We’ve talked about two of my favorite things – cuddles and kisses! BIG fan of both. Feeling close, connected, is important to keeping the intimacy of a relationship alive.
But there’s more to romance than poetry, cuddles, kisses, and flowers… I know I said this was about romance – but romance is more than forget-me-not tokens.
This is an area that I need constant reminders. I’m not a housekeeper by nature (I know, I know, it’s a shock!) but I know that there are a few things that can make a huge difference. Now these will probably be different in your household, but there’s undoubtedly things you can do to demonstrate how important your partners happiness is to you.
In my household it’s the little things…
Dinner – we don’t do dinner together a few times a week. We do it every night, at the dinner table, with placemats. It’s important to our kids and to our marriage to take time every single day to ‘be there’ for each other. Is it always convenient? Maybe not, but convenience doesn’t have anything to do with it.
Smile – never underestimate the importance of attitude. I find that my attitude really impacts the tone of the household. If I smile (even when I’m not feeling it) it’s contagious. Who doesn’t wasnt a happy home?
Basic tidying – with so many people in the house, all our shoes, bags, jackets, nintendo ds, etc can pile up in no time. So putting things away, at least in our rooms, keeps the house respectable.
Putting the toilet paper on the right way – paper comes over the top, not under
I know, this doesn’t sound romantic. It might sound more like a ‘To Do’ list than a recipe for loooove. But, there’s no better way to show love than by doing things you know your mate values.
What ‘little things’ can you do to show your partner how much you love, value, and respect them? Seriously, share. This is one of th