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It's that time of year when everyone is talking about love and all things related to it (hello, Valentine's Day). I'm not an expert, of that you can be sure, and in light of true transparency, those of you who know me, know I did not write this article (bah humbug, lol). Today's writer, however, believes in romance 100% and they have some tips to share you! Considering it's almost February 14th, I'd say it's a very timely submission. Shall we begin?
Most people who have been part of a relationship or marriage for some time will always tell you that they cannot be taken for granted. When they are, that’s when one or both parties stop making the effort, and things only deteriorate from there.
It’s important to think of a relationship or marriage as a fire to be kindled, then, rather than a vessel to be filled, or a task to complete. We have as much responsibility to this forty years down the line as we do two months in.
Of course, nurturing love and honesty at the same time is essential. The two feed into one another, and reinforce each virtue. If you can achieve that, then you can achieve anything as a couple. After all, our better half need not only be our love interest, but our life ally, and our best friend. It’s okay not to fawn over one another every single day with overzealous romantic displays, but that undercurrent of deep, mature love should be well tended to in order to keep it vibrant.
In this post, we’ll discuss a few measures for achieving exactly that: