Never tire of trying new things in your relationship with this person.
You have to be the motivator and instigator.
Don’t just sit back and hope that he will be the one to keep the flame lit in your relationship.
He really may not.
Oftentimes, a guy like this would follow your lead.
This is why you can’t be shy about trying new things in your relationship.
You can find new ways to prepare a dish or cook a new dish entirely.
You can go to a different restaurant and give your favorite restaurant a rest.
You can alternate with the kind of chores you do.
Don’t get stuck doing one kind of chore because it is what you are supposed to do.
You don’t always have to be the one who does the laundry or washes the dishes.
Your guy doesn’t always have to be the one who mows the lawn or fixes things around the house.
Don’t be afraid to take up different chores so that you can keep things interesting and avoid falling into a predictable routine.
Another good way to keep the flame lit is to start finding out new things about each other.
Never get tired about trying to learn something new about your partner.
Oftentimes, people in relationships fall into the trap of believing that they know everything that there is to know about their partner.
However, this is not true.
There is a lot more to learn.
Have your partner tell you stories about himself.
It could be stories about his childhood or his adventures.
You just need to learn more.
This kind of information can even help you when it comes to figuring out what you can do together.
In one of these stories, you could learn that your partner used to have a passion for something in particular that he has since abandoned.
Here is a perfect opportunity to see if you can resurrect that passion for that activity in your partner.
He may have had a knack for painting and for some reason abandoned it.
Well, you could surprise him by getting him that canvass and paint brushes one Saturday afternoon.
He may thank you greatly for bringing that long lost passion back into his life.
You also have to be just as open and willing to divulge new stories about yourself.
He may also pick up on things from your past in the same way and may follow your example by resurrecting a past passion of yours.
Another good way to keep the flame lit is to start bringing new people into your relationship.
Couples who have been together a while often get comfortable hanging with the same mutual friends.
You can’t allow your relationship to fall into this kind of pattern.
When you allow yourselves to meet new people, you infuse new energy into your relationship.
These new friends can show you things about the world that you never knew.
They may be the doorway to a way of life that you both didn’t even know existed.
This is why it is crucial that you are always broadening your circle of friends.
This is how you keep the flame lit.