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Why you need to make time for your partner

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Written by Tim Barnes-Clay

Here are three reasons why you need to pause and reconnect with your significant other.

The honeymoon phase of any relationship is the most fun and carefree time. But once you throw in kids, jobs and life, it’s hard to keep that up.

This is why you need to make the effort with your partner…

To stay connected

Life gets busy and it’s easy to get caught up in the day to day activities. Couples are often caught just going through the motions of daily life. It’s essential to make sure you don’t get stuck in roles that take you away from the love and romance that brought you together in the first place. Of course, there will be times when you row, that’s normal. But staying connected will give you some of the tools you need to deal with this in a healthy and fair way.

To show your appreciation

It’s very easy to take things for granted or become complacent in the things your partner does for you. But if you take some time out to show that you appreciate how much your partner does for you, this can really make a difference in your relationship. It can be as simple as saying thank you or putting together a special meal. Showing your appreciation is also a simple way to start rekindling the romance in your relationship.

To make memories

Life is all about the memories we make. The times you share with the ones you love are the most important in life. In spending time together, you will make memories that will last forever. These experiences are what sets the foundation in any relationship. Be it from your first tiny flat together or the first time you attempted bath time with your new baby. These are the moments you’ll look back on in 20 years and remember the times that you laughed, cried, and tackled new experiences together. These experiences will bring you together and make your relationship stronger.