At Home With Lorraine Kelly 2017 - 126
LOSING THE HEAT FROM A LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIP
IS OFTEN INEVITABLE, SO HOW CAN YOU SPICE
THINGS UP AND TURN THE ROMANCE BACK ON?
rom taking each other for
granted to spending zero
quality time together,
long gone are the days
when you couldn't keep
your hands off each other. owever
according to gures re eased in une
ewer eo e are getting divorced
in England and Wales compared
to revious years.
n act the atest gures ro the
ce or Nationa tatistics revea ed
heterosexua cou es divorced
a a o . over the year
be ore and a assive dec ine o
co ared to divorce gures in
he bad news or -so ethings
however is that the highest divorce
rate co es ro the - age grou
where cou es have no doubt been
arried or onger eriods o ti e.
time alone, without the company of
chi dren. o on regu ar date nights
or ust stay in watch a ovie and get
a takeaway together.
you can afford it take a ho iday
or a short break away ro it a .
t doesn t have to be anything
particularly fancy - the point is you
get to s end ua ity ti e together.
he adds e ind yourse
regu ar y about what you ove
about your artner. ay each other
compliments and don't forget to
say ove you . a k together
about how you met and the
ove y ha y e ories you
have. ooking back at
photographs can be a
good way to start
126 | AUGUST 2017
'DON'T SLEEP ON YOUR
ANGER AS IT WILL JUST
DRAG INTO ANOTHER DAY'
he reason this age-grou is affected
most is presumably down to a number
of factors including boredom, the
added stress o nancia issues
and even a idd e-age crisis. our
communication with one another may
have gone out the window a ong with
your sex life - and for those bringing
up a young family, it is easy for the kids
to get in the way as you focus on their
needs not your artners.
Relate marriage counsellor Barbara
e he so any cou es
who say their relationship is on the
rocks because raising children has
eant the husband and wi e have
had no ti e or each other.
t ay sound obvious but its
important to ensure you spend