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Ways You Can Nurture Your Marriage After 50
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Ways You Can Nurture Your Marriage After 50

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Once the kids are gone and retirement age approaches, many couples feel overwhelmed with renewed freedom and time. By feeling overwhelmed, marriages can often suffer. However, when both parties in the marriage approach lifestyle changes together, it can make it easier to start nurturing the marriage.

Tips on Adding Passion to the Marriage

For many couples over 50, it can seem as though the time for passion in the marriage is over. However, even if couples have been married for years, there is no reason why passion cannot be renewed.

To add passion to a marriage, it can be as simple as dancing with one another. Passion often involves doing things that are out of routine for both parties. One way couples over 50 can ignite passion in their marriage is by going on a romantic date out to dinner or taking a romantic walk together.

Couples who are looking for an active way to put passion back in their marriage can consider taking dance classes together. Not only is dancing an active way to spend time together, but it can also make both partners feel better mentally, and physically.

Taking the time to kiss one another and hug one another can help add passion back into a relationship. Many couples do not realize how little they physically interact as time goes by. Kissing one another before going to work or before saying goodnight are small efforts that can make a large difference in a marriage. Making it a point to touch one another can show both partners how much they are loved.

Writing passionate notes to each other is an ideal way to express feelings to one another. Placing notes in places such as the bathroom or area where a note is unexpected can add an element of surprise for both partners. Even if the notes are short and simple, knowing effort was put into writing the note can be a passionate gesture.

Another way to reignite passion in a marriage is to redo the bedroom. The bedroom is the most intimate place in a home. However, when couples feel bored with how the bedroom looks, they may be less inclined to spend time in the room. Couples can get together and discuss ways they would like to redo the bedroom and create a comfortable, enjoyable space they can spend time together in.

Spending Quality Time Together

One way couples can spend quality time together is by sitting down and talking. Listening to one another and discussing what each person enjoys can give both parties a better understanding of what each partner is currently interested in. Once both parties discuss his or her current interests, it can be easier to plan quality time together doing things that both parties want to do.

Another way couples can spend quality time together is by planning a vacation. Even if the vacation is only for a few days, simply getting away from regular day to day routines can encourage relaxation for both partners. Couples can plan a small trip to a nearby town, favorite getaway place, or a trip to a place both people have never been. However, it is important that both parties agree on the vacation destination. National or State parks are a great place to visit affordably.

Many couples who are over 50 spend quality time together by going on dates. Dating can be difficult when raising a family or working toward a promotion at work. However, once the children are older and everyone is where they want to be in their work life, setting aside one night a week for date night is much easier. Couples can take the opportunity to try new restaurants, as well as see movies they may not have previously been interested in seeing. Date night can be as simple as staying home and cooking dinner together, as well.

Finding a hobby that both partners in the marriage enjoy is another way couples can enjoy time with one another. Whether it is doing an activity such as golfing or joining a cooking club, there are endless hobbies couples can enjoy together.

Nurturing a marriage after 50 is not difficult. When both partners are willing to put in the time to not only get to know each other once more but spend time together, working on the marriage can be a truly enjoyable experience for both parties involved.


Street Talk

Good advice for those of us under 50 too Ken! ;-) Nicely said!

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  about 7 years ago
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