10 Ways to Bring Back the Lost Spark in Your Relationship
You’ve loved every single moment of the first year of your relationship, haven’t you? The initial excitements, couple dates, fancy dinners, meet the parents, etc.; and now all of a sudden you feel nothing! It all just seems like routine and your partner is equivalent to that bottle of water you pick up every morning – your habit! Well, if you are looking to spend a lifetime with this person, it’s time to bring back the spice; you obviously cannot lead this routine, boring life with your “the one.”
Read on to get some tips on how you can bring back the lost spark in your relationship…
- Write Love Letters
You may be hearing an ‘I love you’ every night, but that’s just routine, isn’t it? How about you write down your feelings on a sheet of paper and leave it by the bed side table for your partner to read next morning! You will not even believe the amount of joy he/she she will be rolling in because of this hand-written note!
You can even send cute messages during the day so bring that coy smile on his/her face in the middle of work. [ Read: 8 tips for writing love letters ]
- Watch A TV show You’ll Both Enjoy
To spend more time together, you can pick a television series you’ll both like and start watching it together. You’ll not only be watching it together, but also end up discussing the happening and future traps. This will bring back the bond that has been hidden inside you’ll.
- An Adventurous Getaway
Trips with friends or weekends lazing on the couch, will not give you enough time with your partner. Instead try out something new or embark on an adventurous trip for a weekend, like camping, mountain hiking, amusement park, etc. This will not only rise the excitement levels in your body to bring butterflies in your stomachs, and experiencing this together will bring the two of you closer as people. [ Read: 7 tips to avoid Holiday Dating Disasters ]
- Make Changes in your Appearance
Try something new on yourself – it can be a new haircut or wearing a bold lipstick colour. This isn’t exactly changing yourself, but making a slight alteration to catch your partner’s attention. You will see an immediate interest coming in from your partner; not only that, personally this will lift your spirits and it will reflect well in the romance.
- Set aside “we time”
Do you feel like all you do is work, work and work, and see each other only while you’ll have to run errands together? Well, stop and take a few breathes! Everybody in the world is running busy with a long ‘to-do list,’ so don’t let this be an excuse to neglect your relationship! Make a time-table and set aside your couple-time! You need to spend time with each other, laugh together and know what is happening in one another’s life – only this will keep you connected! [ Read: 6 Reasons Why Men Love Alone Time ]
- An Unexpected Gesture
Bring that smile of happiness on her/his face with a surprise! It can be a bouquet of flowers sent to her office or getting tickets to his favorite football game or simply dinner reservations at a restaurant special to both of you’ll! These small gestures will make you’ll realize why you fell in love with your partner in the first place!
- Tickle your Flirting Skills
Don’t sit around and chat like men at a card-club! So what if you have known your partner forever, that doesn’t mean you don’t communicate romantically! Flirt on the telephone when you call him to give him a message, tell her how good her hair smells when she’s fixing dinner, remind him how handsome he is and how you can’t take your eyes of him in that pink shirt, and so on! You need to keep the romance alive so don’t let go of your flirting skills! [ Read: 12 ‘Must Know’ Flirting Tips Every Guy Needs To Have In His Mind! ]
- Celebrate anniversaries
Many couples just disregard this, coining the ritual quite silly and immature. But hey! You need a reason to dress up, go out pop some vintage wine! So make it a point to relive all those special dates in your romantic life and toast to those happy memories! This will make you smile and fall in love more and more!
- Hugs and Kisses
Since you feel you are drifting away from your partner, you’ll notice that you hardly even show any physical affection towards him/her. But you need to touch your partner and feel the warmth and care. So hold each other while you’ll watch television, hug as often as possible and don’t forget those good-morning and good-night kisses! [ Read: 23 Reasons Why Hugs Are Amazing and Meaning of Different Types of Kisses ]
- Have rational arguments
Arguing and fighting is part and parcel of any relationship, especially a romantic one. It is also considered healthy to fight. But, know your limits and be fair! Avoid picking the usual tiffs which are in reality very petty and most importantly, be fair! When it your mistake, admit it and apologize – your partner will respect you for that and soon you’ll will your own create a healthy system.
You’ve fallen in love with this person; you have built dreams for this person, with this person. So it is almost impossible that you’re out of love! In fact, there is no such thing as “out of love,” because once your heart is given, it never comes back. It is all mere communication – you need to communicate the love and affection and find ways to remind your partner why he’s your Prince Charming!