The beginning of a great relationship is often characterized as fun, interesting and exciting.
The initial spark and romance brings excitement about long-term potential as you enjoy new experiences together and learn about each other.
As some of the newness wears off and you get into a groove as partners, it is only natural that your relationship will change and grow. All relationships go through stages, phases and transitions.
The hope is you and your partner increase feelings of closeness and security as your relationship develops, leading to close emotional connection and love for one another.
All relationships experience conflict and ups and downs. With busy schedules, limited funds, kids, work responsibilities and more, it is important to make your relationship a priority.
So how can you keep your relationship interesting while standing the test of time?
Click here to read my full article on how to keep your relationship interesting and keep the spark alive with your partner, written for DatingAdvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and relationships, offering guidance by dating experts, how-to articles, reviews of the best dating sites and more.
Rachel Dack, MS, LCPC, NCC
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