For A Healthy Love Life Follow These 7 Relationship Tips
You and your guy were in seventh heaven and then all of the sudden, it happens. Something just doesn’t seem right. Whether it’s women’s intuition or your keen Spidey sense, when you feel something is off, it probably is. Most people don’t need a rock to fall on their head to know something is off kilter in their relationship. When there is trouble brewing, dynamics of a relationship changes subtly. This is the time when you need to take action before your relationship heads into dangerous waters.
Hot and Cold
It’s normal for couples to fall into a routine after they have been together for some time. After the initial honeymoon phase, relationships are supposed to become comfortably familiar where many things are understood without saying a word. Unfortunately, it’s also during this time that some couples fall into a rut and start taking each other for granted. At this point, if you are saying, “Amen sister”, it may be time to take a personal inventory of your relationship. How are you and your better half treating each other? Are you respectful as when you first met? If the answer is an affirmative no, then it’s time is make a change.
The Guessing Game
Ladies, we like to convince ourselves that men are fortunetellers. Sadly, they aren’t. If you have a gripe with your man, be upfront. Dropping hints doesn’t cut it.
Let the Good Times Roll
Just because you are in a committed relationship doesn’t mean you need to stop having fun. Carve out time to do things you both enjoy. This keeps the good vibes flowing in both directions.
If you can’t remember the last time you did the deed, you might be heading for trouble. Connecting physically helps to strengthen your bond emotionally (Unless you are living the War of the Roses). Take the time to kiss, hug and get down and dirty with your significant other.
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Along with doing activities you both enjoy, simply being together can boost the closeness factor in your relationship. Whether it’s drinking a cup of coffee on Sunday morning together or taking a leisurely stroll, reconnecting as a couple works wonders.
On the other end of the rainbow, if you are spending every waking minute with your man, it’s time for a night out ALONE! Both you and your guy need time to be with friends or simply solo to avoid feeling like your being suffocated with too much togetherness.
Stuck in a Rut
You know you are in a rut if every Wednesday is Hamburger Helper night. If you feel like you are constantly hitting the replay button, you probably are. Finding different things for you and your better half to do together to spice things up.
Taking the time to make sure your honey bear is happy as a clam is important. Fine tuning our relationships every now and again ensures happy sailing in the long term.
So, how do you kick it up a notch with your guy?