What do you do when you’ve lost that loving feeling after being married for years? Conversations may feel stilted and boring, as if all you ever discuss is chores, the kids, and how tired you feel that day. Or maybe you’re lacking physical intimacy, and you feel as though your husband has become a housemate rather than a romantic partner.
“What I’ve observed from many couples is that people tend to lose their frame of mind for love in our highly stressful society,” says renowned clinical psychologist Dr Huang Wei-Jen, nicknamed ‘Dr Love’, who was in town for the Marriage Convention 2017 organised by Families For Life. “They put in a lot of time and effort into their relationships with their lovers before marriage, and after marriage, they tend to put love on the back burner.”
So how do you bring the sparkle back to your relationship? Here are eight ways to maintain happiness in your marriage, and fall in love with your husband all over again.
This story was first published in The Woman's Weekly.