By Vanessa B
If you feel like your relationship is starting to get a little too comfortable and you’re no longer making the effort to make your partner feel special that you once did, it’s time to change that. Those lulls and that complacency are very common, but they’re not all too healthy for a relationship. You should think about how you can add a little extra spark and romance to the relationship in order to remedy the situation.
Try Not to Take Things for Granted
Romance isn’t just about grand gestures and big gifts, although those things can be a part of what it means to be romantic. Instead, romance is more about showing your love and showing how valued your partner is. And you can do that in so many ways, such as showing them that they’re not taken for granted. That should be a top priority, and it’s up to you how you express it.
Be Spontaneous Together
Being spontaneous and going on adventures together can be very romantic. It’s about you two enjoying each other’s company and sharing the very best moments of your life together. There are not many things that are more important than that. Try to add a little bit of that spontaneity and unexpectedness to your relationship. Not everything has to be boring and predictable.
Put More Thought Into Your Gifts
Being a little more romantic and putting some thought and effort into the gifts you choose for your partner is a good idea. It depends how much your partner values material things. Even if they’re not huge in gifts and possessions, there’ll still be times of the year when those things matter, such as at Christmas. There are loads of great romantic Christmas gifts out there that you can choose from; it’s all about making the effort to find them.
Be Present in the Moment During Time Together
When you and your partner spend time together, you should try not to be busy and distracted by other things. Being present in the moment is always the thing that matters more than anything else. If you can be present in the moment and enjoy the time you spend together, romance will bloom more organically and naturally from your relationship.
Never Stop Dating
Finally, you should make an effort to never stop dating, or start dating again if you’ve already stopped. Going on regular dates and spending those imitate moments together as you did at the start of your relationship is something that’s very important. It should be a top priority for you, no matter what stage your marriage is currently at because it always helps your bond.
Adding an extra bit of romance to your relationship isn’t all that difficult, but it is something that’ll pay dividends for your relationship over the course of the long term. If you want to get the most out of your relationship, you need to put some work into it and make it as special as it can possibly be.