How To Bring Romance Into A Relationship
Relationships can’t run on autopilot. You may be able to survive for a period of time, but eventually, the wheels will come off. And when they do, you’ll have to work twice as hard to put them back on. It’s much easier to take a proactive stance when it comes to relationship management. And part of that involves putting in effort when it comes to romance. It also means accepting one another, be that your snoring partner, your unique foot fetish or quirks with intimacy, and the fun memories you’ve shared together.
If you can keep that element of your relationship alive, then you’ll find it much easier to go the distance! In this article, we’ll look at some tried and tested methods for bringing the romance to your relationship.
How to Bring Romance into a Relationship #1 – Make the Time
Life can get busy. There could well be times when it feels like you and your partner are like ships in the night. While sometimes that’s unavoidable, if it goes on too long, then you’ll need to make an additional effort to prioritise some quality time with your partner. Our lives reflect what we prioritise. If you want to keep the romance alive in your partnership, then put it in the schedule. It’s one of the most important aspects that’ll influence your relationship’s long-term health. Don’t let the standards slip!
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How to Bring Romance into a Relationship #2 – Surprise Touches
You’ll also want to keep things fresh and exciting. If a relationship has those qualities, then you’ll be on the right path! While there are many ways to do this, the one that can be brought to the table on a monthly basis is incorporating surprise elements. Could you give your partner a gift for no other reason than you want to give one? Or make a special dinner on a random Monday evening because you want them to eat well? It’s easy to overlook these actions, but they can make a big difference. These are things that make life worth living, after all!
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How to Bring Romance into a Relationship #3 – Date Nights
Remember when you first started ‘courting’, and you’d go above and beyond to make sure that every meeting – every date night – was special? It’s fun and exciting. After a while, the importance of date nights takes a back seat and gives way to comfort and stability. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have date nights every now and again. Keep things light and fun. Use pickup lines from movies, get ice cream, hold hands, and wear your best outfits. Just because it’s not technically new and fresh, that doesn’t mean that you can’t relish the opportunity to spend time together!
How to Bring Romance into a Relationship #4 – Your History
If you date for long enough, then you’ll have a long history under your belt. One of the cutest and most romantic things that, well, anyone can do is to incorporate your history into your relationship. Spending an evening reminiscing about all the things you’ve done, your trips, favourite songs, and so on will show you how you’ve come. And, of course, this environment provides the perfect opportunity to think of all the things that you’ve yet to do, too.
With these tips, you’ll never be too far from having love and romance in your life!
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