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When you are falling in love it seems like you are the only two people who matter. Even the littlest thing can seem romantic, but it doesn't last forever. In love how do you make a strong relationship? How do you keep the romance alive?
Love is the most important thing in a relationship. You need to always be thinking about your partner and your relationship.
You need to make the time. If you let the mundane tasks of life take over you will lose passion and romance.
Everyone wants to have a happy relationship with the one they love. If that's the case, you need to make sure you're doing everything you can to strengthen your relationship. Here are a few tips on how to strengthen your relationship.
When people say they love you, believe them.
It's critical to take a proclamation of love at its value, whether it's in a romantic relationship, a friendship, or a family relationship. If you refuse to accept the gift of their love for you because you are scared they do not mean it, you are denying them the opportunity to demonstrate that they do. It may also push them away from you, making it too late if you change your mind.
Stop being afraid of losing.
Prior experience of losing someone you loved, whether through death, a break-up, or any other reason that has damaged you, is a common explanation for not being able to receive love. If you spend your entire life putting off love because you're afraid the person who gave it to you would withdraw it, you'll constantly be skeptical and uncertain, which isn't a comfortable or joyful place to be. Instead, accept the love they are giving you and go with the flow, expecting those that love you to stay.
This may be the most difficult stage of all, but if you don't love yourself enough, you won't be able to receive love because you won't believe you deserve it. If this is the case, work on understanding why you can't love yourself as much as you want to, including seeking help to examine the issues if necessary. Remember that each individual is unique and that you are deserving of love.
Allow love to come in and don't shut it out.
Simply open your heart, live in the moment, and appreciate the fact that others care so much about you that you are linked, needed, wanted, and included in other people's affairs and lives. If you don't let skepticism and harshness take over, you can learn to be open and responsive to other people's love with the practice. Allow some of your pride and walls to come down, and let others know how much you appreciate their love and support. And don't worry about keeping score; love people even if they don't love you back. It keeps going around like a vast human family, and we get it back in the end.
Be wary of negative society voices.
We are socially programmed to be wary of being effusive about and publicly enjoying compliments, generosity, care, and kind actions for fear of being labeled greedy, egotistical, or selfish. Because of such negative overlays, do not dismiss the loving, great things people have to say about you; be appreciative and accepting of the love given out by others in all forms. To do otherwise is to prevent love from being received.
Receiving and expressing love are two sides of the same coin. Kiss your spouse and children, embrace your friends, thank your coworkers, and greet the grocery store employees with polite and kind remarks. Do this regularly.