ePaper

Monday, April 23, 2018

Ways to feel closer

  • Print

Be funny - Kind-spirited humor can douse a hot argument, head off a fight, and turn the drudgery of household responsibilities and planning into something witty, smart, and hilarious. Stick with warm humor; sarcasm and snide remarks aren't relationship-builders.

*Be appreciative - You can never appreciate your honey too much. He or she needs to hear how much you admire the way he or she gets the bills paid, organizes the kids' activities, made that tasty shrimp scampi last night, rewired the basement, cleared out three months' worth of old magazines from beside the couch, or got the trash out to the curb just in time for pickup.

*Be surprising - Bring home an unexpected little gift. Get the car serviced before he changes the oil. Deliver breakfast in bed next Saturday (then pop on the TV for the kids and lock your bedroom door).

*Be historical - Play the songs you two loved best when you were courting. Bring out your wedding album after dinner and leaf through it together. Bring up the good times from your past-you'll both get a glow and feel lifted up as you remember your passion.

*Be forgetful - Forgive your spouse's human shortcomings, then forget them. Nobody's perfect, especially under stress. (Hmmm...could that include you?) Graciously overlooking flaws, errors, and gaffes sets a sweetly gracious tone for your relationship.

The writer is a freelance journalist and contributor at www.rd.com

More News For this Category

Natural ways to prevent hair loss

| By
Can't afford expensive hair fall treatment but worried about your excessive hair loss? Shedding hair can be one of the major reasons for shedding self confidence! Our current
Natural ways to prevent hair loss

Secrets of stable and potential relationship

| By and Jim Rohn
Achieving genuine success is not a solo effort. You simply can't be successful by yourself. With that in mind, I'd like to offer some tips that have been effective
Secrets of stable and potential relationship

Well outfits require a perfect eyewear

| By
The right kind of eyewear can make or break your entire look. While black rimmed glasses are for the fall season, oversized glasses look great with high waist trousers
Well outfits require a perfect eyewear

Hasty style tips for men

| By and Jeremy Reeves
I'm sitting here enjoying a hot cup tea, trying to get the creative juices flowing for this next article. Since everyone loves top lists, I thought I'd give you
Hasty style tips for men

Ways to be a perfect friend and lover

| By and Ashley Coleman
The best relationships begin with great friendships, right? Here's how to build both together.Support each other's dreams: We all have dreams and goals. Be there for your mate. Go
Ways to be a perfect  friend  and lover

Summer makeup and beauty tips

| By
All eyes on you: Come summer, the easiest way to create a fresh-faced look is with less eye makeup -- so stash the heavy eyeliner until fall. A sparkly
Summer makeup and beauty tips

High summer outfits for men

| By and Matt Allinson
If I were the almighty God of Weather and other temperature related nonsense, I'd feel like I couldn't win when it comes to the residents of the UK. I'd
High summer outfits for men

Bangla New Year 1425

| By and A.S.M. Yiahia
Pahela Baishakh is just knocking at the door. The word 'Pahela' means first and 'Baishakh' is the name of the first month of Bangla calendar. Together they mean the
Bangla New Year 1425

Tips to improve men's grace

| By
Clothes: Modern man's clothes are the most important evidences on his elegance whether it was for formal or casual wears. Men should consider the following tips to be
Tips to improve men's grace

Home remedies for dull-hair in summer

| By and Mannat Arneja
In today's fast pace, in order to be at the top of the ladder, we often tend to ignore our health and wellness. Pollution levels are only getting worse
Home remedies for  dull-hair in summer

© 2018 The Asian Age