The saying you have nothing without nothing applies perfectly to this situation. Indeed, you can love yourself madly.
But, if the two of you aren’t working on your romantic relationship 24 hours a day, it will fail. And, you don’t want that, do you?
Sadly, love is not enough to make a couple work for the long haul. So sometimes you need tips and advice in order to keep the passion going.
In short, you need a little magic to make things interesting between you and your partner.
For a couple who have been together for a long time, it can be very easy to fall into a routine.
So, little by little, both partners become depressed because they are disappointed with the situation in which they find themselves.
Once this stage is over, resentment and anger settle between the two partners.
Literally, you start to hate the other because nothing goes the way you would like in your relationship.
Everything is the same ! And, you can’t stand this situation anymore. To avoid finding yourself in this kind of case, you must react in time.
Indeed, you have to gather your courage and start fighting for the person you love.
Here are some essential rules you need to follow to make your romantic relationship work for the long haul.
Trust me, these few tips will help you make your love last much longer.
1. When you’re wrong, admit it!
You’re together, aren’t you? So, you have no interest in being selfish. If you made a mistake, admit it.
Otherwise you will not only hurt your romantic relationship but also yourself.
Indeed, what do you hope to accomplish by continuing to pretend to be perfect? What is the goal ?
You have to be a responsible person and therefore suffer the consequences of what you said or did. Then, your partner will respect you more and you will show him the example to follow.
If he sees you admit your mistakes and ask for forgiveness, he’ll behave the same way.
2. Learn to forgive.
It is one thing to admit error or responsibility. But knowing how to ask forgiveness and forgive is another.
It is an altruistic and generous act that must be learned within a couple, especially for two partners who have been together for a long time.
In fact, over time, resentment and the unspoken can build up. But, we’re all human so we make mistakes.
Of course, not all mistakes are forgivable, but anything that is not abuse or violence can be handled.
A simple forgiveness can open the door to many opportunities to grow and mature together. So learning not to hold onto resentments and to let things flow is important.
But beware ! Just because you forgive doesn’t mean you give him permission to keep making mistakes.
Simply, you have to set limits and you have to learn together what is healthy for your relationship and what is not.
3. Don’t let romance die.
In all relationships, it is important to show your partner how much you care about him or her.
So, pull out all the stops in terms of romance and rekindle the passion that once united you.
For example, you can share lovely quotes, Shayari image, and romantic messages.
Show him that you love him and that you will never give up what unites you. You two care too much for that!
By revealing your romantic side to him, you will also unconsciously encourage him to do the same. So, he’ll also want to prove to you that he can be a loving teddy bear.
4. Organize romantic dates.
As if you have just met, you have to go to romantic dinners or to the movies.
Your romantic relationship deserves a little embellishment every now and then to remind you why you have chosen each other.
After all, you’ve decided to get together and stay together. Some couples forget this crucial point.
So, it won’t hurt to remember how it all started and enjoy the honeymoon phase which tends to fade over time.
5. Spend all the important moments together.
Ah, there are some unmissable dates! You are like family now and therefore you have to start celebrating the important moments together.
Don’t ignore your families. But, for example, you can take your partner to your parents’ house for lunch on Christmas Day.
Or, if you can’t, at least try to give her a special time for such an important party. And, that goes for any important date in your lives.
Thus, he will not feel excluded. Besides, he should do the same for you. And, I’m not even talking about birthdays.
Indeed, these dates are extremely important to you as a couple so you should try to celebrate them together if possible.
6. Hug yourself.
Physical contact is essential to prove the attraction and the emotional connection that one feels for the other. Unfortunately, with the daily obligations, routine and problems, caresses and sex are the first to suffer.
Indeed, when we are too stressed, we tend to forget or to be too tired to be tender and affectionate towards the other.
However, touch is an essential element in keeping emotions under control and in avoiding ridiculous and unnecessary arguments.
Often when sex is absent, tensions tend to rise for nothing. Didn’t he lower the toilet seat? He is royally insulted!
Forgot to buy chocolate? He reproaches you for never thinking about him. You see, unnecessary tensions that arise just because physical contact is absent.
7. Find a place that both of you like.
It will be your secret garden, your special place! Honestly, it can be anything.
Your sofa, under a tree, a piece of grass in the middle of a park or a table in the sun in your favorite bar.
The idea is really to find a place that belongs only to you! This is where you will enjoy life the most and then you will feel like the king and queen of the world.
So whenever you feel like relaxing or cuddling, you’ll be heading to this place
This place is filled with peace and silence which allows you both to take the time to reflect and enjoy each other’s company.
8. Say what is on your mind.
If something weighs on your heart, say it right away! Don’t keep it buried inside you or it will eat away at you.
Indeed, after a while, you will not be able to shut up and the only thing that will happen is that you will explode.
You are going to get angry and you are going to throw in your partner’s face all the resentment that has accumulated deep inside you.
He hurt you or did something you don’t like, let him know! If you say it right away, it will be easier to fix the problem.
Otherwise, you will have a lot more arguments!