How To Avoid Breakups With Relationship Rituals
How to prioritize each other and strengthen your bond.
Summer is around the corner which means cuffing season is about to come to an abrupt halt. While spring cleaning and intention setting are important when the seasons change, it’s important to do the work in your relationships, too.
Relationship rituals are a great practice to commit to with your partner as they not only make you a happier couple, but also strengthen your connection.
Therapist and expert behind well.guide, Israa Nasir, shared the benefits of relationship rituals on her Instagram. Here’s what she had to say:
Rituals do not have to break the bank and they definitely aren’t a time to catch up on the argument you’ve been wanting to have. They’re moments where you prioritize each other and strengthen your bond. The goal is to move through the next season and phase of your relationship confidently and most importantly, together.
If you’re unsure of whether you should stay with your partner or if a breakup is best, read about these six red flags.
Here are some examples of relationship rituals you can try with your partner — but don’t forget to give it your own spin:
1. Do movie nights and unpack the plot like true cinephiles
2. Have brunch together on Sundays
3. Drink your morning coffee together, without any phones or distractions
4. Have a go-to, celebratory outing for when you accomplish personal goals
5. Have a game night once a week