It’s that time of the year when things start to get stressful…Summer loving is over, vacation mode is over, the kids are going back to school, you start feeling the summertime blues so now what do you do?

As lovers, we tend to lose romance over time especially with busy schedules, having kids, paying bills and attending birthday parties and other social gatherings.

It’s easy to let time pass without spending quality time together, the summertime is a great time to get away, re-connect and spend quality time together but what happened once all of that is over and its back to the grind, back to school and back to the hectic lifestyle.

Here are some helpful ideas to help spice up your relationship and re-kindle that first year you were together.

  • · Both of you plan a date night
  • · Plan a movie night and lock your cell phones in another room
  • · Plan a weekend getaway! Make it spontaneous!
  • · Take dancing lessons, or a class you would both enjoy
  • · Carve out 30-60 minutes a day to talk (Just the two of you) Not about work, bills or the kids but about future plans
  • · Plan a dream getaway vacation
  • · Make a bucket list and plan the first thing on each list
  • · Plan a date night from your memories of the year you first met. Try to re-make the whole entire night just like the first time
  • · Dress up fancy and go out for a night on the town. Rent a limo! Get a VIP! Dance the night away!
  • · Skip a birthday party and go do something together that’s childlike
  • · Skip a night of watching television and play your favorite board games together
  • · Go to an adult ball or prom
  • · Attend a charity event together
  • · Both call off sick and take a day to relax together. Eat breakfast in bed

Communication builds intimacy and taking the time to build your dreams together is a big factor in keeping a positive, healthy communicative relationship.

Empower your partner, feed their dreams and most importantly feed your own dreams.

Finding the time to make sure that the two of you are on the same page is a key factor in making your relationship work. Make sure that you build together, you grow together and most importantly you take the time to listen and support each other.

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