Today my husband came up with something brilliant! Absolutely and utterly amazing. In fact, I’m a little jealous that I didn’t think of it first, but I can’t wait to share this little tip that will save your marriage. The best part… it takes only 2 minutes.
Update: We are parents of a high needs child. We love him with all our heart but some days the struggles take a real toll on our family. This has been a game changer for us. Of course, we know we should be connecting on a daily basis. However, some days our attention and energy goes towards our children or handling meltdowns. This simple tip is something we always revert to on the worst of days.
* This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here for my full disclosure.
Here’s what you need…
2 Minutes of Your Day
Are you ready to find out what you need to do for these two minutes? It’s really quite simple, but it is brilliant! For 2 minutes, I challenge you to hug your partner!
It doesn’t have to be the most passionate hug in the world. It doesn’t have to involve anything sensual (I mean it can if you want, but that isn’t what this is about). This 2 minutes is about connecting. This 2 minutes is about stopping during your busy day to acknowledge that each of you exist and that you care for one another.
How many times have you gone the entire day without hugging your spouse? I know the first time my husband implemented this, it had been so many days I couldn’t remember the last time we connected. It stopped me in my tracks and reminded me that connecting is one of the most important parts of a healthy marriage.
More Simple Ways to Connect with Your Spouse
Show Him You Love Him in More than 85 Ways
Relive the Good Old Days and Try these other 15 Ways to Connect
Don’t Just Celebrate Your Love on Valentine’s Day
Work Together, Even if You are Struggling to Parent a Difficult Child
How do you stay connected with your spouse in a world of crazy? I’d love to hear!
More Adventures in Love and Marriage
ORDER THE SUPERKIDS ACTIVITY GUIDE TO
CONQUERING EVERY DAY
Every Hero's Journey Has A Guide
Help your Superkid unlock their real potential.
Learn more about Dayna's new best-selling book, The Superkids Activity Guide To Conquering Every Day.