From early January to mid-February you see it — packed gyms, crowded volunteer centers, and panicked nicotine-addicted friends mercilessly chomping on chewing gum. We like to use New Year’s resolutions as a tool for self-improvement, but we rarely extend this spirit to our relationships, which are expected to just drift along on the power of love. “Couples need to let go of the notion that something’s wrong if you’re not enraptured with each other all the time. After the early enchantment stage, it takes proactive behavior to keep your love alive,” says Nina Atwood, therapist and author of Soul Talk: Powerful, Positive Communication for a Loving Partnership (Sourcebooks, 2003).
So this year, grab your mate and resolve to make this the best year of your love life.
1. We will indulge our shared interests… Click here to read the rest of the article from Ladies Home Journal.