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25 Things You Can Do For A Healthier And Happier Relationship

Little things that actually make all the difference.

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1. Turn off your cell phone.

Don't be the person who spends more time staring at a screen than talking to the person you love.
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Don't be the person who spends more time staring at a screen than talking to the person you love.

2. Don't forget to keep the romance alive and fresh.

Go for dinner at your favorite restaurant, spend a weekend in a romantic location, anything! It doesn't have to be grand gesture to put a smile on their face and lighten their heart.
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Go for dinner at your favorite restaurant, spend a weekend in a romantic location, anything! It doesn't have to be grand gesture to put a smile on their face and lighten their heart.

3. The details are super important.

If you wake up first, make them breakfast. If you know they love chocolates, send a box of chocolates to their office. You know better than anyone what will make them the most happy.
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If you wake up first, make them breakfast. If you know they love chocolates, send a box of chocolates to their office. You know better than anyone what will make them the most happy.

4. Reminisce together about moments that you've shared.

Talk about that time you laughed for two hours straight or that inside joke that only you two understand. It's a great way to deepen your emotional bond in seconds.
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Talk about that time you laughed for two hours straight or that inside joke that only you two understand. It's a great way to deepen your emotional bond in seconds.

5. Try going to sleep at the same time.

It will help you take advantage of your time together, especially if you don’t have the chance to be alone.
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It will help you take advantage of your time together, especially if you don’t have the chance to be alone.

6. Do activities that increase your adrenaline.

If you connect moments of exhilaration to being with someone you love, you'll think of them every time you feel that rush of endorphins.
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If you connect moments of exhilaration to being with someone you love, you'll think of them every time you feel that rush of endorphins.

7. Try new things — together!

Couples who learn things together have better quality relationships. Dance, cook, climb, paint... the sky's the limit.
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Couples who learn things together have better quality relationships. Dance, cook, climb, paint... the sky's the limit.

8. Have sex in different places.

Yes, his bed is very comfy, but a small change in scenery can do wonders for your sex life.
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Yes, his bed is very comfy, but a small change in scenery can do wonders for your sex life.

9. Touch him/her.

Kiss, hug, hold hands. Doing this sends a positive message to your partner, which will improve your relationship instantly.
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Kiss, hug, hold hands. Doing this sends a positive message to your partner, which will improve your relationship instantly.

10. Ask your partner things.

You probably always talk about the same things, but do you know your partner's favorite movie? People and their tastes change all the time, and so do your SO's.
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You probably always talk about the same things, but do you know your partner's favorite movie? People and their tastes change all the time, and so do your SO's.

11. Thank them.

Show them that you don't take them for granted.
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Show them that you don't take them for granted.

12. Focus on the present and on the future.

The past is the past. If you say you've forgiven and forgotten, then really do so.
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The past is the past. If you say you've forgiven and forgotten, then really do so.

13. Give your SO a nickname.

Calling your SO something nice is cute, and having nicknames that mean something that only the two of you know is a great way to strengthen your relationship.
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Calling your SO something nice is cute, and having nicknames that mean something that only the two of you know is a great way to strengthen your relationship.

14. Say something nice.

Giving compliments is a great way of focusing on your SO's virtues and making them feel better.
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Giving compliments is a great way of focusing on your SO's virtues and making them feel better.

15. When you feel anxious or stressed out, talk it over with your partner.

Your partner will feel good for having helped you and you will feel like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders.
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Your partner will feel good for having helped you and you will feel like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders.

16. Tell them a secret.

Make your SO feel that you trust them entirely.
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Make your SO feel that you trust them entirely.

17. Write things down.

That way you won't forget about their sister's birthday and you'll avoid problems cropping up later on.
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That way you won't forget about their sister's birthday and you'll avoid problems cropping up later on.

18. Make a playlist that has all your favorite songs on it and download it to your SO's cellphone.

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19. Text your SO to tell them that something you saw or heard reminded you of them.

A romantic song, a funny picture, anything to let them know that they're on your mind and in your heart.
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A romantic song, a funny picture, anything to let them know that they're on your mind and in your heart.

20. Or send them an old picture of a good memory.

It will fill you both with happiness and love.
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It will fill you both with happiness and love.

21. Take some time for you.

This is fundamental to any couple's happiness.
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This is fundamental to any couple's happiness.

22. Make your relationship a priority.

And let it show.
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And let it show.

23. Hold your SO's hand.

All your stress will melt away.
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All your stress will melt away.

24. Smile at one another.

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but a smile's worth a million.
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A picture might be worth a thousand words, but a smile's worth a million.

25. And say "I love you."

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