7 strategies that can help make your relationship happier in 10 minutes or less
- Relationships are complicated, and they take a lot of work.
- But that work can be fun - and easy.
- Here are some easy strategies for strengthening your relationship on a daily basis, from saying "thanks" to putting a ban on talking about housework.
Relationships take work. A lot of work. But a week at a couples' retreat - while potentially nice - isn't the only way to reestablish intimacy.
You have multiple opportunities every day to show your partner you care, get to know them better, and defuse petty arguments.
Below, find seven strategies for strengthening your relationship, none of which take more than 10 minutes.
Learn something new about your partner
Practice the '10-minute rule'
Try the 'just like me' exercise
Reassess the division of household chores
Say 'thank you' for something small
Hug or kiss your partner
Try 'mindful conversation'