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One Love: 5 Ways to Make a Relationship Stronger

If you’re facing the post-honeymoon blues or the stress of organizing your wedding is taking its toll on your relationship, you can get closer and bring back the romance. Every relationship can go through a slump, especially if you've been together for a long time.

Maybe you've been so busy in work that you haven't had the same amount of time to invest in your other half, or maybe your wedding has taken priority for a while. Don't worry though, it doesn't mean the end is nigh. All you need is to put in a little time and effort, and before you know it, you'll be back to your lovey-dovey selves.

Here are five ways you can make your relationship stronger:

Do something together

Finding a common interest can really help build a connection. Take a look at your local night classes - it could be something as simple as doing an art class together, or taking up a shared sport. It'll also give you something new to talk about that you both understand.  

Talk through any issues

Sometimes old insecurities can raise their ugly little heads, or perhaps there's something new that needs to be addressed. If something is bothering you, talk it out. Clearing the air is probably the best thing you can do for any relationship, though it may seem difficult at the time.


Have some time apart

The old saying 'Absence makes the heart grow fonder' is very true. If you've been together for a long time, you can start to take each other for granted. Go on a girls only weekend away, and you'll be itching to get back to your man by Sunday evening.

Take a break away

Going on a weekend away together is the perfect way to unwind and remember why you fell in love in the first place. It also means there are no distractions like TV or friends and family, so you can finally focus on each other.

Spend more time in bed

And we don't mean sleeping, ladies! It's good to get intimate with your other half. There are lots of health benefits to regular sex, and the love drug oxytocin is released during sex too - so this will definitely help keep your relationship strong and healthy!



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