Would you like to know the five steps to find time together with your mate? Is communication with your love suffering? Do you feel guilty or resentful because you can't find quality time to share?.Couples need a quantity of communication, face-to-face, to develop or repair their relationship. People rely on nonverbal cues, such as facial expressions, posture, and other physical gestures for building intimacy.
Specifically, we interact while doing things together and that interaction builds a bond.So what can you do to find the time together you need to keep your relationship healthy?.Look at the following:.
1. Sit down with your love and discuss your schedules.Take out your calendars and look to see when you can spend some uninterrupted time together.
If you have children, plan a weekend away, if only in a hotel in your hometown. Knowing that you have a planned special time together can keep your spirits up and helps you stay focused on the positive.2.
Always keep the other person in your plans.The way you can offset resentment is to bring the other person into your plans, thoughts, feelings, and goals. If they feel you are considerate of their needs, you will have less relationship problems.3. Evaluate what is causing you to not have enough time together.Is it possible to put a time limit on how long you are going to be overbooked? Are you trying to do more than is humanly possible because of a lack of money? Is there a way you can cut down on your living expenses, quit working such long hours, and have more time?.
4. Ask for help.Can you ask other family members for more time or support while you are in a tight scheduling jam? Can you exchange help (baby sitting, lawn mowing, etc.
) with friends and neighbors so you can have time together?.5. Gifts and cards.If your loved one feels neglected, create a system where you buy a bunch of romantic cards or small gifts, and send them out every few days. It isn't how much you feel your loved one matters as much as how much they feel they matter to you.
If you are the one who is being neglected, tell your partner what you need in order to feel closer to him or her. Be realistic about what they can afford to do or give, but also, let them know what they can do.It takes work, planning, and thought to keep your relationship flourishing. Think about the above five steps when you are looking to find time together..Visit http://www.
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By: Tonja Weimer