8 ways men can keep the romance alive in the relationship

8 ways men can keep the romance alive in the relationship

Well, there's no better way to bring back the charm in a relationship by doing simple yet charming things that can make your women go crazy for you, all over again!

Affection is an essential element in a relationship since it leads to sweet little moments that strengthen the bond of the relationship in a way. Well, for many couples affection might be the most important thing in the relationship. Moments like kissing goodbye, cuddling to sleep, or just catching up over a cup of coffee after a long day makes the relationship more resilient and retain the excitement in the relationship.

Some sweet little moments can strengthen the bond in the relationship (Pexels)
Some sweet little moments can strengthen the bond in the relationship (Pexels)

There are various factors that contribute to tearing a couple apart and make the relationship dull. Focus on career, children, hobbies, and other such factors drift two people who loved each other apart. This could dilute their dynamic or might also lead to resenting each other. This happens because the two of you do not get to spend quality time with each other.

There are various factors that can drift you apart (Pexels)
There are various factors that can drift you apart (Pexels)

Adopting ways to retain the affection allows you and your partner to stay emotionally and physically connected. Well, while there are many traits, things, and secrets that can bring back the spark in an otherwise dull relationship, we are listing down 8 simple, charming yet profound small things which will bring back the romance and affection. 

There are various old wives' tales that help make men affectionate (Pexels)
There are various old wives' tales that help make men affectionate (Pexels)

1. Focus on the little things

Acknowledge the little things in the relationship (Pixabay)
Acknowledge the little things in the relationship (Pixabay)

Showing your love or making your partner feel loved is not always through grand and extravagant gestures. Doing little things and recognizing the little things that they do for you can make your partner feel appreciated. Things as small as a coffee in the morning or breakfast in bed can make her feel loved and keep the spark alive. It is the little things that counts.

2. Leaving a small note

Leaving handwritten notes, which creates a rapport (Pexels)
Leaving handwritten notes, which creates a rapport (Pexels)

Well, handwritten notes are a really good way to show affection and it will also show the effort you are putting into a relationship. Texting and calling have reduced the importance of words and made it easy to say things in an impulse. Taking the time out and putting in the effort to write a letter shows that you are willing to go the extra mile for the relationship.

In a healthy relationship, your partner would reciprocate by a subsequent letter and it could lead to a pattern of exchanging letters. As the tradition goes you could hide the letter in different places for your partner to find it, kind of a newer version of treasure hunt! 

Sticking notes in places for your partner to find (Pexels)
Sticking notes in places for your partner to find (Pexels)

3. Be there for your partner

It is important to stand by your partner regardless of the circumstance, but do not abide by this in an absolute sense. Let your partner deal with difficult times by herself, but standing by her is a great way to show love and affection.

Be there for your partner and hear them out (Pexels)
Be there for your partner and hear them out (Pexels)

This shows your support for your partner since it shows you have your partner's back. This contributes to establishing trust in the relationship, which leads to a healthy relationship. This would make your partner feel loved and secure in the relationship, which would make them affectionate and reciprocate the gesture.

Support your partner through the ups and downs of the day (Pexels)
Support your partner through the ups and downs of the day (Pexels)


4. Complimenting each other

Compliments foster affection in the relationship (Pixabay)
Compliments foster affection in the relationship (Pixabay)

Compliments is a sure shot way of fostering affection in a relationship. Recognizing what your partner does really well and noticing the good things about her definitely makes her want to be a better version of herself for you.

If they have a certain set of skills that are unique you should recognize them. There are different ways to compliment your partner, you just need to make sure they are genuine and you will feel closer than ever.

5. Never sleep without resolving an argument

Resolving arguments and coming to a middle ground is essential to maintain a harmonious relationship. Well, this resonates with the advice that you should never go to bed without resolving an argument. The ability to resolve an argument develops affection and establishes a deeper level understanding of the relationship.

Never sleep before resolving a fight (Pixabay)
Never sleep before resolving a fight (Pixabay)

Well, it is not necessary that you would conclude that very instant, but promising each other that you would sort it out in the morning, which would let you go to sleep in a calm state and pick up from where you left off.

Agreeing to resolve the fight after some time can help find the middle ground (Pexels)
Agreeing to resolve the fight after some time can help find the middle ground (Pexels)

6. Touch as often as possible

Proximity builds affection (Pixabay)
Proximity builds affection (Pixabay)

Proximity creates affection and cuddling, hugging or a kiss can help build emotional and physical intimacy in the relationship. A small grab of the arm or shoulder, or leaning onto them for just a few moments can create a connection of sorts. It also signals that you are drawn to them and you need contact with them. It can be slightest of signals, but touch and proximity help create affection that retains the spark in the relationship.

7. Ask about their day

Spending an entire day away caught up in work or just having a long day can be exhausting. Well, coming back to you, to a place where a certain sense of comfort has been established is something that she might look forward to. Talking about each other’s day and showing that you care can help rekindle the affection in the relationship.

Talking about their day (Pexels)
Talking about their day (Pexels)

Sharing the day's ups and downs can help strengthen the bond in a relationship since your concern shows that you are there for her and genuinely cares about her. This open line of communication brings the two of you closer and displays signs that you are in a healthy relationship. Being supportive, understanding, and receptive to what she has to say can help retain the spark in the relationship.

Sharing can strengthen their bond (Pexels)
Sharing can strengthen their bond (Pexels)

8. Apologize from the heart

Small gestures always go a long way (Pexels)
Small gestures always go a long way (Pexels)

Apologizing can lose its essence if done for the sake of it, but to maintain the chemistry you need to offer a genuine apology when you are at fault. There are times when mere words cannot do it, so, in such situation, you should bring a gift to calm their mood and smoothen the rough patches. A heartfelt apology can highlight your intentions and help the two of you iron out the wrinkle in the relationship.

The consideration that old ways do not apply to modern times is not applicable in this case. There are some methods that can draw your partner closer and help sustain the relationship for the long-term. Well, there are pieces of advice that have passed the test of time and proven to be effective in making men affectionate. There is a certain character trait that is unique to men and choosing your actions based on them would help bring him closer and strengthen the relationship.

 

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