Do you feel like your relationship needs an adventure? Tired of the same old routines and want to spice it up a little? When you have been together for a while, it is easy for intimacy to dwindle. Notwithstanding, intimacy is essential for a healthy relationship. A physical intimacy challenge is a great way to get back in action.
Say goodbye to platonic nights and yes to adventure.
Follow these steps daily and get the sparks flying in your relationship.
The seven days intimacy challenge.
A Trip to Nostalgia.
Go down memory lane and relive the excitement of when you just began. Research has shown that nostalgia can rekindle dying relationships.
Play songs from when you first met that hold a lot of memories. It could be the song played on your first date, the song you walked down the aisle to, the song you both listened to a lot in the past. These songs have a way of bringing back memories that strengthen the bond you both share.
The tie between music and emotions cannot be ignored.
Call each other pet names from when you first fell in love.
Unveil the poet in you.
Write a love note. You do not need to be a world-renowned poet to write poetry for the one you love. Poetry is not just for wild-eyed teenagers. Get out a note and write an ode to your lover. Express your feelings and assure them of your undying love.
Are you having a hard time writing? Try not to think of it like an academic paper that would be graded but rather your honest thoughts about your partner. Think about what attracted to you to them. What you love about them; the colour of their eyes, the shape of their lips, the rhythm of their breath as they rest against your shoulders. Visualise these things you love in your head and express them on paper.
After writing, slip the note somewhere that they can find.
Go online and research massage tips if you do not know how to. Follow the guidelines and massage your partner. Set the mood with the appropriate music and lightening.
You don’t have to be perfect at giving a massage before you dive into it.
Stick to simple safe routines. Remember, practice makes perfect.
Bring out the chef in you.
Cook for your partner, preparing Their favourite meal is a sweet way to show affection. Everybody loves good food. There are lots of videos on YouTube and food blogs with step by step meal preparation guide.
( If you still do not want to cook or hate the kitchen, order the meal and surprise your partner. A growing number of food startups provide home-cooked meal services.)
Gift your way through
It’s rare to find someone who hates receiving gifts. Gifts show that you care about your partner, and you see them worthy of your money. The remarkable thing about a gift is the gift reminds them of you, even in your absence. The laptop I am currently using is a gift by a special someone and seeing the computer rekindles the feeling of love and appreciation. Hence, gifts are a great way to spoil your lover.
Also, you do not need to break the bank to give perfect gifts. You can do so on a budget. The best gifts are mostly the most thoughtful gifts.
Gist about the past
Sit down with your partner and talk about a happy memory from when you two first met. It could be a funny scenario you both experienced. Talking about it helps you relive the experience and creates a stronger bond between you both.
Throw in some PDA
Some people tend to be sceptical when it comes to PDA( public display of affection) for a whole lot of varying reasons. However, no matter how reserved you are, introducing PDA is an excellent way of adding spontaneity in your relationship. No one is asking you to make out in public. A simple kiss in the cheek or a warm hug would suffice.
Go on a date
End it all with a romantic getaway. Choose a location or an activity that resonates with you two. A dinner date is a beautiful way to rekindle the romance. However It doesn’t have to be the traditional dinner date, you can go hiking together, bowling, whatever activity you both enjoy.
In addition to this challenge, these three tips would take your physical intimacy to a whole new level.
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