Feeling a spiritual connection throughout the day can strengthen your relationship on a daily basis. It is also a great way to set the stage for the household in general and it's positive effects can last all day long and promote relationship building. Sometimes something as simple as a "no electronics" rule during suppertime can really bring your family together whether it is just the two of you, or if you have children as well.
Everyone can benefit from rituals that honor the separating and reuniting factor in relationships These rituals don't take much time away at all and is a great way of reinforcing the true connection that exists between you and your significant other. With separation and divorce rates on the rise, use these simple rituals in your daily life to build upon the love that you already share for one another.
Waking Up In The Morning
If you both are on the same type of schedule, a simple good morning kiss and an acknowledgement can get your morning started off right. If you have opposite schedules, let your partner feel your love as you go back into the bedroom for one more peck before leaving for the day. If your significant other doesn't like to be woken before it's truly time, leave a note of endearment on the night stand or fridge before heading out for the day. Chances are when they read the note, you will feel their heart melt even if you are already miles away.
Honey, I'm Home!
A loving embrace is in order upon arriving home after a long day. This is an excellent way of relieving the stresses of the day, being in the arms of the one that you love. Stop whatever you are doing and take a moment to fully embrace your partner and let out a deep sigh. While there are no countdowns or certain amount of time that is recommended, you should just embrace until you feel your partner relax their muscles. It will set the tone for a calm and relaxing evening to come.
Bedtime Is A Great Time
If you are laying down together, take a moment to get into the habit of communicating and finding a way to wind down together. This can be in the form of reading to each other, sharing experiences from the work day or just simply acknowledging and appreciating the presence of each other. Alternate back rubs or neck kisses, write fingertip messages on each other and play a guessing game. Make it fun to promote good, restful sleep. If in reality, you aren't able to lay down together every night, be sure to take a few minutes out to make that phone call to say goodnight.
Make Your Day Count
Exchanging loving text messages, selfies or blush-worthy emails can make a world of difference throughout the day. You don't have to engage long, but just keep each other smiling to let them know that they matter in your life. It can be hard with the hectic ways of the world and schedules today, but these quick and simple rituals can truly strengthen and secure the everlasting future that you have together.