How to Enjoy Your Relationship Again
After a consecutive 10-day span of Netflix and Thai take-out, I began to worry that this could be the beginning of the dimming of our romantic flame. I didn’t want our relationship to lose its exciting energy. We were both such active people when we first met, but the stresses and demands of everyday life left us exhausted and it was starting to seem like we’d stopped putting as much energy into ourselves and our relationship as we used to.
This past weekend I decided it was time to make a change. NYC was hit by a heat wave, so we got in the car and on the road, bound for upstate. We decided to approach the day like we were at summer camp — we rented bikes, went swimming in the lake and played bocce ball at a local tavern.
This action-packed day left us feeling excited, alive and more connected to one another than we’d been in ages (or the past few weeks, anyway). That day we made a pact to break free of our idle routine every weekend and be more active together through shared hobbies.
Engaging in an activity with your spouse can strengthen your bond and help you create unforgettable memories. To keep things fun and fresh in your marriage, try some of these hobbies that you both will love: