That guy whom you share the house with? He’s the love of your life—remember? With the endless stress of daily responsibilities and getting the kids from one place to another, it can be tough to keep those same loving feelings that you felt when you said “I do.”
But while you can’t exactly take an impromptu vacation or spend hours in bed like you did as newlyweds, there are some fun (and exciting!) ways to rekindle your relationship. Challenge yourself to fall back in love with your husband this month with these 30 tips. (We bet he’ll be glad you read this!)
BE A MYSTERY
Sure, knowing everything about each other is comfortable, but it’s no recipe for romance, says psychologist Harriet Lerner, author of “Marriage Rules: A Manual for the Married and the Coupled Up.”
GET CLOSER BY FINDING SOME DISTANCE IN YOUR MARRIAGE
Make a rule that for the first ten minutes of any night out, you will not discuss the “business” of your relationship: no kid talk, no work recap. You may just remember what having a fun conversation is like again!