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How To Keep Your Relationship Strong
Think about when you and your man first started dating.
You probably anticipated his call with butterflies in your
stomach and blushed every time he told you that you smelled
nice. It was wonderful! Right?
Even though your married friends might tell you otherwise,
that “honeymoon” phase really doesn’t
have to end. They probably tell you all about how after
two years of marriage, all they do is sit around watching
reality television at night while eating donuts and ice
cream on the couch.
This can be you, if you want it to be. But it doesn’t
have to be! You can carry those feelings for each other
for years, if you know how to keep your relationship strong.
Now this doesn’t mean that you won’t go through
changes as a couple, and start experiencing different feelings
for each other. But, it does mean that your relationship
can always be as intimate and emotional as it was when
you first fell in love!
The best way to keep your relationship strong is to work
at it. You can’t be a lazy partner! You have to give
as much as you take. Show him that you still care after
months…or years…of being together by noticing
the little things.
Bring him a care package when he is not feeling good.
Rent the movie he has been dying to see the day it comes
out. Dress up in a hot outfit when he offers to cook dinner
at his place.
When you work at trying to impress your man, you will
be doing your part at keeping it fresh and exciting. After
all, he is worth it, right?
Remember, being in love requires a certain amount of selflessness.
If you can, try to think about your partner before yourself.
This doesn’t mean you should completely neglect yourself,
because you deserve the best too! But, it does mean that
you should put in the effort to keep it strong.
By Whitney Acke