Happy marriage to the end of life is a dream of all people. Indeed, these expectations sound cliché, but there are also many couples who managed to maintain their love to old age. Yes, love, one word is sometimes confusing. Sometimes love comes suddenly, and just disappears. But, do you know when you do activities that are associated with ‘love’, the body will release the hormone oxytocin? This hormone is also known as a love hormone. This hormone will make you feel happy and euphoric.
It is important for you to maintain household harmony. Unfortunately, the road to a harmonious marriage is not as easy as turning your palm. You will meet a lot of contradictions, differences of opinion, so that sometimes the romantic attitude of the couple is reduced. Everyone has a different romantic level. However, sometimes this feeling is needed so that the marriage remains fresh, like just getting married. What is the solution for marriage to be romantic and full of enthusiasm like when you first stayed in one roof?
What needs to be done so that marriage remains romantic?
The key to keeping your relationship warm is to be a friend. You must often see friends upload photos on social media while on vacation with their partners, the photos show their romance. However, does their relationship really shine in real life? We don’t know exactly the answer, and we don’t need to guess.
Romanticism of relationships is not only seen from how many trips a husband and wife go through. Precisely romanticism begins to form in our daily lives. Being a friend is the basis of the strength of a relationship, then what are the ways to make your relationship strong?
1. Keep communication
If you build good communication with friends, of course you can also build good communication with your partner. Pay attention to what your partner thinks, and feel, try to always ask about his activities today. You can spend around 15 minutes every night, just to chat casually and chat.
2. Show appreciation for him
In domestic relations, of course both husband and wife have their respective roles. Sometimes one of them, or even both, is not sensitive to small tasks, for example ironing clothes. It doesn’t hurt you to say thank you for the little things to your partner. He may also never hope for the words, but of course one word “thank you” will make his heart happy, feel cared for. Everyone is happy, isn’t it, when they get appreciation for their efforts?
3. Show kindness
When there is debate or contention, the couple is not as good as usual. When that happens, we usually return to respond by being not good too. Do you know that goodness is contagious? So, try a few simple ways, such as listening carefully when your partner complains, avoids rude replies, helps him do homework when he is busy, or you can tuck a small note about love for your partner.
4. Try to understand the situation
Want to be understood is a natural feeling. It is also true that we cannot fully understand what our partner feels. But, try to always express support when he is disappointed or slumped. It can also provide constructive suggestions. Like advice, we must give first, then accept. Similarly, you must first understand his feelings, then understand.
5. Create a romantic tradition
Hugging and kissing are included in love activities, of course this can increase the production of the hormone oxytocin. Besides making you happy, this hormone also has effects such as forming empathy, trust in relationships, and feelings of bonding. You can do as many hugs and kisses as possible, as long as they don’t disturb the surrounding environment.
6. Have fun
You can do fun things, or go on a trip. Of course, the scenery is different from the usual to make the atmosphere fresh, not boring. Vacation together can also replace lost time.