Need A Jolt? Spark? Liven Your Relationship

Posted Sunday, June 12th, 2016 | Tagged in : Relationship Advice, Romance & Couple Time By Admin

Things to try:

Spontaneity:  A major complain that couples have about their relationship, is, their partner takes them for granted. Change this perception by doing something out of the ordinary to keep the excitement alive in your relationship. Create something the two of you can do that’s fun and exciting. Arrange an evening together without any distractions that you both can enjoy.

Shower attention on your partner: Surprise your partner by giving him or her special attention. Spend the whole day doting on your partner and indulging him or her with things that delight them.

Have some away time together: If possible take a short vacation together. If you’re not able to get some time off, then as a substitute, schedule a massage for the two of you at a local spa near where you live. A few hours at a spa can transform the two of you with pampering and special attention. It will provide a pleasurable relaxing experience. Getting away will refresh the two of you.

Remember important things:  Celebrate those events that mean something to both of you. Such as, when you first said I love you. The time you propose. Your anniversary, etc,. Send flowers to mark the occasion. Dedicate a special song. Send an e-card or text message with an expression of love to let the special person in your life know that you are thinking about him or her.

Explore something new:  Fulfill your partner fantasy with imaginative ways of satisfying him or her. Couples who have been together long, may need to overcome boredom. Change the routine that the two of you have grown accustomed to by exploring something new. Since this is a sensitive area, make sure you consider your partner’s beliefs and feelings, before you explore and introduce something new.

Keep it simple: If you don’t like going out of your way and it’s not your style to make a fuss about doing things, keep it simple. There are things you can do together that doesn’t require you spending any money or going out somewhere. Perhaps, playing games is more to your liking. You can listen to your favorite music, watch movies or T.V. together. You can snuggle together and read a mystery or share a romance novel. The two of you could go strolling along the beach or take a walk in the park.

Communicate and Listen: You must have uninhibited communication to assure a strong relationship. Keeping your thoughts and feelings to yourself makes it impossible to have true intimacy. Open up about what you thinking and feeling. Take time to listen, not just talk. There has to be honest communication for the two of you to have an understanding and stay connected to each other.

Marriage Tips That Work!

Posted Saturday, June 11th, 2016 | Tagged in : Relationship Advice, Relationship Challenges, Romance & Couple Time, Tips By Admin

To have a problem free marriage is an utopian dream. Many have tried to find it. But it still remains a dream! Even though, it is true you cannot have a friction free marriage. There are some ways you can minimize friction and problems in your marriage.

To prevent your marriage from ending up as another divorce case, read the following tips.

1. Marry for the right reasons

Marriages fail because people get married for the wrong reasons. A marriage is a union of mind, soul, and body. After the initial physical attraction wane, it may be hard for the two of you to stay together. Make sure you and your partner are in tuned with each other beyond the initial attraction to assure lasting satisfaction.

2. Don’t take each other for granted

When you start a relationship, there’s an effort to please the object of your affection and get them to fall in love with you. But after you become partners, you start to take each other for granted. If you want your marriage to stay rock solid, avoid taking your partner for granted. Make sure he or she knows their importance in your life. Do something spontaneous to add a spark that breaks the monotony of married life.

3. Sex is an important part of marriage

It’s important to realize that a good sexual life is the foundation that contribute to maintaining your marriage. The physical intimacy that a couple share, is vital to the success of the marriage. Stir up some excitement in your marriage to keep the passion burning. Studies have show that married couples have a more robust sexual life than single people do.

4. Make time for each other – Stay connected

You and your partner will drift apart when you don’t spend enough time together. Children and career are the two biggest factors that come between couples. It’s important to find the time to be alone together. Take the time to talk and reconnect on an intimate level away from family troubles and job problems.

5. Give each other space

Don’t cling too tightly. A husband and wife needs to give each other space to grow and develop interests on their own. It adds excitement to the relationship. A clingy partner may make the other one feel smothered and stifled. Give each other space to fulfill individual interests and needs. Clinging to tightly may make your partner feel that you don’t trust him or her and resentment could form toward you. It is important that the two of you pursue individual interests that gives you a sense of satisfaction with what is needed for your life.

How To Know He Loves You

Posted Thursday, February 11th, 2016 | Tagged in : Relationship Advice, Romance & Couple Time By Admin
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It’s obvious that men may take a very long time to say “I love you.” But, just because he hasn’t said, “I love you” yet, doesn’t mean he isn’t crazy about you. There’s no one better to tell you when a guy loves you, then himself. The key is how he acts toward you. Check out the signs below to discover how to know if he loves you.

1.You Capture Him Looking at You
Males constantly ogle things they like – it’s a factor that get us caught peeping at the cleavage of women. Take into consideration: With all that eye candy out there, if it’s you he’s staring at, his affection runs deep for you.  “Seeing my special lady at a celebration gives me a private moment to reflect and wonder just how do I deserve such a fantastic person in my life.  Watching her attentively with my eyes,  when she doesn’t know I’m looking at her, is something I hold secretly to myself,” says Drew.

3. He Purchases Food You Like
Finding that his kitchen area is filled with your preferred foods,  diet sodas, and other  edibles (that would only  pass his lips if he was forced-fed ) shows that you are lingering in his thoughts in the most unforeseen and unromantic places – like the produce aisle, when he’s shopping alone.  After getting home, he discover bags of fresh vegetables and fruits that he would never buy. “When this happened to me, it became clear that I had reached a place that seemed natural, where I wanted to please her – I  knew then I was in love,” said Richard.

4. He Doesn’t Mine Your Things At His Place
Men likes to maintain the air of independence, being unattached. The fact that he is acknowledging there’s a woman in his life, when we tend to be fiercely protected of maintaining being free, shows the extent you’re special to him. That he’s in love with you. This is more proof, you’re the one he has decided that he wants in his life long-term.

5. He Shares His Plans
to move to the southeast one day, that may be like a neon alert to signal you it’s time to leave the relationship.  But it also could indicate he’s trying to let you know he wants you in his future.  When a guy has a serious conversation about his future plans, he may be gauging to see if you want to be with him. I’m not saying it is easy for you to determine his true motives. It may take some prodding to find out whether his plans for the future include you.  So, how do you know when a guy’s merely extolling his tactical plan or affectionately declaring his love for you by talking about the future? It comes down to his words and how he says things. If his plans involve moving to an exotic island and sun bathing all day, then you know he isn’t serious about you. On the other hand,  if he shares with you that he plans to move to Florida, at some point, and then asks if you can picture yourself living there, he’s revealing his feelings for a long-term relationship with you.

6. You Are Able To Get Him To Wear That Shirt You Gave Him
Even though as  guy’s most of us are not that particular about what we wear, trusting a woman to select an article of clothing is like a right of passage. We pride ourselves on being who we are, whatever the look. Blame it on the male ego, but we don’t like anyone trying to change our dress, even if it helps us look better. “It’s seen as a sign of weakness for a man to allow any change in his appearance to be dictated by someone else,” explain Brian. So, when a man puts on something picked out by you, that’s an indication he may be in love you.

7. It Is Not An Issue If You Answer His Phone
As men we never know what might be lurking, which could be potentially damaging, that’s hidden on our cell phone – from overzealous probing mothers to ex-girlfriends looking for a last get together with us. If we allow you to answer that personal device, that holds secrets and intimate things about us, it shows you have a clear path and there’s nothing being kept from you. “Men in general, aren’t open to sharing details about their life. When a guy gives you access to his phone – he making you privy to information you could use against him. For him, to willingly let you answer his phone, indicates he’s planning on remaining with you for the rest of his life,” according to Richard.

Rekindle The Passion You Once Felt

Posted Saturday, December 5th, 2015 | Tagged in : Marriage Help, Marriage Made Easy, Romance & Couple Time By Admin

Have you notice a change in your marriage? What was once a hot and heavy relationship between you, now barely flickers. Over time the relationship you share may become lackluster   The flames of ardor are no longer stirred. After years of being married, things between you may seems mundane and routine. To prevent your marriage from settling into such an existence , you must make it your priority.

These 5 suggestions can help you discover ways to put the fire of passion back in your marriage.

1. Set Aside Time For Romance

Rekindling the passion you once felt for each other, doesn’t have to consume a lot of your time. It can be something as simple as a walk along the beach holding hands, a candlelight dinner, or listening to your favorite songs. The two of you could cuddle up on the couch together and watch a movie or your favorite videos.  Just need to find what works for the two of you. Use your imagination to create some magical moments of romance.

2. Add Spontaneity.

When you are unexpectedly invited to a trendy new restaurant with jamming music and delectable food, that type of spontaneous gesture adds joy and excitement to your day. You can send a text message that expresses feelings of love.  Sending a text message with feelings of love or some flowers, is what adds a spark to an otherwise monotonous day.  A spontaneous gesture creates those moments in life that leads to pleasant memories. And it results in keeping a fire inside of you burning. Think how you would feel to suddenly have something special happen to brighten your day.

3. Listen Attentively!

Listening is such a simple thing to do. Yet, many couples fail to spend time just listening to each other. Taking the time to listen to each other will keep you connected in your relationship. Talk about what’s on your mind to discover what you need and want from each other.

4. Be Enthusiastic

Remember when you first met, how you waited with anticipation for that moment to see each other. The two of you showed interest in what you both did and said. Even with no special plans, there was an excitement of just being together, . This special way you felt was the reason why you got married. Recapturing those feelings again will spark a fire that can restore you once had for one another.

5. Do Something Different, Adventurous

Take that cooking class together. Try an outdoor activity. It doesn’t matter what you do. Try something that takes you out of the comfort zone you have grown accustomed to. Do something where you both can experience something new. Recaptures those special feelings of closeness, like when you first fell in love. If you enjoy reading, you can join other enthusiastic readers to discuss characters and events from books. The two of you can prepare some portions of food that you both enjoy and spend an evening in each other company.

All it takes to rekindle the fire and restore your marriage is wanting to do it. Explore ways to make it happen.

 

Mr Right vs Mr Right Now

Posted Saturday, March 15th, 2014 | Tagged in : Relationship Advice, Romance & Couple Time By Admin
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Mr Right vs Mr Right Now    By Rebecca Keller

There comes a point in every relationship when we ask ourselves “Is this thing going anywhere?” Sometimes the answer may be excruciatingly obvious—like if the man you’ve been seeing for two months has you on a rotating date schedule with at least two other women (that you know of), or he still introduces you as “my friend, so-and-so” after six months of more-than-friendly activities. If you have any doubts about your relationship, chances are you already know that your man is probably not the prince for whom you’ve been waiting all these years. But what if the signs aren’t so clear, and the question that could ultimately make or break your relationship looms over you like a dark cloud? Men, at least the commitment probes, tend to scare easily, and a statement such as “We need to talk” may send an insecure man running for the hills, at which time he will curl up in the fetal position and suck his thumb until the big, bad serious-conversation monster (you) leaves him alone. There may be some small ways for you to determine for yourself if your man’s in it for the long haul, without having to play Russian Roulette with your love life.

He keeps a toothbrush at your place.

If his toothbrush stands proudly next to yours in the toothbrush holder, at least he plans on coming back to your house some time soon. The very presence of his toothbrush is proof that he’s given some thought about a future with you in it—a future that he intends to have past tonight. Of course, if he doesn’t keep a toothbrush at your place, all hope is not lost. He may be using your brush, which could be considered charming—in a disgusting kind of way. If he thinks you’re close enough to be sharing a toothbrush, you’ve reached a level of intimacy that some couples never attain.

Your favorite overnight attire waits you.

He has a certain t-shirt and boxer shorts ensemble that you like to wear when you sleep over at his place. If you’re ready to go to sleep and said outfit is folded—or maybe just piled—and waiting for you on your side of the bed, he’s had premeditated notions of seeing you again—at his place, in his clothes. If he expends any kind of energy on you when you’re not around, he’s probably thinking about you more than he’d like to admit. And that’s a good sign.

He switches radio stations when you get into the car.

He likes hard rock, and you like R&B. You know this, yet his radio is blaring Usher’s “Burn” when he picks you up for your date. This could mean three things. 1.) He got confused. 2.) He was too lazy to change the station after the last time you were in the car. 3.) He knows what you like, and he’s willing to take one for the team to ensure your happiness. If he’s hard core hard rock, he probably wouldn’t listen to R&B if he didn’t have to, and he most likely did not get confused. If he let’s you pick the station, he’s willing to give up something that less-into-you men would never consider. Which also pertains to television watching. If he lets you choose a show, even if it isn’t all the time, this is still a major event worth noting. He’s compromising something that most men consider very sacred, and the fact that he’s sharing the power with you is a big deal.

While we’re on the subject of music . . .

He sings along with you singing along with the radio. Instead of wasting his energy telling you how tone-deaf you are, or turning up the volume to drown out your voice, he warms up his vocal chords and joins you in the accompaniment, knowing quite well that he can not carry a tune. He’s willing to make a fool of himself in front of you, and men don’t easily joke around with pride. And if he doesn’t know the words and still sings along—well, that’s something special.

He plays with your pet even though he’s allergic to animal fur.

He’s willing to risk watery eyes, blotchy skin, and a swollen face to hang out with you. Even if he doesn’t exactly play with your cat, he’s become accustomed to being in the same room as Princess, and he may even sit next to her on the sofa occasionally. He’s immersing himself into a part of your life that’s important to you, and he’s putting his life—or at least his appearance—on the line to do it.

He keeps an endless supply of your favorite foods/drinks in his house.

You like cream cheese on your bagel in the morning, and cream cheese makes him gag, yet he designates an entire drawer in the refrigerator for the stuff (basically because he doesn’t want any of his food near it, but still). He keeps both mild and hot salsa in his fridge because he knows you don’t like anything too spicy. He’s opening his kitchen to you and your favorite things, instead of just forcing you to eat what he has lying around, which, let’s be honest, may sometimes be taste-bud suicide. And if he starts to clear off a shelf in his cupboard for your cereal and crackers, he may start making room in his house for more than just your food.

He cooks meals to fit your tastes.

He has an amazing recipe for Chile, but you don’t eat chilli because you have an inexplicable aversion to kidney beans. He makes dinner one night—chilli—and you find yourself reaching for the Easy Mac, until you realize he’s made this batch sans kidney beans. He’s altering recipes for you now, which is another sign that he knows what you like—better yet, remembers what you don’t like—and plans accordingly. And you can’t really go too wrong with that.

He remembers something important you said four months ago.

It’s your first holiday season with your man, and you’re slightly nervous because he hasn’t asked you what you wanted for Christmas. As it turns out, he bought you a bunch of things you’d said you wanted at one point or another. But here’s the kicker. You brought up most of these things in a fleeting conversation which you barely remember yourself. If he remembers what you told him yesterday, it’s a good sign, let alone something you said months ago. This means he’s filling space in his memory with things that he feels may be important to know in the future, and these things have something to do with you. Statistically, you should be in good shape if he remembers firsts and important dates, and he hasn’t mixed up any of your important dates with important dates of other relationships (i.e accidentally wishing you a happy anniversary on his ex-girlfriend’s birthday).

He still likes you even after he sees you without makeup and post workout

No one looks like a supermodel after working out, and if he pops by unannounced, or invites himself along on your daily jog, he will inevitably see the side of you that you’ve been meticulously covering with make-up and primping. If he still asks you out after he’s seen your ever-attractive matted hair and the fountain of sweat pouring off your body, then he’s a keeper.

Of course, there are other signs—some obvious, some ambiguous—that your relationship is moving forward:

He offers you a key to his apartment. He introduces you to his parents (and is lovey dovey with you in front of them) He calls you during guys’ night out. These and other small gestures speak volumes about a relationship’s potential for advancement.

No sign is fool-proof.

Some men have learned to manipulate the system for their own personal gain. And these Mr Right now,  blend in with the Mr Right,  but they aren’t undetectable.  So don’t feel hopeless.

In a world where no one—man or woman—wants to jeopardize a good thing because the alternative seems a bit too daunting, being able to identify the positive signs in your relationship without uttering the phrase, “Do you see a future for us?” may be an integral part of keeping your relationship alive.

Even Mr. Right can get scared by a verbal declaration of commitment.  Even, if he’s been planning your future in his head for months.

How To Escape Marriage Boredom

Posted Friday, June 14th, 2013 | Tagged in : Marriage Help, Marriage Made Easy, Relationship Advice, Romance & Couple Time By Admin
Untitled-1Being married can be great. But the mundane everyday stuff can have you falling into a rut. As a couple you must find a way out of this marriage boredom, where each day feels like a repeat of the previous day. To escape the daily marriage  routine, add some excitement.  There are things you can do to escape the predictability of everyday married life.

 

To add a spark to your marriage, try these 4 simple things.

1. Date Night.

One way to create some change in your marriage is to go out on dates with your spouse. The two of you need to have some time together to get away from children and other family pressures. Set aside a few hours for a night of fun. Date night doesn’t have to be expensive. It’s simply about the two of you hanging out together and enjoying each other.  Shut out the rest of the world and tune into one another. You can watch a movie together.  Take a stroll together through the park and check out the sights. Plan an evening preparing a special dish together. Listen to music, play games, or snuggle up and watch t.v. together. The objective is for the two of you to take some time to have fun.

2. Surprises.

When things have become so boring that you and your spouse seem more like room-mates,  then husband and wife, do something unexpected, spontaneous break the routine between the two of you.  Grab your wife or husband and give them a warm tight hug. Surprise your spouse by tenderly kissing them. Whisper something naughty in their ear.  The idea is to do something that pleasantly surprises your wife or husband break out of the routine.

3. Add some adventure.

Do something that the two of you never tried. Consider going camping or hiking for the weekend.  Sign up for art lessons or take a dance or exercise class together.  Motivate each toward a healthy lifestyle.

4. Laugh and play.

A fun way to add some excitement is to play with each other.  How about washing the car together and turning it into fun with water play. Toss sponges at one another. Laugh at something silly. Tickle each other. Have a pillow fight. Act like kids. Laughing and playing together will greatly help to reduce stress. It will keep you and your spouse in a good mood and make the relationship you have enjoyable.

Re-ignite the Passion and Keep the Sparks Alive

Posted Saturday, May 5th, 2012 | Tagged in : Relationship Advice, Romance & Couple Time By Admin
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Regardless of all the cynics who are always so pessimistic about marriage and relationships, the vast majority of people expect their love for their partner to grow and last over time. When a relationship begins, it starts with the smile and that special sparkle in the eyes.

There is a lot of anxiousness that both partners try to hide from each other when they first fall in love. It is because being “in love” makes you vulnerable. And for all their pessimism about relationships, even the most jaded cynic secretly hopes to find someone to love and who will love them back. Very few people choose to live alone. But to succeed in a relationship, partners have to put forth effort and make a serious commitment for it to last.

To Re-ignite the Passion and Keep the Sparks Burning

Do Not Allow the Romance to Die

Keep the romance alive. Take your partner for walks in the park and along the beach, watch your favorite movies, have a candlelight dinner, or listen to your favorite songs. Choose an activity that you are comfortable doing together. To find fun things to do together be creative and imaginative.

Be Generous with Surprises

Be spontaneous and do not wait for special occasions only to give that long-stemmed rose or romantic card to one you love. Write a short note – even if all it says is “I love you” – and hide it where your partner will be able to see it. Even something as simple as coming home from work early and making popcorn for your partner will mean a lot. Everyone loves to get something that is pleasant and totally unexpected.

Enthusiasm is Always Great

Almost everyone feels tired after a hard day’s work and from the stresses of everyday life. However, it is important to make time for your partner. Make a schedule where the two of you can just talk, snuggle, and swap stories about the events of the day. Make sure that the stresses of work or other things do not intrude into your “alone” time together.

Express Yourself and Be Open

To make sure that your relationship remains strong, there must be open communication between the two of you. Keeping secrets from each other is not healthy for the relationship. Those secrets can slowly build walls between the two of you. To keep the passion alive and the sparks burning, there must communication between the two of you about what you want and need in your relationship.

Ideas for Date Night

Posted Sunday, January 29th, 2012 | Tagged in : Romance & Couple Time By Admin
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Finding some time to be alone with your spouse can be pretty difficult to come by so it is important to make the most out of it. There are many ways you can make date night extra special. Whether you are hoping to have a picnic for two or making some yummy treats for that extra special dinner; here are some tips to help you make the most out of date night.

1. Indulge your spouse. Date night does not have to mean taking your spouse to an expensive restaurant or going out to the movies. You can make date night special by indulging your spouse. Consider preparing a relaxing, hot, bubble bath that you both can enjoy. You can even ramp it up a notch by lighting some candles, pouring some wine, playing some great music, and just enjoying a relaxing time in the tub.

2. A dance party for two. How about putting on some dance music that you both like and dance your hearts out. You can turn down the lights, get some soft lighting or candle light to illuminate the room, prepare some cocktails and some finger food, push the couch to the side and dance away.

3. Create a delicious dinner together. You and your spouse can go to the market and get all the ingredients that you will need to make a wonderful dinner for two. You can help each other out in the kitchen and cook together. Then sit down and enjoy your masterpiece together.

4. Theme park date. You can go out to the theme park or fair and ride those exciting rides together. Share cotton candy, popcorn, buy a balloon or two and just have some fun. Be little kids again and enjoy yourselves.

5. Go on a picnic. Pack your picnic basket with some food and go to the park, a picnic spot, or just your backyard. Spread a blanket out, get the food out and just enjoy being in the outdoors. Or, if it is a rainy day and you can’t go out, move the couch aside and have the picnic in your living room.

6. Get a message. You can go to the nearest spa and get a couple’s massage. This will help both of you relax, too.

7. Movies at home. You can make going to the movies more intimate than being in a theater full of strangers. Rent a DVD, download a movie, or just watch one on cable. Make some popcorn beforehand. Make a pizza if you want to indulge. Make the living room comfortable by moving all the furniture and spreading some blankets on the floor and piling up some pillows. Enjoy the movie together and snuggle to your heart’s content.

8. Sex. Make date night steamy by going all out. Wear sexy lingerie, play some sexy music and make love all night long like you did during your honeymoon.

9. Indulge your sweet tooth. Share a large ice cream sundae, a slice or two of chocolate cake, some of your favorite pie, or just get yourselves the biggest milk shakes you can find.

10. Meals in bed. Nothing can be more special that having a meal in bed. Make your spouse some breakfast or dinner and serve it while he or she is in bed. You can even feed each other and enjoy the meal – and much more – together.

Keep the Excitement Alive In Your Relationship

Posted Sunday, September 19th, 2010 | Tagged in : Marriage Made Easy, Romance & Couple Time By Admin
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Need a jolt? Spark? To liven your relationship, try these 7 things

1. Spontaneity: One main complain that couples have about their relationship, is that they are taken for granted by the other partner. Change this perception by doing something out of the ordinary that’s fun and exciting.  Arrange an evening together without any distractions, where the two of you can bask in the glow of each other. If possible, come home before your schedule time, and follow it with an unplanned activity you both can enjoy.

2. Plan a special day:Spend the whole day together. Surprise your partner by giving him or her special attention. Arrange a day together where the two of you can bask in the glow of each other. It will make your partner feel so very special to you.

Remember Important Things: Celebrate those events that mean something to the both of you, such as, when you first said I love you, the time you propose, your anniversary, etc,. You can send flowers to mark the occasion. Dedicate a special song to your partner. Send an e-card or text message with an expression of love to let your partner know that you are thinking about him or her.

4. Keep it Simple:You don’t have to make a fuss if it’s not your style. There are things which you and your partner can do together that doesn’t require you spending any money or going out somewhere. You could play card games, watch movies or T.V., read a mystery or romance novel together. You can stroll along the beach or in the park.  It doesn’t matter what the two of you do.  Spending time together in a fun-loving way will add excitement to your relationship.

5. Explore trying something new: Fulfilling your partner fantasy provides imaginative ways of satisfying each other. Partners who have been married a long time may be bored, and feel a  need to change the routine that the two of you have grown accustomed to. Since this is a sensitive area, make sure you consider your partner’s beliefs and feelings before you explore and introduce something new in physical intimacy with each other.

6. Stay connected!: It should be understood that the attention which was once exclusively only your partner’s, now has to be shared between your children and other things important to you.  But this can create distance between the two of you, causing you to drift apart. To avoid this problem, make sure time is set aside in the day, so the two of you can stay connected. Couples need time to reconnect and talk to each other. Don’t let anyone or anything come between the two of you.

7. Away time: If possible take a short vacation with just each other. If you’re not able to get some down time together, then as a substitute, schedule a message for the two of you at a local spa where you live. Even a few hours at a spa can transform the two of you with a pleasurable relaxing experience. Just getting away, however briefly, will keep the excitement alive in your relationship.

Create A Relaxing Atmosphere

Posted Friday, March 19th, 2010 | Tagged in : Romance & Couple Time By Admin
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Most of us like to be pampered, especially by our partner. It makes us feel special and appreciated when we’re given attention  in a loving way. After a long stressful day, it’s nice to be able to relax.

Here are 5 things you can do to help your partner relax.

1. Make them a bubble bath with scented candles with their favorite music playing. It will put them in a peaceful mood.

2. Offer them a back rub. Using lotion or rubbing alcohol, soothe and message down to their feet those aching and tired muscles.  If they have any gratitude, you will be thanked for it.

3. Put off any contentious matter or complain for another day. You don’t want to ruin the positive atmosphere you have created.  Nagging is like scratching fingernails on a chalkboard. Avoid it!

4. Give them some time to watch their favorite show, a game,  read the newspaper, or whatever.  Everyone needs some space to themselves sometimes. When you have some time apart, it makes being together more special,

5. Overlook those imperfections. Even though your partner may be the biggest Klotz you know, make him or her feel like they are the best thing in your life.  Let them know just how special they are to you.