Tips to Enjoy Your Partner Again
It regularly doesn’t take very long before the passion begins to disappear in a relationship. Problems, stress, pressures and arguments are not only a normal part of a relationship, but they also help dim the flame of passion that once burned brightly between two lovers. However, you don’t have to snuff out the candle just yet. With a few simple tips, you can ignite the sparks and have your love set ablaze once again.
One of the first things that any partner can do is laugh. If you need to get passion back in your relationship, lighten up, relax, and enjoy being together. You enjoyed your partner when you first began dating and you can enjoy their company again. If you’ve been giving into attitudes such as whining, complaining, nagging or being angry all the time you should realise that you’ll never get the passion back with that type of negativity. Just relax and enjoy your partner. It may take some work, but it will be worth it. You may find that going to a funny movie or seeing a live comedy show is just what is needed to lighten the mood and change the atmosphere.
Next, you’ll find that if you simply take the time to be nice to each other, you’d start enjoying each other’s company again. Take the time to hang out with each other and just enjoy the sunset or a walk in the park or along the beach. Relaxing with each other is a great way to open doors of communication and begin seeing each other on friendly terms again.
If you have past hurts and find that you are holding on to those you’ll have to decide to forgive and forget. One of the greatest passion stealers is unforgiveness. If your partner has made a mistake, and you have made an agreement to forgive and forget the past, then it’s time to put action to your words and move on. Many times, people say they forgive but inside they hold on to bitterness and resentment and never move forward with their relationship. Let the past go, forgive and begin to trust your partner. You’ll never have the passion for your relationship again until you do.
After you’ve decided to forgive and forget, it’s time to start dating again. That’s alright, it doesn’t matter if you’ve been a couple for six months or sixty years, you should never stop dating. What’s even better is taking the time to prepare for your date like you did when you first met. Take the time to do something for you for the date. Maybe enjoy a professional blow wave or haircut, put on some makeup or buy an outfit you feel fabulous in. When you invest time and energy into looking your best for your partner you are letting him or her know that they are still important to you.
One of the easiest ways to lose passion in your relationship is to begin taking your partner for granted. This happens when you feel comfortable in your relationship, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Trading stilettos for sweatpants shows that you have found your mate. But at least take the pumps off the shelf once a week and remind your partner of the fantastic package they got when they picked you! The same goes for men. Remind your partner why you were the best match by looking your best and being well groomed on your date. You’ll be surprised how easily passion will begin to return to your relationship when you take the time to look and feel your best.
It’s time to enjoy life being loved, by yourself and your partner.
Carolyn (Caz) Rowland is a fashion designer, model, lifestyle blogger and professional Image Stylist. Caz is also a qualified NLP Master Therapist, Advanced Practitioner of Matrix Therapies, Time Line Therapist, Practitioner of Hypnotherapy, has a Diploma for Business and Life Coaching. Caz is happily married to her husband Simon, and raised four beautiful children, who are now young adults and a teenager.