How to keep your relationship fresh and exciting

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How to keep your relationship fresh and exciting
After many years together, things can get stale - fast - be creative and keeps things exciting.

With the arrival of a new year your heart is filled with new hopes and new dreams along with a desire to see your dreams come true. In your life you go through a series of beginnings and endings but you never mourn the loss of an ending as you are aware that each ending signifies a new beginning. As the New Year approaches you hope of new possibilities both in your personal and professional life. So have you ever given some thought to starting 2012 with a new relationship? By a new relationship it is not implied that you leave the current relationship to begin a new one. It just means that you make a new start of your current relationship with your partner. If you have always hoped of being in a loving relationship but the love and charm from your relationship disappeared after a couple of years then why don't you think about reviving your relationship in 2012 to make it as good as new.

When you want to make a new start with your partner you should consider making some relationship resolutions that will help in improving the quality of your relationship. The reason why most relationships start becoming dull after a certain time is that couples do not make the effort to keep their relationship alive. In fact you must have seen people making New Year resolutions but can you honestly say that you have ever thought about making resolutions in your relationships? If your answer is in the negative then it is time that you grab the opportunity to reassess your relationship in 2012. It will help you in deciding what needs to be done in order to give your relationship a boost. Some of the relationship resolutions for 2012 that you can try for making your partner fall in love with you again have been given here:

1. Don't let the spirit of holiday season die- During the Christmas holidays most people let go of their reservations and wrap themselves in the holiday spirit to make the most of this time. During this time you shop with your partner, buy gifts for each other and engage in fun activities. But all these come to a swift end on January 2nd as life goes back to normal. But the question arises does your life really has to become dull and boring again just because the festival season has come to end? Is it not possible to have fun with your partner every day of the New Year?

2. Let go of the habits that your spouse dislikes- Most couples have lots of complaints regarding their partner's certain habits. Your partner might not like some of the things that you do such as watching cricket on a Sunday; paying less attention to the children, etc. it is time that you make the effort to get rid of a bad habit that your partner detests. You can make this your New Year's resolution and make your partner happy. When your partner will see that you are genuinely trying to give up your bad habits for them, they might also want to do the same for you. In this way both of you are going to be happy and have lesser fights in 2012.

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