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Seven Love Tips to Keep Your Relationship from Turning into a Rom-Com Disaster

Are you ready to take your relationship to the next level? Well, you’re in luck because I’ve got some relationship advice that’ll make your heart skip a beat. Whether you’re a new couple, in a long-term relationship, or somewhere in between, these 7 tips will help keep your love strong and your bond unbreakable. From communication to romance, trust to compromise, forgiveness to fun, we’ve got you covered. So sit back, grab your partner’s hand, and get ready to fall in love all over again!

1. Open Communication

While most women have a natural instinct in reading signs and emotions, most men are oblivious. And it’s not their fault- there’s a scientific explanation for this….seriously! Professor Ronald E. Riggio explains this in more details here

Open communications includes expressing your feelings, thoughts and concerns.

Arguing included.

My parents argued ALL-THE-TIME, but that’s a common trait amongst Italians. If you’re not yelling or arguing, you ain’t lovin’! And they’re still together, and arguing, after 50 years…..

It’s important to be open with your partner and let them know what’s on your mind – whether it’s feelings, thoughts, or concerns. Keeping things bottled up is a recipe for disaster! Listening is key: put down your phone, turn off the TV, and really hear what your partner is saying. Show them you care by actively listening and showing empathy. Trust us, it’ll make all the difference.

2. Show Appreciation

Don’t be shy! Let your partner know how much you value them. It can be as simple as a compliment or a heartfelt “thank you” for something they did. And don’t forget to show appreciation for the little things, too. Did they do the dishes without being asked? Did they make you laugh when you were feeling down? Acknowledge and appreciate these moments – they matter just as much as the big ones.

My partner does this by buying me pasta. This ain’t no regular spaghetti, no sir! We’re talking about gourmet, artisanal pasta, straight from Italy!

Some might say “what the fettuccine?” I used to think it’s his clever, albeit cunning plan of keeping me in the kitchen. But then I realized it’s actually his way of showing me how much he appreciates my cooking skills. Well played, my dear, well played.

3. Respect Boundaries

Let’s get boundary, baby! Ahem, I mean, let’s talk about setting boundaries in a relationship. It’s like building a solid foundation for your love shack. Firstly, make sure to speak up and let your partner know what you’re cool with and what makes you go “nah, I’m good”. Whether it’s needing your space or not wanting to talk about your exes, it’s important to be clear and respectful. Secondly, don’t be a boundary bulldozer. Respect your partner’s limits, even if they don’t make sense to you. And hey, don’t forget to check in every once in a while. People change, and so do their boundaries – it’s like renovating your love shack! So, communicate, respect, and renovate as needed – your love shack will be the talk of the town!

4. Keep the Romance Alive

Attention all lovebirds! Want to keep that spark alive in your relationship? It’s time to get romantic!

  1. Mix things up try new activities together, whether it’s a cooking class or a hiking adventure. It’s all about creating new memories! How about spicing things up in the kitchen? Put on your chef hats and whip up a tasty meal together – it’s like having your own cooking show! Check out our Recipe page for some mouth-watering ideas and get cookin’!
  2. Don’t forget the small gestures. Surprise your partner with a love note or a small gift – it’s the little things that count!
  3. Get a little cheesy. Who doesn’t love a good rom-com or a cheesy love song? Embrace the clichΓ©s and have some fun with it!
  4. Never stop dating your partner. Keep the romance alive by setting aside special time for just the two of you, whether it’s a fancy dinner or a cozy night in. So, get creative, be cheesy, and keep that spark alive – your relationship will thank you for it!

5. Share Responsibilities

A relationship is like a two-person relay race, and we gotta share the baton, people! Don’t let one person carry the load like a pack mule. It’s all about sharing responsibilities like household chores, finances, and decision-making – think of it like a potluck dinner, everyone brings something to the table. A balanced relationship is like a game of Jenga, we gotta keep stacking those blocks to create a healthy and happy environment. So, let’s be team players and share the love!

6. Forgive and Let Go

Let’s talk about conflicts for a minute. Listen up, conflicts happen – it’s like stepping on a Lego brick, ouch! But here’s the deal, forgiveness is key to a happy relationship. When things get rocky, don’t hold onto grudges like a hoarder. It’s like having a closet full of clothes you don’t even like anymore. Learn to forgive your partner and let go of any resentment, it’s like spring cleaning for your soul. Holding onto grudges is like a game of Jenga, one wrong move and it all comes crashing down. So, let’s play a game of forgiveness instead, and watch your relationship grow stronger!

7. Prioritize Your Relationship

Slow down and smell the roses! In today’s hustle and bustle world, it’s easy to get lost in the sauce and forget about our relationships. But hey, we gotta make time for love, baby! Prioritize your relationship and make time for each other – it’s like putting whipped cream on top of your latte. Spend quality time together, go on vacations, and create memories that’ll make your heart sing. It’s like a recipe for love – mix in some quality time, add a sprinkle of adventure, and voila- you got yourself a love that’ll last a lifetime! So, let’s take a break from the grind and get lost in love instead!

How do you keep the fire burning in your relationship? Don’t keep those secrets to yourselves, spill the tea and share with our group! It’s like a group therapy session, but without the awkward silences! Let’s help each other out and keep the love alive! So, don’t be shy, hit that comment button and let’s get talkin’!

Cate Amalfi

Fashionista- Nutellaholic- Baker- Cake Designer- DIY- All things pink

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