It’s all part of the honeymoon – the candlelight dinners, the sea beach walks and long sweet chats with hand in hand, your head on his shoulder and so on. Honeymoon is always the best time of our lives. But as soon as we come back to reality, the monthly bills, the household chores, cleaning and arrangements, and hoards of ‘thank you’ appreciation cards to be sent out change life into a dull, drab experience.
Hey! All you need is some romance, my friend. All you need is some fire ignited in your tedious, dreary life. You need to be able to get the ‘sweet feeling’ continue even after your honeymoon. And that’s what we are going to talk about here.
In the following paragraphs, you will find out where most couples go wrong and what you need to do to keep the romance very much alive after your honeymoon.
1. Go on a vacation
Take time out with your spouse. Doing work and earning a decent living is important (keeping in mind the present condition of the global economy), but living your life is even more important than that. Go out on a vacation, even if that is a short and sweet weekend vacation. Just getting the time to spend with your loved one once again can work wonders for a swooping relationship.
2. Celebrate your anniversary
The day you tied the knot is the most special day in your life. Are you ever going to forget it? Celebrate each and every year to remind yourself how lucky you are and how special your partner is. It is all in making someone feel special that keeps the romance hot even after that honeymoon you took 10 years ago.
3. Dinner out
Yes, whenever you get the chance, you two should go out in the night. Go to a club. Dance around. Go to the karaoke bar. Sing your heart out. Go to the amusement park. Go to the nearby ice-skating arena. Just have fun. You don’t want to bog someone down with your worries or mistakes. You want to live your life with your partner. So who is stopping you? Just make some spontaneous plan and set out for the journey, the experience.
4. Gift something, anything to your partner
And make it all of a sudden to bring the magic of surprise into the game. It doesn’t have to be too expensive or too outlandish. It just has to be thoughtful, filled with emotions. It just needs to convey to your partner that you care, you care about him and you cherish each and every experience with him.
5. Compliment, compliment and compliment
People forget how to make love after their marriage. This is so strange! You keep on churning out stupid poems with crosses and zeroes before your marriage, but after your marriage, it seems as if you are just leading a methodical official relationship with that special person. Not fair! The true secret of romance is cherishing, celebrating and appreciating THAT person each and every day. It is about letting him know that you are happy with him. That makes him happy, you see.
We tend to forget that romance needs a lot of planning and effort to stick together. I would even go as far as to say that romance starts after your marriage. Before marriage, you are just into a person, but after marriage, you fall in love with that person.
People seem to think that sex is the crucial factor in a relationship. Well it is, but friendship, understanding and loyalty, all these factor are equally important. Remember, you got married because you loved each other. This is the time to put it to test. And a little thoughtfulness, planning and effort, mixed with honesty, sincerity and commitment, will definitely help you two pass the stringent test of life.