This is the second episode of our new podcast series Learn English. You can listen to the first episode “My recipe for happiness” here.
The name of this episode is “Keeping the spark alive” and it’s about love – in English, of course. Click play, enjoy and learn!
Hey there, thanks for tuning in!
Being in love is awesome, but it isn’t always smooth sailing. Today, we are taking a deeper dive into the murky waters of relationships.
Can long-term relationships still be fresh and exciting? Is it possible to keep the spark alive, after many years with the same person?
Let’s explore some great ways to spice up your love life.
Even if you’re not in a long-term relationship, this episode can be very helpful. Relationships take a lot of work. It’s great to know what to expect before you commit.
If you think your relationship is becoming mundane or boring, take a good look around. Is there’s anything deeper at play?
Maybe the problem is that you got caught in the same routine. Perhaps, you and your partner aren’t making an effort to bring back that fire! Have a talk about what you both want from your relationship. This could be a good way to find a fix, and explore solutions!
Next up is romance. When is the last time you’ve gone out on a date with your partner?
If you’re still trying to remember, it’s been way too long!
In a relationship, it’s very important to hang out. If you don’t have the time…then make time!
Catch a movie, grab a bite to eat, or book a romantic weekend away.
Whatever it is, just do something fun to relax and refresh your relationship. Trust me, you’ll quickly realize the spark was always there; it just had to be rekindled.
Most relationships are stuck in a rut because there is a lack of spontaneity. If you want to make sure your relationship stays exciting, you need to be more spontaneous!
Don’t wait for holidays and birthdays to do something special. Send your partner some flowers, write a love letter, or treat them to a nice breakfast in bed.
Romance is all about showing your partner how much you care. Always let them know: no matter how long you’ve been together they are still the center of your world.
If you’re on a budget, don’t worry. You can spice up your relationship without spending a dime. Make them a nice playlist with their favourite tunes, write them a poem…the possibilities are endless. Your partner will be blown away by your thoughtfulness, and who knows…it might be time to give Netflix a break for the night while the romance heats up!
A relationship is a two-way street. If you’re showering your significant other with attention, but you’re feeling underappreciated, tell them.
Communication is the key to a healthy, and happy relationship.
The way we express love can change from person to person, so you might find out that your partner hasn’t even realized you’re feeling overlooked!
I hope you’ve enjoyed our romance special. Just remember: actions speak louder than words. If you believe in your relationship and you’re both willing to work for it, it will bloom and flourish forever!
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