Silver lining in your relationship during COVID-19
Many relationships and marriages are struggling to maintain balance in their love lives due to this coronavirus, however, you must use this time despite the hardships to improve upon your relationship.
Follow the tips below to make your relationship better now and for the future:
Focus on love: Be intentional to understand each other’s needs and communicate what might be missing in your relationship. Don’t take things personally. Sometimes we get on each other’s nerves while we’re cooped up and under stress. Assume “purity of intention” with your partner.
Have fun together: Watch something funny on TV. Laughter is medicine for the soul. However, limit your screen time so you have more time for other activities that you can do together, such as exercising, cooking, or playing a board game and possibly go outside and take a walk for fresh air.
Daily routine: Wake up and go to bed at the same time. Quality of sleep greatly affects your mood and physical health. Developing a daily routine has other benefits. For example, eating and exercising at the same time each day is good for your overall wellbeing. Keeping these routines will help manage your time better, which will have a positive effect on your mood and help you to be productive.
New hobbies: Painting, gardening, cooking, knitting, scrapbooking, and learning a new language are all activities you can engage in individually or as a couple to spend more quality time together.
Change the home setting: Take this time to reorganise your bedroom, closets, bathroom, kitchen, or any other areas of the house that need to be tidied up or even just refreshed for a change and keep you occupied positively.
Make future plans: This is an excellent time to do budgeting and financial planning. It’s also a great time to discuss life after the pandemic, such as the first fun activity you’ll do together after social distancing restrictions are safely lifted.