The romance doesn’t drain out of a relationship overnight.
It’s a slow trickle over time.
“Counselors will tell you that the leaks in a marriage or love relationship are a hazard of daily life,” says Drexel Gilbert, author of 30 Days to Better Love: A Guide for Men (www.drexelgilbert.com).
“Careers, children, bills and a variety of daily responsibilities add to the problem, one drip at a time.”
As Valentine’s Day approaches, men everywhere are making dinner reservations and buying chocolates for their once-a-year-effort to be more romantic. But as wonderful as Valentine’s Day is, there’s no need to wait for a special occasion to add sizzle back to a relationship, Gilbert says. Men who haven’t given as much attention to their significant other as they should can reignite the romance at any time through simple and inexpensive actions.
“You don’t have to plan a European getaway to let your wife know how special she is to you,” Gilbert says. [Read more…]