7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Relationship from Home
No matter how long you’ve been together, there are some simple, fundamental rules of the road. Putting them into practice isn’t always easy, but it is critical. Especially when you are in quarantine with your partner due to the coronavirus pandemic.
This lockdown is affecting many couples in many different ways- forcing many couples to spend constant one-on-one time together. And it is getting hard for couples to cope with it as they mostly get annoyed by staying at home all the time roaming in front of each other.
We know how it feels and it can bring challenges to the relationship since you’re used to having your own space and routines, it can also help boost your relationship, too.
But look at the bright side, this period of constant contact can be a time when couples turn a very changeling, uncertain, and stressful situation into one that helps them grow and bond as a couple. One can definitely try to get to know each other better, and boost the relationship.
Though this not something easy to navigate, you have to certainly give your full time and dedication to it if... you really want this to workout! And if you are one of those who have been looking for an excuse to work on your relationship, there’s certainly no time like the present.
Here, relationship experts share the best strategies for boosting your relationship from home.
Unplug To Plug-In With Your Partner
It is quite obvious to get tempted to watch the news on TV or by scrolling through your smartphone, especially when the headlines surrounding COVID-19. But... you need to understand the fact that if you won't get unplugged and let yourself drown in various devices it will not only harm your mental and physical health but also your relationship.
Stop using your phone or binge-watching series and try to connect with your partner it will not only help your own wellbeing, but it helps you be less on the edge and reactive against your partner. You can go for a walk for a while on the terrace and if you have kids, leave them home alone sometimes. Maintain the proper social distance while walking together, and keeping an appropriate social distance from others you may pass when outdoors.
Couple Who Laugh Together Stays Together
We all are aware of the fact that laughter makes your heart healthy, reduces stress and it also bonds partners together and ignites passion. You can definitely for fun play board games, puzzles, Jenga, and many more indoor games! The single most powerful step you can take to keep a relationship solid? Speak less and listen more. You can also opt to watch funny stand-up comedy shows, comedy movies, and laugh together! Throw each other some jokes. Share your funny childhood experiences. Laughing together is one secret of a lasting relationship.
Online Workout Side-By-Side
Your gym or yoga institute might be due to the pandemic but obviously that's not a big issue because you both can try online classes that you can do from home, or youtube will be very much helpful. Grab your partner, and slay this bodyweight circuit. You’ll feel stronger and more empowered after this fun sweat sesh with your bestie!
Working out with a partner
makes staying fit easier by keeping you accountable for every last rep. Plus, the time goes by so much faster when you’re training with your buddy.
Cook Dinner Together
means you have an opportunity to play on the same team. Create a masterpiece together have a little competition and while it cooks have fun in the meantime, discuss the recipe, and share the creative ideas. Cook something you both love to eat, after that you both can light some candles and enjoy your masterpiece with some champaign. No matter how busy you are, make sure you spend some time and eat together. A couple that eats together stays together.
Get To Know Each Other Again
How do you build this bond? First, support your partner. Take his or her side whenever possible if trouble arises in the “outside world.” Keep their secrets to yourself, even when everyone at work spills theirs. Except in a true emergency, don’t let anything interrupt “us” time. Shower your partner with compliments.
Be vocal about what you like and what you don't. Boredom, frustration, and everyday irritations can douse the spark between you and your partner—and more of the same certainly won’t feed the flame. Making the good stuff your top priority will. Compliment your fiance/wife on her new shoes, or your fiance/husband on his new white shirt. Thank him for helping around the house, etc. Maintain a positive vibe in the house.
Clean The House Together
What better time for some spring cleaning than now. So, here is an idea... why not do it together? Grab your partner and start cleaning your home sweet home in this quarantine time. This cleaning session will not clear your thoughts but also create the bond that was kind of getting faded.
This "cleaning the house together" is not less than therapy for both of you, and your relation... the void of communication and understanding will start to fill again.
Take Time To Be Alone, Too.
When you’re with your partner 24/7, there’s nothing wrong with wanting a little alone time. In fact, it may boost your relationship.
If it’s just the two of you, it’s still okay to ask for some quiet time on your own or to be together working side by side but not talking.
Giving each other a little time and space, when needed, she notes, will make you both better for each other when you are together. Being in a relationship is both exciting and challenging. These simple steps can make your relationship stronger than ever.
Doing silly stuff together can spice up your relationship, so don’t hesitate to show that crazy yet lovable side of you. Choose your words when talking to your partner. Be constructive to avoid any further misunderstanding. And last but not least... They say that promises are meant to be broken, but as a partner and as a person, you have to keep your promises-small or big.