Spring is the time for fresh starts and renewal, so what better time to focus on your relationship? Winter months sometimes lead to repetitive and monotonous routines, that can leave a relationship feeling stale. This month, we challenge you to spring clean your romantic relationship with our relationship renewal challenge, with intentional actions each day to bring you closer.
Relationship researcher and therapist John Gottman, has shown that relationships are strengthened when couples engage in 5 positive interactions for every 1 negative interaction. By taking on this challenge you’ll create an awareness about how you interact with your partner. Many of the suggested actions follow Gary Chapman‘s 5 Love Languages, so there is an action to meet the need of every partner! You may also begin interacting with one another in ways you haven’t in months, years or maybe ever. Sounds like a good way to add some spark to the everyday routine!
Challenge accepted? Let us know how you’re doing! If this challenge inspires you to try new ways to connect with your partner, let us know. We love to hear from couples about how they’re investing in their relationships!
~ Christine & Meredith of Parallel Wellness