you cards, flowers from the backyard, offering to do a chore, a quick massage, and many others. The ones that will definitely catch the attention and make someone’s heart melt are the big gifts which include jewelry and a get away, but the little things add up as well.

Although many of us get caught up with the many tasks of the day which include taking care of the kids, cleaning the house, working overtime, it is important to spend time with your significant other. This does not mean that you should ignore the many tasks that you have awaiting your attention, but it is a way to engage in these tasks together. Taking the boys out to the park doesn’t mean that it’s the father’s duty to play ball with them, a mother can go along and learn with the boys as well. Cleaning the house doesn’t have to be a one man job, team efforts show appreciation which help boost value in a relationship.

Another way to spend quality time with your partner is to rekindle the nights in bed. Being tired and exhausted is no excuse to ignore the sensations of love making. Experts say couples who have sex at least once a week are more attracted to their partner and the bond between the couple is much more positive than the average couple who engage in intercourse once a month. Keep in mind that engaging in romance does not mean that you should schedule each other in your agenda a few weeks ahead, it should be spontaneous. Participating in role play and experimenting with items and others is also a great way to maintain the spark in a romantic relationship.

With the staggering increase in divorce rates and breakups, it is important to save your relationship before it is too late. If you feel that your relationship is starting to go downhill, it is important to act quickly and engage in little things that help to change the atmosphere in a relationship. Following that is the time bonding and love making. Be sure to reserve time for your partner even with your busy schedule. Sometimes you have to make sacrifices in life, and to keep romance alive in a relationship, time is one of them.

 

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