Romantic Love: The Key To Marriage Longevity


Keeping romantic love alive in your marriage is a key factor in having a long, happy marriage.

After 30 years of marriage, and may I add a very happy 30 years with my best friend and soul mate, my wife and I know a little bit about keeping the spark in a marital relationship. Simply put, you must keep romantic love alive in your relationship if you want a long, happy marriage. Most marriages begin with incredible love and passion between the two partners and that includes a steamy, insatiable sex life. That couple often renews that love following a wedding, honeymoon, or even a special anniversary.

Unfortunately, too many couples often find that love and romance becomes more of a challenge to keep alive when their lives evolve with jobs, children, and other life commitments. Sometimes love and romance can get lost in the shuffle of life. Trust me, your love and passion can be rekindled and kept alive by tapping into the hopeless romantic who lives inside you.

When it comes to rekindling the passion and love in your marriage, the best place to begin is at the beginning. You will want to recall the things that you did for your spouse at the beginning of your relationship. But hey, what if you were never very romantic, don’t worry; it’s not too late. It’s not hard to find the romantic inside you and once you find it the ideas will come and the love will flow. In most new relationships, it’s the little things that truly expresses romantic love. You will definitely want to remember romantic days like Valentine’s Day, anniversaries and even the date you met or your first date together by sending a small, meaningful gift or flowers to celebrate your feelings for your spouse. And hey, this isn’t just advice for men; ladies, you should do the same things for your husband. Men love little gifts, candy and other expressions of love too.

From my personal experience, I can tell you that writing your partner a long love letter describing how you feel for them is one of the most touching ways to express your romantic love. If writing isn’t your strength, make a list of the things you love most about your mate and share that with them. Letters and lists can name things they do to make you laugh, why you appreciate them, how they make you feel when you are with them, and how beautiful or handsome they are. The possibilities are endless. We have a lot of great ideas on our website.

Here is a simple thing you can do at just about anytime: Call your spouse during the day just to chat. If they don't answer the phone, leave a loving messages on their voice mail. You can even try talking dirty when you know that it is safe; it may be best to do this on their personal mobile phone. Just have fun with it; women love to laugh and feel loved so, guys, let lose with your loving, sexy words and get ready for things to heat up in the bedroom.

When you want to really rekindle the love and passion in your marriage, gifts are often a surefire way to show someone that you love them. While classics like flowers, candy and perfume almost always do the trick, other types of gifts can be just as effective. Take your spouse out for a romantic dinner and movie. Bring home a bottle of champagne to toast your love and mate. Leave romantic and/or funny cards under the bed pillows or around the house for them to find.

These ideas are simple ways to get you started on the road to romantic love in your marriage. You may have your own ideas eventually, and those will be truly personal. My wife and I would love to hear about some of your ideas by sharing them on our website at Once you open the door to love and romance in your marriage, you will find a renewed bond between you and your spouse, and a greater level of happiness.....Just Do Not Let Romantic Love Die In Your Marriage!