6 Ways Couples Can Connect During the Holidays

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6 Ways Couples Can Connect During the Holidays
Don't let the season create a rift between you--read and learn how to cultivate holiday togetherness

“Create a collage of pictures for your annual holiday letter, bust out your favorite playlist and practice your dance moves for the holiday party, or write your own song with your sweetie,” Rastogi said. It’s also a great way to relieve stress, she said.

6. Make time for intimate moments.

It’s important to connect with your partner in all areas of your relationship, and that includes sexual intimacy, Massey-Hastings said. You might try different locations — like a bathroom or private backyard under a blanket — positions or activities, she said. Or you might just try being “quiet in a house full of loved ones.”

Connecting during the holidays might be a challenge, but with a little bit of planning and effort, you can have fun as a couple and nourish your bond.

 

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