Show Your Appreciation for Him/Her
It is the case that we forget to let the people we value know we appreciate them.Instead, we keep our appreciation inside the heart but don't remember to express it to them. This also happens in our romantic relationships. If you want to let your beloved know you love him or her and build a close bond, you should let your lover feel it. You can do it by acts of kindness, such as giving sincere compliments and sending cards or flowers.
Talk About the Future
Couples who are willing to discuss the future are the most likely to last. It doesn’t matter if the future you talk about is a small trip or a serious commitment. You can share opinions with your spouse every night when you lie in bed, or make a daily to-do list for your long-term goal. Talking about the future can assure your lover that you are serious about the relationship and want to keep him or her by your side for a long time.
Have Physical Intimacy
It goes without saying that physical intimacy strengthens the relationship between couples. That's why we shouldn't skip caresses, kisses and hugs because we need to show our loved ones how much they mean to us. These acts don’t have to be sexual, but you should make sure there is enough physical intimacy in your daily life.
Simple though it might seem, forming a daily habit like this can make a huge difference to your relationship. Your emotions can influence your partner a lot. When you appear to be happy, your partner’s mood will also change. Of course, if your partner is having bad luck, you can comfort him or her with your warm smile and sweet words.
Find Time for Yourself
Spending time with your partner is important. But it's just as important to spend time in your own world. Being able to do your own things and stay independent is vital. When couples spend too much time together, there can be unhealthy codependency. Maintaining healthy boundaries and a certain autonomy will allow you to maintain a long-lasting relationship.