The Attraction Factor: How to Keep the Romance Alive in Your Relationship

Last updated on : December 28 2022

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This collection of blog posts focuses on building and maintaining attraction in a romantic relationship.

Attraction is an essential aspect of any relationship and takes effort to cultivate and maintain. It can be challenging to keep the spark alive, especially as daily stresses and distractions can get in the way. But with a little effort and understanding, building and maintaining attraction in your relationship is possible.

This series of articles shares tips and strategies for keeping the attraction strong in your relationship. We cover a wide range of topics, from how to say you're sorry to dealing with narcissists and much more.

Whether you're in a new relationship and looking to build a strong foundation of attraction or in a long-term relationship looking to reignite the spark, this series is for you.

In each post, we'll delve into a specific aspect of building and maintaining attraction and provide actionable advice for your relationship. We'll also share real-life examples and experiences to help illustrate our discussion concepts.

If you're ready to learn more about keeping romance alive in your relationship, keep reading amongst the hidden gems below - ranked in order newest to oldest. 

5 Signs You're Taking Your Partner For Granted And How To Fix It

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Taking someone for granted can harm the health and happiness of a relationship and cause your partner to feel resentment, frustration, and a lack of connection and intimacy. 

The Power Of Apology: How Saying Sorry Can Strengthen Your Relationship

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An apology is a powerful tool that can positively impact our relationships. It involves taking responsibility for our actions and making a sincere effort to make things right. 

Understanding Narcissism: Definition, Causes, And Effects On Relationships

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Narcissism is a personality trait that involves an exaggerated sense of self-importance and a need for admiration. People with narcissistic traits may struggle to form and maintain healthy relationships due to their lack of empathy and tendency to manipulate or exploit others.

How To Discuss Family Planning With Your Significant Other

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Family planning can be a sensitive subject because each couple is unique. So, while it might not be the easiest to talk about, the sooner you have the conversation, the better.

How To Maintain A Thriving Relationship After Moving In Together

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The big day is approaching. You've been with someone you love for some time and decided to move in together. As the move-in date draws closer, you might experience mixed emotions of excitement and nervousness.

Cute And Fun Things Couples Can Do Together On A Cloudy Day

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Romance comes knocking at your door when it gets cold and cloudy outside. Cloudy days can be just as inspiring as sunny ones. Now go and be romantic! It is down to you and your lover to give it a fair shot and create charming as a fairy tale.

Things You Should Discuss With Your Partner Before Getting Married

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Committing to the person you love is one of an individual's most significant decisions. However, before you marry or commit long-term, be sure that you understand your partner's likes and dislikes and that they understand yours. 

Masturbation And Hair Loss Myths

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If you were someone who previously thought that masturbation could cause hair loss, then rejoice. The myths surrounding masturbation and hair loss are mainly unfounded and, in many cases, even contrary to scientific research on the topic.

10 Things Guys Like In Bed But They Don’t Like To Ask

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Use this exhaustive guide to prepare yourself perfectly for the next time you hop into bed with your favorite man. It pays to educate yourself on the things guys like in bed but don't like to ask. Because even the most confident, masculine types won't share much about their sexual desires.

Five New Erectile Dysfunction Treatment Options - Explained By A Doctor

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These are Five New Erectile Dysfunction Treatment Options  that are being actively tried and tested. Make sure to visit a physician as soon as you spot some issues to minimize their impact on your sexual life.

Large Age Gap Relationships - Five Stereotypes Busted

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Many people date outside their age group today, and these couples continually face prejudice because of their age differences. People who insult those who want to date someone older or younger than them are doing a disservice to people who want to be happy and in love.

How To Stop Being Needy And Clingy

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Neediness and clinginess can destroy romantic relationships and are hard to identify in yourself. So be careful about whether you are displaying these emotions or not. You can remedy needy behavior by working through any issues of self-doubt and regularly reminding yourself that you are worth time and affection.

5 Sex Positions You Need To Try For Better Pleasure And Stimulation

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For everyone, "the best sex position" will be something different. Some will love the missionary position or sideways spoon, but the sensation will be too snug and not stimulating enough for others. Experiment with these 5 sex positions to understand what works for you. 

Being Romantic: How To Create A More Intimate Bedroom

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If your top priority is to make romance happen, read our nine useful tips on setting an intimate mood by making your bedroom more romantic and inviting. Check out our guidelines, get down to business, and transform your bedroom into a cozy romantic retreat.

Couple Finances - Should We Buy Or Rent?

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Before making the giant leap of moving in together as a couple, there are a few things you need to discuss. For example, are you going to rent, or are you ready to commit to buying a home together? 

How Your Mattress Affects Sex - Really!

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What if I told you that your mattress was the one standing between you and mind-blowing sex? After all, your bed choice does not only affect your sleep quality. It can also ruin (or save) your sex life. Let's look at how your mattress might affect your intimate moments and what makes an excellent bed for sex. 

How To Rekindle The Romance After Cervical Cancer

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This article discusses how cervical cancer affects survivors' sexuality and disrupts their intimacy with their partners. Furthermore, we'll learn how to overcome these downsides and revive any dwindling romance in relationships post-cancer. 

The Three Ss Of Reversing Erectile Dysfunction

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Many men do not seek treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED) because they are embarrassed about it. They see a person with ED as someone less of a man. However, ED, also known as impotence, can usually be reversed. Through surgery, sustenance and lifestyle changes, and medications like sildenafil.

Money Saving Tips For Couples - Try These Often Overlooked Money-Saving Strategies For Couples

Money-Saving Strategies For Couples

Do you think your spending is a little out of hand? Do you hope to be a better steward of your finances? Check out these money-saving strategies for couples and find out which works for you.

Why Men Must Lead A Relationship To Avoid Losing It

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Knowing when and when not to take the lead in your relationship is a delicate balance. A man should look to take the initiative often, and certainly not give it up entirely. 

Should I Give Gifts And Compliments On A Date

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Giving gifts and compliments too early in a relationship is needy and shows a lack of confidence. It relies on using things external to you to attract a new girl. It also shows her that you possibly have low internal value. Instead, eliminate all behaviors that are trying to convince her to like you. This simple step ensures you will attract only a genuine girl. 

How Guys Should Text Girls In A New Relationship - With Examples

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Texting is not a place to build relationships and rapport. It's so easy to make mistakes texting, either by sending an unwanted text, at the wrong time, or misunderstanding the communication and reacting improperly. And when you make mistakes, you almost always come across as needy, a fatal relationship killer. 

10 Female Qualities (Other Than Physical Beauty) That Attract Men

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Men appreciate so much more than physical beauty in a woman. Your ability to be passionate, kind, confident, sexually confident, and funny all go a long way to attracting the man of your dreams. And although this might sound formidable, most of us have these qualities in spades already. We are beautiful, no matter what.

10 Natural And Healthy Ways To Improve Your Chances Of Falling Pregnant

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You may find if you're having difficulties becoming pregnant that all you start to focus on is becoming pregnant. Instead, try and shift your focus to other essential things in your life, whether that's people, places, your favorite activity, or the ten natural ways to increase your chances of falling pregnant outlined in this article.

How To Save Your Marriage - The Dos And Don'ts

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As the marriage progresses, things often start changing, quarrels become frequent, love begins to fade, and you start feeling that you and your partner are growing apart. What could have gone wrong? Learn the dos and don'ts to save your marriage. 

How To Set And Maintain Personal Boundaries

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Personal boundaries offer us many benefits from better self-esteem to greater independence and confidence. They also allow us to conserve our emotional energy and are essential for our wellbeing, health, and safety.

5 Unexpected Ways Sex Toys Build Intimacy In A Relationship

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Sex toys are fantastic things; however, people tend to forget why they're called toys. A sex toy is about fun, exploration, intimacy, and having a good time. Sex is always just as much about the journey as it is the destination.

Gamer Dating Made Easy: How To Date A Gaming Enthusiast

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Dating a gamer, just like dating a person with any other hobby, can be a deeply fulfilling experience. Gaming is just an aspect of the individual’s personality. Understanding how to relate to them in that area can significantly influence the flavor of your relationship. However, it will not be the sole decider of whether you succeed in your relationship or not.

How To Detox Yourself From Toxic Relations

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Most relationships exit from the honeymoon phase into healthy long term connections defined by mutual respect. However, some partnerships that begin nice can rapidly turn into toxic ones. 

If you find yourself in a toxic relationship, you should know that it’s time to let it go.

Five Bonding Conversations To Have With Your Spouse

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Investing time communicating with each other is a great way to develop your relationship positively and to eliminate relationship dips. And setting time apart for specific bonding conversations, on a regular basis, can help you and your spouse form a deeper connection.

How To Be Confident In Your Next Romantic Relationship

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It is vital when connecting with a new romantic interest that you are open with your emotions to ensure this person is right for you and, likewise, you are right for them. Learn to avoid the damaging factors you might bring forward into a new relationship and invest in techniques to get your new love off to an exciting start.

Why Women Lose Attraction For Men And What To Do About It

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In this article, we cover the top attraction killers for women, the clear signs that she is losing interest, and what to do if she does.

Over time men tend to let attractive behaviors slide, replacing them with unattractive behaviors.

Learning to identify and avoid unattractive behavior is an excellent first step towards a happier and healthier relationship, and is a skill to master. 

Should I Send Good Morning And Good Night Texts To My Girlfriend?

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In principle, there is nothing wrong with sending good morning and good night texts. Done right, she will love the attention you're giving her, knowing that you are thinking about her. 

However, send them in moderation because they quickly become robotic and predictable. And when these texts do, your girlfriend will start to lose attraction for you. 

What Is Limerence (Being Madly In Love) And How To Confront It

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Limerence is a state of being "madly in love" to the point that it becomes obsessive and affects the way a person feels, acts, and thinks. It is a powerful emotion. It can be beautiful, and it often is destructive.

Limerence is fueled in large part by the neurotransmitter dopamine, which is known as the "feel-good" chemical. When you do something that your brain wants to reward you for, it produces dopamine at a higher level than usual. 

How Fitness Impacts Your Sex Life - And What To Do About It

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We all know fitness is a vital part of maintaining a healthy body. But many don't realize the impact it can have on other aspects of our lives.

Surprisingly, physical health often has a substantial effect on overall sexual health and intimacy.

A fit body is a healthy body, one we need to perform and enjoy any sexual experience adequately. If you're experiencing pain, discomfort, or weakness, you won't be able to entirely focus on the moment or even physically engage in sex.

Infographic - Best exercises for an improved sex life 

Marriage 101: How To Keep The Romance Alive

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With any relationship, it's normal for the honeymoon phase to come and go. No matter how long you are married — five months or five years — it's not uncommon to lose the initial spark you felt at the beginning.

Losing the excitement doesn't mean you don't share a deep love for each other anymore. It just means that you've settled into your relationship and are comfortable with your partner.

Complacency isn't a bad thing, but it still is critical to add some spontaneity into the mix now and then to keep your romance alive.

Infographic - How to keep the romance alive

Insights Into The Male Escort Business And The Women Who Hire Them

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The idea of men being hired by women to perform the duties of a partner is not a new concept. 

Since the Roman Era, and even before then, women of high society showed a keen interest in gladiators and attractive, well-endowed slaves. 

And some of these women were quite explicit in flaunting their interests. A famous example is Messalina, Empress to Claudius, whose promiscuity was legendary. 

What To Do When He Pulls Away

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If you find your man pulling away from you, give him space. Allow him the freedom to miss you and be re-attracted to you. 

This approach may sound counterintuitive, but consider the alternate path, being needy, continually bothering him and not letting him go. It is sure to frustrate him and drive him away further. 

So often in love, especially when your emotions are on edge, the opposite of what you feel is the correct thing to do.

How To Resurrect Your Sex Life In 17 Steps

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Reigniting your sex life, putting passion and touch back into your relationship is all about communication, effort, and practice. Be open and honest with your lover about your intentions, learn to seduce yourself, and then try out these 17 steps to put a smile on your face.

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How To Be Seductive - The Six Principles of Seduction And Sexiness

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Being seductive and igniting someone's passion for you is simple, with a bit of planning and focus. There is no tried-and-tested formula, but there are things you can do to become a seductive version of yourself.

Relationship Experts Say Unplugging Saves Love

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With the constant influences of celebrity romances and relationship goal memes, the struggle is real for couples looking to have a loving and healthy relationship.

So we contacted some of the most critical relationship experts today for help tackling one of the toughest questions couples face.

How To Keep The Flame Alive After 50

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Sometimes as we grow older, our health, energy, and intimacy interests begin to decline. To compensate for this, we often fall into a routine with our partners. While this may feel comfortable and safe, it can also make it harder for your love life to feel spontaneous, exciting, or passionate.

If you feel like you and your partner's connection or spark is starting to flicker, it may be time to make some adjustments to your lifestyle and relationship.

7 Things Halter Dresses Have In Common With Sex

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Coco, Chanel rightly said, "A dress might look beautiful on a hanger. But it's better seen on the shoulders, with the movement of the arms, the legs, and the waist". 

We couldn't agree more.

It's critical to wear clothing that compliments your body and gives you confidence. And a halter dress ticks all the boxes, with our vote going to those in bandage styles.

What Your Dress Style Says About Your Sex Life

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Your sense of style and the type of clothing you wear is a reflection of who you are, your personality, lifestyle preferences, and confidence.

Not only does your dress style reveal how you interact with colleagues, strangers, and family, but it also sheds light on what goes down between the sheets. 

How To Dress Seductively

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If you feel comfortable and confident, then you will turn heads in whatever you are wearing. The trick to amping your sex appeal is with the right attitude. Be yourself, and your sexy will show.

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