Keeping Your Marriage Fresh

Saturday Mar 8, 2014 - BY Stacey

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Happy New Year!

Last month, The New York Times ran an article about the dissipation of passion in long-term relationships. It seems that the clock runs out on passion after two years together. Obviously, this is not a satisfactory stat since we’d like our marriages to go beyond the two-year mark.



If your resolution for this year (and I’m not a huge believer in resolutions in general) was to reinvigorate your marriage or long-term relationship then check out my latest on HuffPo about reigniting the spark. Here’s a snippet of the advice I offer in my piece:


Move: A new space or neighborhood can really shake things up and invigorate your lives together. My husband and I have moved at least six times in the last 14 years for a variety of reasons. In retrospect, these moves have kept our lives from getting stale and predictable. If you can’t afford to move (and who can these days?), a simple, cheap and easy alternative is to redecorate — paint the walls fun colors and move the furniture around. The point is to make some changes in your environment so even the old feels new again.


Want other tips about how to reinvigorate your relationship? Read the rest here.

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