Many of us experience a decline in desire when we settle into a long-term relationship. And because of this, you might even think that time makes passion disappear.
Reasons why a relationship fades?
After being together in a relationship for a long time, couples start to take each other for granted and think that their partner will stay by them regardless of what they do.
Life is full of ups and downs, and when you start to desire more and more attention, you might give less attention to your partner. After some time, your partner tends to feel neglected and starts to think that you no longer want to keep the relationship going.
How to keep a long-term relationship going?
Try to bring back the satisfaction, joy, and excitement in your relationship. There are many things for you two to do, like go together for a romantic dinner or go on an intimate date. You can also go camping and get cut off from the world, and spend time exploring one another again.
During this time, forget all talk about the unpleasant and challenging things in life, like work, the expectations, or the children.
This should become one of your special moments in life to share nothing but happiness between you two. You do not really need to spend a fortune just to impress your partner; you have just to create the moment of love to refresh your relationship.
Why is refreshment in a relationship needed?
After being with one another for a long time, living together can get dull and unattractive if neither of you is into doing something new, every now and then.
When it comes to intimacy, making unexpected physical contact can bring some unexpected pleasure to your partner, and it does not necessarily need to be anything sexual at all.
Suddenly giving a hug out of the blue could also bring a surprised smile to your partner’s face. Try to understand and accept how both of you feel, especially the wants and desires that you two have.
Spend some time together
Come together and make a list of the things you two have been wanting to do. It can be anything, as long as both of you can enjoy it together. Do not hog the priority! After doing what you want, do what your partner wants. In a way, it would be sharing the joy and love, you two have.
Remember, what it was like to be in love when you two first started dating. You two were so in love that you could overlook each other’s flaws and love each other without any reason or judgment. What was it about you, that your partner found to be so loving and attractive?
Try to bring back those things that you and your spouse enjoyed doing together to rejuvenate the love lost in your relationship.
Couples that share the feeling of love and joy in their lives are those that would likely last and be happy all the way. Getting back your partner would help you experience that lasting happiness, but do remember that your partner must be willing to get back into a relationship with you.