Maintaining love in longer- word relationships requires effort, interest, and understanding from both partners. It is a issue, but one that can be rewarding. The key to keeping — and occasionally rekindling – the flames of passion lies in conversation, authenticity, and embracing vulnerability. This article provides some unexpected advice for couples looking to maintain or actually rekindle their love for one another.

The preliminary intoxication of falling in love is all- consuming, partners think about their partner continuously, miss them when they are n’t together, and project onto each other an idealized image devoid of fault or weakness. However, that initial chemistry does n’t last, and in fact, research has found that people who are falling in love often experience a « declining » or gradual waning of feelings over time.

When this occurs, it may feel like the flash has vanished and that you will never be able to get those moths again. However, research has revealed a several methods to maintain or rekindle a romantic spark. The good news is that it does n’t have anything to do with sex either.

The key to understanding this is to communicate clearly and frequently with your mate. A normal daily routine of asking about each other’s day, listening deeply, and responding compassionately does raise mutual passion. In contrast, incorporating fresh experiences and surprises into your daily life is rekindle that initial spark of enthusiasm and can foster emotional connection. In addition, ensuring that both partners give self-care a chance can boost a woman’s sense of commitment because it can boost a child’s sense of satisfaction with the relationship.