Top ways to reconnect with your partner
By Simon Duncan on June 18, 2018
Are you finding that you and your partner aren’t connecting the way you used to? Maybe you’re both busy and you’ve fallen out of sync? Or maybe you simply can’t put your finger on exactly what’s wrong?
If this sounds like you, you may need a few tips to help you find the spark again. Here are some top ways you can reconnect with your partner:
Keep your sense of humor
Life can be tough, with plenty of ups and downs. But keeping your sense of humor is one of the best ways to keep the love alive. When you can joke about those ups and downs, and always look on the funny side, you can engage in a lightheartedness that’s crucial for a happy partnership.
Schedule in time
Sure, scheduling in time together may not seem all that romantic. But you know what else isn’t romantic? Never seeing each other because you both have such crazy schedules. Try a couples spa break, head to the movies, schedule in a weekly dinner date, or go for a walk each night after work.
It’s difficult to remain mad at someone when you’re feeling gratitude and appreciation for them. While it can be easy to take your partner for granted, focusing on the sweet things they do or the ways they make your life easier can help you feel more connected with them. This can also show them how much you appreciate them.
Humans aren’t the greatest at listening- especially now that our phones and social media addiction are causing such low attention spans. Make an effort to put your phone down and look at your partner when they’re talking. When you actively listen and acknowledge your partner they feel heard, and you can tell when something is especially important to them.
Remember the past
Reconnecting can also be about remembering some of the reasons you and your partner fell in love in the first place. Revisit some of your old memories. These could be where you first met, an embarrassing moment you shared, your favorite song, or your first dance.
Revisiting these types of memories can help remind you of just why you’re together- even when you’re having a rough day, and keep the love alive so you can continue to create memories as a couple.
What are some of the top ways you reconnect with your partner?