At Home With Lorraine Kelly 2017 - 127
R E L AT I O N S H I P F I X E S ▲
As for your sex lives, Barbara says:
'If sex is becoming routine or not
ha ening so o en ta k about it
and think about what you can do
different y and when and where.
Planned sex can be just as exciting
as s ontaneous sex.
a er taking these ste s things
still haven't improved, it may be
youd bene t ro re ationshi
counse ing or sex thera y. his ay
he you get that s ark back and
i rove your overa we being.
o as we as so e inti ate un
try ex eri enting with the o owing
ideas to he re ight your re
GO TO BED AT THE
en one o you is a night ow and
the other an early bird, so you may
be ore ike assing shi s in the
night if your bedtime routine is not
co atib e. ry to go to bed at the
sa e ti e at east once a week.
It may not lead to sex, but a bit of
i ow ta k can be ust as good and
having so e ti e together without
anything or anyone else getting in
the way is i ortant.
BRING BREAKFAST TO
YOUR PARTNER IN BED
Mornings may be chaotic in your
house what with getting ready or
work doing the househo d chores
and acking the kids off to schoo .
One of you is usually on your phone
its very ike y you re not together
in the o ent. o breaking routine
and doing this small gesture of
re aring break ast in bed every
now and then wi
ake you both
ee cherished. e re ared or
once to over ook the cru bs on
ASK HIM AN 'OUT
hink you know everything
about your artner Most
relationships can get
sta e when you think
theres nothing new
so be daring and ask
a question you've
work at the
in what your
to say. You
bog roll and
tea. Go on
and do things
so you have
plenty to talk
a ways been curious about. t doesn t
have to be related to sex but by
igniting a conversation you can push
each other to a deeper state of mind
- and be clear to leave anything childre ated out o the way.
SHARE DETAILS OF A SEXY
DREAM OR JUMP IN THE
You may have done this in the early
days o your re ationshi but throw
caution to the wind and do it again.
If your relationship has become
sta e you ay nd it a bit awkward to
begin with but get into the flow and
ho e u y the o ent wi draw you
c oser together.
DANCE TO 'YOUR' SONG
(OR WEDDING SONG)
Music can o en evoke e ories ro
the ast so what better way to bring
you more together than listening to
a eaning u song. rush away the
cobwebs and a ow yourse ves to
beco e nosta gic o the good ti es.
MAKE A TOAST EACH TIME
YOU OPEN A BOTTLE
ounds a bit naff
ho cares its a
nice excuse to complement each other
and toast to the uture.
SHARE STORY TIME AT
THE KIDS' BEDTIME
If you have young children, you'll
know bedti e is articu ar y stress u
es ecia y i you have had a ong day.
ou ay o en eave it to one o you
to read your child's bedtime story but
try doing it together occasiona y. t
can be very rewarding sharing s ecia
time as a family and reading together
as a unit can a so be very re axing.
AND FINALLY, NEVER GO
TO BED ON AN ARGUMENT
'One of my best bits of advice is to
sort out any issues you have with your
artner be ore you hit the i ow says
re ationshi s ecia ist iffany right
show The Proposers.
'In the heat of the moment it is
o en easy ust to wa k off and ho e
things wi reso ve the se ves in the
orning she says. on t s ee on
your anger as it wi ust drag into
nd then theres a ways the
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