It’s the end of a long day at work. You’ve put the kids to bed. Your husband’s done with the dishes. You both collapse on the sofa, and you turn to him, hoping to have a decent conversation. ‘Hi, honey, how was your day?’ You ask. But he grunts, ‘Fine.’ You try to push for more info. ‘What happened?’ He shrugs. ‘Nothing.’ Frustrated, you say, ‘I wish we’d talk more!’ And he looks at you, as if you’d asked him to do Quantum Physics, and says, ‘What do you want me to say?!’ Sounds like you and your husband? Here are some tips that may help. [Read more…]
Considering the many expenses a couple faces—mortgage payments, childcare, leaky roofs, and retirement funds—a second honeymoon can seem like an impossible dream. But a second honeymoon can be a wonderful way to rekindle the romance and help you remember why you fell in love with each other. As for whether or not you can afford that great big romantic get away, read these great money saving tips. [Read more…]
You’ve got a good, solid marriage: you communicate well, you help each other out, and you love each other and the kids. But when you look across the dinner table, you’re more likely to think about whether or not you need to reupholster your sofa rather than how deep and real your love really is.
Here are some ways to rekindle the spark in your marriage, and feel that tingle in your toes and the skip in your heart—or at least remember, truly and madly and deeply, why you married each other in the first place. [Read more…]
What’s the secret of a happy relationship? There’s the ‘big stuff’ like commitment and communication, but there are also very simple rituals that can build your bond and even rekindle romance and intimacy.
While these rituals can’t save a relationship that has serious problems—no amount of hand-holding can fix the pain caused by chronic cheating—it can get couples back into the groove. As they say, marriage is the art of falling in love with the same person over and over again. These can help. [Read more…]
What is the first thing that you do after you and your partner have sex? While sex definitely plays a huge role in any relationship, it should not be mistaken as the be-all and end-all of things. In fact, there have been studies which show that the best kind of bonding that couple can have is after sex – not before or during.
So what do you and your partner do after ‘the act?’ If you want to make your relationship stronger and to take it further, you ought to make the most of the short period after you have sex. Here are some of the best bond-boosters you can engage in. [Read more…]