Reinvigorate Your Bond with Your Partner Through These 4 Methods
Updated: Nov 16, 2021
Conflicts in a relationship are natural, and despite how healthy your relationship may be, there will be times when you and your partner feel as if you’ve drifted apart. It takes effort to rekindle the romance and build a bridge to overcome any obstacles in your path.
According to a study, lack of commitment was cited as the biggest reason for divorce, with 75% of the people citing it as their marriage’s demise—infidelity ranking at a second and conflict on third.
Despite how healthy your relationship is, it’s important to fix problems quickly and show vulnerability. Here’s how you can rekindle your romance.
Initiate Affection and Express Love Often
You must show affection often. Something as little as a smile or a hug can make a huge impact. But deep, meaningful interactions and kisses can keep the spark in your relationship alive. It helps your partner know that you’re still in the same kind of love as you were before.
It also helps prevent your lives from going plain. Plan events, show physical affection, plan intimate nights, bring flowers, plan date nights, etc.
Let your partner know that they are cared for and loved. Support them, make them feel loved, and compliment them daily.
Your Relationship Should Come First
Though there will be times that other things will need your attention, and the urgency depends on the situation, but if you keep your relationship and your partner on the back burner for longer periods, they might think you’ve fallen out of love.
This generates drifts and miscommunication. If you’re going through something, discuss it with your partner and let them feel like they’re supporting you and are welcomed in your life.
Do Things Together
Though it’s important to plan things together, it’s also a good idea to do new things together. New things are experiences that create memories. This could help your relationship feel new. Try a new hobby, a new activity, visit a new place, try a new meal, or go to a new restaurant.
You can also form rituals with your partners aside from birthdays and anniversaries, such as a vacation on a specific day of the year or going to a specific place on one day. These can be powerful reminders and solidify your bond.
The most important part of this list is to improve communication. Listening actively and empathetically to your partner can help solidify your bond. It’s also important to verbalize your thoughts and desires because as much as you’d like to believe that your partner gets you, they’re not a mind reader. This is important to understand because broken expectations can lead to multiple conflicts.
If you believe that there are misunderstandings, conflicts, disconnection, and lack of communication with your partner, try our couples therapy services.
Our couples therapists at Stem Wellness Institute can help you understand the patterns of your issues with your partner, identify your challenges, understand your dynamics, and help you with solutions.
Stem Wellness Institute’s top mental health expert is an EFT certified therapist who’s also the clinical supervisor in New Jersey. Her couples counseling services can help you and your partner understand through vulnerability that can help you overcome challenges and open dialogue and communication.
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