Rebooting Your Relationship
Finding time for romance can be stressful when you’re trying to juggle work, the kids, and the bills. You barely have time to find a babysitter, let alone plan a romantic date. Then there’s the expense
—dinner, a movie, the babysitter, and gas can easily add up to $200 or more.
Don’t let that discourage you! It’s so important to make time for ‘couple time,’ so that you and your partner can be the best parents you can be. Plus, modeling a healthy, loving relationship to your kids so that they have a better chance of enjoying the same in adulthood is priceless.
The good news is that with just an Internet connection, digital camera, cell phone, and a couple tried and true “Romance 2.0” tips, you’ll be well on your way to rediscovering the passion and fun that made you fall in love in the first place.
• Textual Healing. Whether it’s a sexy voice mail, instant message, or an email with a suggestive subject line, surprise your man with digital “pillow talk.” The perfect way to break the monotony of the workday—and build anticipation for when you’re finally alone. Or, try high tech flirting by sending sassy text messages throughout the day.
• Make a modern-day mix-tape. Create a playlist of love songs on his iPod. Include songs that remind you of fun times, his faves and yours. Create a fun/sexy name for the playlist that will catch his eye next time he’s looking for something to listen to.