The current lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak has forced lots of people to work from home full-time and spend more time behind closed doors. This means spending more time with spouses, which can impact the intimate relationships people have in meaningful ways. Honestly, it’s very easy to get bored of someone when you’re confined under one roof with nothing much to do. Plus, you might end up getting on each other’s nerves more frequently than normal. So, how can you ensure the fire in your relationship keeps burning during this time of isolation?
Focus on Building Emotional Intimacy
This period of isolation presents you the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your loved one and work on building emotional intimacy. While social distancing is mandatory when fighting the outbreak of the virus, this is also the best time to connect emotionally with your partner and look out for him/her. Try to always maintain open communication between the two of you. To make things fun, surprise your loved one with a call, text or video call when you’re in different rooms just to ask what he/she wants to have for lunch or dinner.
To further strengthen the foundation of your relationship, try to connect with your partner emotionally by rekindle romance by recalling the early days of your relationship when the passion was so deep. For instance, you can reenact the menu or scene of the first dinner you had together. You can also play certain games that help to build emotional intimacy and romance during this time of isolation.
Give Each Other Space
Now that you’re in isolation and your partner is always there, it doesn’t mean you have to be in his/her face all the time. Interestingly, this is the time when also have to practice social distancing in your relationship. Spending too much time together can again turn out to be exasperating, and too much familiarity ends up breeding contempt. If you’ve been arguing about some pressing issues, avoid discussing or talking about them for a couple of days each week. Other days you can limit your discussion about problems for a maximum of half an hour.
Try Out New Sexy Things
We all know that sex is an integral part of any intimate relationship. Since you’ll be spending a lot of time indoors with your partner, there’s likelihood that sex might become monotonous. That’s why it’s important to ensure you also keep things interesting when it comes to sex so that you both don’t get bored. Try incorporating new things in your erotic action. You could try playing online sex games, reading erotic stories or even experiment with sex toys. Just try something new, different, and naughty that both of you are comfortable with.
To ensure that you and your loved one have some meaningful and romantic time during this time of self-isolation, there are several things you can do. Take this time to strengthen emotional intimacy between you and your partner. Since you’ll be spending a lot of time indoors with your partner, you should also ensure you give them their space and get out of their face for a while. Lastly, take this time to try out new sexy things since you now have all the time in the world.