How to keep your relationship full of excitement after years of marriage?
Most relationships begin with a lot of excitement, as the man and the woman explore each other. This is the reason why newlyweds look so much in love. However, as years roll on, monotony takes over and the spark often goes missing in the relationship. A successful marriage is the one where couple work together to keep the relationship exciting and magical.
If you feel your relationship has lost its spark, you can try a few things listed below to make things exciting for you and your partner:
Bring on some adventure: Adventures are needed once in a while to feel the thrill and excitement. If you incorporate some adventure in your love life, your relationship will never lose its spark. You and your partner can do something fun and spontaneous like going out for a road trip or spending the night in tent during overnight trekking or sleep under the stars. You can also dance in the rain to a romantic song. The aim should be to spend quality time with your partner and to bring back the romance. Do not invite your family or friends if you are going on an adventurous trip.
Start dating again: Getting married to the love of your life does not mean that you can’t date him or her anymore. Dating your partner even after marriage will keep your relationship romantic, young and forever exciting. Dress up beautifully. Wear the sexiest outfit that you own. Remind your partner how breathtakingly beautiful you are. Talk about the day when you realized you fell in love with your partner. Get soaked in nostalgia and rekindle the romance. Do not forget to compliment your partner.
Work on the emotional intimacy: We, human beings are constantly evolving. Therefore, do not assume that you know everything about your partner. There are new likes, dislikes, and dreams that you might not know of. To keep your relationship beautiful and exciting even after marriage, communicate with your partner. Consciously work on the emotional intimacy. You can play an interesting game where you both ask each other questions all evening over a cup of coffee. This will help you know your partner in a new light. You will also feel that your relationship is still exciting and new. You can also talk about silly incidents of your school and college days. When you connect deeply with your partner through communication, you can see the spark in your relationship again.
Be flexible: It is important to be flexible to make marriage work. You might not enjoy accompanying your partner in rock concerts and sport events, but you need to be flexible. If you accompany your partner to a rock concert for his happiness, he will return the favor by accompanying you wherever you want. Being more accommodating and flexible will help you to keep the spark in your relationship alive forever.
Surprises and gifts: Giving surprises and gifts to your partner once in a while, will keep your relationship full of excitement. If you find something that your partner will like while you are shopping, gift it to him. Surprise your partner on a weekend by taking her to a romantic getaway. Surprises and meaningful gifts play a significant role in making a relationship work.
Follow these simple hacks to keep the spark alive in your relationship, even after years of marriage. Romance, communication, and thoughtfulness are the key ingredients for a beautiful marriage.
About the Author
Purba Chakraborty is a novelist, poet, web content developer, freelance writer, lifestyle blogger and social influencer from the City of Joy, Kolkata. She has authored three novels “Walking in the streets of love and destiny”, “The Hidden Letters”, “Canvas of a Mind” and a poetry book “The Heart Listens to No One”. Many of her short stories, articles and poems have been published in several anthologies and magazines.