Six Ways to Reconnect with Your Partner
There are numerous reasons why couples become disconnected. According to psychotherapist and relationship expert Christina Steinorth-Powell, the main reason is that couples stop trying. “Staying connected takes effort - you have to want to stay connected.”
Connection also requires consistency. This includes being consistent in how you are and how you treat your partner, she said.
“If you’re one person before you walk down the aisle and turn into someone else five years down the line, there’s a very good chance your connection with your partner will suffer.”
While it’s normal to change over time, some partners become less compassionate, understanding and attuned to their partner, which corrodes connection. If you’ve been feeling disconnected, Steinorth-Powell suggested these six tips.