Say thank you at least once a dayEmma Kapotes/Rd.com, iStock
You thank others for little courtesies, but do you thank your partner? To avoid taking each other for granted, try to show your appreciation at least once a day. Say it like you mean it—even if it’s in response to something that’s his or her “job” (like washing the dishes). If there’s something you appreciate, large or small, speak up!
Do something for your partner that you did when you were newlywedsEmma Kapotes/Rd.com, iStock
Bake a batch of homemade brownies. Send flowers just because. Tuck little notes into his briefcase or leave private messages on her voice mail. Not only will you generate new emotional connections, but thinking back on your honeymoon period will also help you reconnect to those warm memories. Here’s marriage advice for newlyweds every couple could use.