How To Keep The Passion Alive In A Relationship, According To 19 Women

Even the best long-term relationships aren’t immune to the occasional romantic lull. I mean, think about it logically. If you’re spending years and years and years with one person, the odds of every single day being a perfect 10 on the love-o-meter aren’t too high. What makes a couple truly strong is the ability to move past the lulls and reignite that same flame they had on day one. That being said, knowing how to keep the passion alive in a relationship isn’t necessarily a skill that comes naturally to all of us. So, for those of you wondering how to get the spark going again, I come bearing some extremely valuable advice. In a recent Reddit AskWomen thread, ladies in long-term relationships shared their best tips for keeping the passion alive.

Never Stop Making Romantic Gestures

He slaps me on the ass sometimes, so I guess you could say we’re going strong.

For real though, he is the sweetest guy. We’ve been together almost 7 years, engaged almost 2, and he loves romance. He buys me flowers, takes me out for dinner. He’s very affectionate and loves to cuddle. He tells me he loves me more than I can count, including every morning when we wake up and every night before we go to sleep. He tells me he’s proud of me all the time and although we’re not hyperactive sexually at the moment (stressful life circumstances), when we do have sex it’s pretty frickin’ mind blowing.


Make Time For Date Night

4 years here. Yeah we do romantic things every now and again, we aren’t the most romantic couple though. He bought me flowers last month because I was sad and he wanted to cheer me up; he’s just sweet. We try and have a ‘date night’ once a month, not just going out for dinner but going to the beach, to a nature reserve. My favourite dates have always been the days out together where we find a little cafe/ restaurant wherever we are and eat there.

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