Rachel Cunningham, MA, LCMHC
Let’s be honest, one of the hardest things we can do in life is be married. Now add the stress of being locked in a house together worried about the Covid-19 virus and other things like kids and finances. To be honest, our marriages are normally the first relationship that feels this kind of stress. We tend to take things out on our spouse, it’s not fair, but it does happen. However, we can be intentional in not allowing the stress we are feeling leak out on our partners. We can also utilize this time intentionally to build the relationship we truly want to have. Couples just need to challenge themselves to be vulnerable and be willing to change some of the habits that are not working for them.
Happy couples have learned the importance of connecting on three levels: physical, emotional, and spiritual. Here are some tips for connecting in these ways.
Tips for Connecting Physically
Tips for Connecting Emotionally
Tips for Connecting Spiritually
Hope this helps! Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day…. Start with just one category, or even one tip and make the most of this time together.