Couples Activities For A Stronger Relationship

These activities will help you cultivate a loving and supportive relationship

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Host together

My wife and I both love to host, and it’s an activity that has helped to strengthen our relationship. Hosting requires planning, good communication, and compromise (do I really have to iron these tablecloths?).

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Be active together

My wife and I love doing activities together that require us to move our bodies. Two of our favorite activities are going to the gym and hiking at sunrise. Building a strong relationship requires supporting one another — working out and being active together allow you to build up endorphins, accomplish something, and have fun together.

My wife and I like to go on sunrise hikes together, because hiking together builds trust, and we’re able to share something special together at the end.

When we’re hiking in the dark with our headlamps, we’re relying on each other to stay on the trail and stay safe. At the top, we’re able to share the accomplishment of waking up early, hiking, and then watching a magical sunrise together.

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Work on a New Year’s intention together

As you think about your 2020 intentions, pick one that you and your partner can do together. Not only will you be able to support and encourage one other, but you’ll each other for accountability. Maybe you both want to eat more vegetables. Or you want to eat out less. Or you want to bike and walk more to work instead of driving.

Learn something new together

This is such a great way to get in quality time with one another and to support each other and have fun. My wife and I have both started learning Spanish because we want to take a trip to Spain next year. By studying together, not only do we keep each other accountable, but we get to spend time together doing something that’s challenging and rewarding.

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