HOW TO WIN YOUR HUSBAND BACK WHEN YOU DON’T FEEL LIKE YOU’RE HIS PRIORITY
How do you keep the relationship alive and well once the honeymoon phase starts to fade?
The first year of marriage definitely has its difficulties, but there’s a reason it’s referred to as the “honeymoon phase.” Your relationship is still fairly new, and you’re still figuring out how to be a husband and wife.But as that starts to die down, it’s normal to feel like your husband doesn’t prioritize your relationship. Maybe he’s more focused on his job, saving money or focusing on his hobbies.It’s not that he doesn’t love you, but maybe you just feel less special as he made you feel during your honeymoon phase.
Once you welcome a sweet new baby into your home, naturally your focus immediately shifts to keeping your little person alive. Your thoughts seem to revolve around making sure the baby has enough food, a clean diaper, and a perfect nap schedule. Somehow your marriage slips by the wayside and that new baby takes over as the #1 priority in both of your lives. It doesn’t have to be this way, though.
Although having a new baby can consume your life, it is so important to choose to take time to nurture your marriage. We’ve compiled a list of 52 best dates for new parents – for every season of the year. A lot of these are things you can do at home, or with your new baby in-tow, but some of them need to simply be one-on-one dates, while a babysitter watches your new one (the baby will survive, trust us). It doesn’t really matter what you do for date night, as long as you are intentional about making it happen.
Everyone knows that going on regular dates is key to a happy and healthy marriage. Why? Because couples need alone time. Time to be husband and wife – not mom or dad, dentist, HR director, PTA member, or fire chief.
When was the last time you asked that dashing husband or wife of yours, out on a date? Silence. Awkward silence.
You’re married. You don’t have to ask your spouse out anymore, right? You just tell them what you are doing, or ask on Friday morning, “So, what are we going to do tonight?” Read more
Whether we are in the process of falling in love, or have been married for 16 years, we all know that it feels amazing to be emotionally connected our partner. Much less understood is how a couple can start holding hands with a close connection and then begin the painful process of falling out of love.
You may know the feeling. You were just introduced to your new co-worker and there was an immediate chemistry between the two of you. The only problem? You’re married.
Or perhaps you have been spending a lot of time with your best friend and her husband, listening to them and encouraging them along during a rocky time in their marriage. Recently you have felt something more than just friendship for her husband, who confides in you often, and you are worried that this connection you two share isn’t appropriate or right.
Or maybe your ex-girlfriend is in town and invited you to dinner, just to catch up “after all of these years.”
Let’s talk about sex, because it turns out the most important part of cultivating a healthy sex life is talking about a healthy sex life. Only 9% of couples who can’t comfortably talk about sex with one another say that they’re satisfied sexually.
Here is an example of a conversation that a real couple had in my office.
Ashley: We’re doing better. It’s not as much of a problem as it was a few years ago.
Ryan: I feel like we are more secure as a couple now. I’m not sure I would say the problem is solved, though.
Ashley: Do you feel like anything has changed?
Ryan: How do you feel about it?
Ashley: Well, I viewed the problem as something that would destroy our marriage and now I don’t worry about it anymore.
Ryan: I never thought it was a threat.
If you’ve ever found your marriage in a bit of an intimacy slump, try out these three quick solutions to inspire your sex life!
If you’ve hit your first wedding anniversary, then you probably know that the honeymoon stage doesn’t last forever. Those butterfly feelings for the “birds and the bees” might have calmed down a bit over time.
If you ever find your marriage in a bit of an intimacy slump, try out these three quick solutions to inspire your sex life!
If you’re like many married couples, you’ve gotten caught up in the routine of jobs, parenting, church, and other commitments. And many of those couples are so busy they don’t take time to nurture the foundation of their family – their marriage and their relationship with each other. But when that marriage foundation begins to crumble, everything else will come down with it. And that’s why we want to coach you on how to nurture that relationship – and one of the great ways to do that is by dating your mate.
When you were single, dating was a time to get away alone, to talk, laugh, and have fun together. You took time to learn more about each other, about your past and your dreams for the future. But here’s the deal: Now that you’re married, you need to do the same thing! You need to get away alone and continue to talk, laugh, and have fun together! You need to learn more about each other! And that’s why dating shouldn’t stop with marriage.
When he falls more in love with you, you will fall more in love with him.
Years of being in a relationship can mean mundane routines can replace the romance but it doesn’t have to be that way. Take a look at these 14 gestures that will make your man fall for you all over again: