Any relationship, be it romantic or otherwise; needs a touch or two of rejuvenation for its sustenance and survival. The urgently appealing call for revitalization which is one of the key pre conditions to the longevity of relationship based on romance and mutual trust; can be ensured through careful and effective planning.
Just as automated mechanisms and equipments call for oiling and servicing; similar is called for from the points of view of sustainability of human relationships. This is particularly true of romantic relationship which requires cautioned and delicate handling.
- Trips short or long serve to energize and refresh romance by doing away with long standing boredom or monotony. Mundane mediocrities of life giving way to boredom can be easily got over with the occasional planning of trips and stopover. As it is, the core value of properly planned trips and vacations exceeds the worth of any sum of accumulated possession or wealth
- It can either be a short stop over to a site away from home or a properly planned vacation to a chosen tourist destination.
- Sudden and surprise gifts extended to your beloved, partner or husband can also count amongst the romance rejuvenating tips. Gifting may not be treated as an occasion bound phenomena and when gifts transcend the limits of special occasions or events; they definitely add to the thrill of romance.
- Planning of an act or entertainment particularly longed for by your beloved may also turn out to be an effective romance rejuvenating tip. In case he happens to be one of those ardent foodies, tossing up the dish of his choice can come as an interesting relief making way for rejuvenation.
Similarly planning a trip to his favored holiday resort or for that matter arranging for combined viewing of a flick portraying his chosen matinee idol can turn out to be a delightful idea.
- To break the commonplace spells of boredom or monotony, add a personal touch to romance to show your caring concern for your beloved. Do something out of ordinary like planning a candle light dinner within the precincts of your house to enliven the dying embers of romance and passion.
- In case he is emotionally attached to a friend or relation; surprise invitation extended to him/her can add a touch of glow to your beloved’s life; thereby indirectly serving to add to the meaningfulness of your emotional bond.
- Occasional planning of outdoor picnics together with friends or joint viewing of football or rugby match for your sports freak beloved are some of the ways whereby you can keep the glow of romance alive and burning.
- Suddenly surprising decision to bring in a new look to your bedroom by bringing about a change in its drapery, lighting and setting can go a long way in invigorating the physical as well as the emotional aspects of romance.
- Having his/hers study beautified with a placard displaying ten or so reasons why you love him/her more than anybody else may significantly brighten up your partner’s day by adding to the thrill of romance.
- Try spicing up your love life by indulging in a game or two with your partner. It need not be an outdoor game always. Going for some of the simple board games like scrabble, darts and puzzles may prove to be interesting options from the viewpoint of romance and thrill.
- Occasional break from the mechanized bounds of professional activities for spending a day in each other’s company can be another option serving to spruce up the dying romance. You may even have your kids packed off to your parents’ or in laws place in order to relax and revel in the cozy togetherness.
It should be borne in mind that healthy sustenance of love or romance depends a lot on reciprocated sharing and caring. Try to be innovatively demonstrative in your show of love and affection in order to keep it glowing and long lasting.
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