Ways to keep the honeymoon phase alive in a relationship

Here are some ideas for how to keep the honeymoon phase of a relationship alive.

Aastha Pahadia
Written by Aastha Pahadia , Certified Relationship Coach
Updated on Mar 18, 2024 | 03:55 PM IST | 1M
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Ways to keep the honeymoon phase alive in a relationship

The honeymoon period is the period in a couple's relationship when everything appears easy-going and happy. It usually lasts six months to two years and is filled with laughter, intimacy, and fun dates. Everyone eventually falls out of the honeymoon phase, but this does not imply that they are no longer in love or living unhappily. Nothing can go wrong in your love life if you two are in love. For most couples, the honeymoon phase of their relationship fades with time, but it is very possible to rekindle that spark with a little effort.

Here, we bring you 4 ways to keep the honeymoon phase alive in your relationship.

1. Cuddle more often

Cuddling tends to be an indicator of a healthy and lasting relationship. You don't have to make any special plans to cuddle your partner, unlike physical intercourse, right? This means you can cuddle with your partner more frequently than you can get under the sheets to make love. When people cuddle, they feel more loving and affectionate towards their partner.

2. Give some space

After those endless hours spent with each other, it is important to schedule space in a relationship from time to time. Every healthy relationship requires time apart. Giving ourselves space apart from our relationship allows us to maintain our individuality. We can pay more attention to our emotions when we have physical space or uninterrupted time to ourselves for maintaining those qualities. 

3. Plan dates for each other

It's always nice to be remembered, and it's satisfying to do something nice for your partner. Take turns planning dates for each other once a month. Our excitement for going on dates, exploring, and doing adventures together fades as we get older in our relationship. To rekindle the flame, Go on movie dates, hold hands in the dark of the theatre, take long walks, and try to keep it lit for you and your partner.


4. Communicate with your partner

It’s important to communicate the needs and desires in a relationship. The kind of conversation in which you both have a voice and commit to constructively discussing your problems as individuals and as a couple. If you want your partner to respect your opinion, you need to express it. Being vocal about your feelings and emotions is the key to a healthy relationship.

The "rut" is a natural part of the evolution of any relationship, but it doesn't have to last. Try the above-mentioned tips to see your partner and your relationship in a whole new light.

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Aastha Pahadia
Aastha Pahadia
Certified Relationship Coach

Aastha is a certified Relationship coach and she strives to help those who seek expert advice on relationships.


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