“Practice random beauty and senseless acts of love”.
Boredom in a relationship is often cause for alarm, there’s really no need to panic. Most of us grow tired with our everyday routines, including our connection with our partner, because we are human and we crave variety. But it can be easily remedied, with a little effort.
According to relationship experts, there are plenty of ways to combat the day in, day out lull of long-term relationships. In fact, even if you’re quite satisfied with your relationship, keep in mind it never hurts to try new hobbies, shake things up, and learn more about each other, as a way of staying close and having fun again.
There is a difference between a relationship maturing with two individuals growing comfortable with each other, and no longer making the effort to do things that make your partner’s fingers tingle and heart swell
1. Make Sure You’re Taking Good Care of Yourself
If you’re all but falling asleep in your relationship, it may mean you’re actually bored in general, and not necessarily bored with your partner. So start by taking a look at your current goals.
2. Don’t stop listening
Listening is one of the ways that we show others that we value them and that they are attractive and interesting to us. So don’t stop listening.
3. Do the things that don’t matter to you but matter to them
In a mature relationship, passion can be shown by genuinely understanding and responding to your partner’s needs.
4. Find Something to Look Forward to as A Couple
Don’t forget to plan something fun for the future, such as a vacation or a project you can work on together. Planning dates, an event, or a project together ignites companionship and appreciation.
5. Try A Staycation with Your Partner
Staycations are a great relationship booster and require very little travel, money, or excessive planning. This brief change of venue gets both of you out of your normal routine and element, and allows you to have new experiences and build new memories together.
6. Do Something New Every Day
Whatever you do, find that “one thing that makes the day feel different, which can change up your routine for the better.
There are many more ways you can ignite the spark in your relationship. I’m still finding more. Look at it as a lifelong adventure!
The most important thing is to give it time in your own head and to prioritize your relationship so that you keep working on it regularly, like you would with any priority in your work life. Then hopefully you can be grow old together but still maintain that flicker of passion in your hearts