"The 20 Best Things You Can Do For Your Relationship" – Redbook

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Spend time each week, maybe it’s every Friday night, talking about your hopes and aspirations as a couple, and think about what will make you happiest going forward. You can say, ‘We’ll buy a house in our favorite neighborhood within five years.’ or, ‘We’ll hvae another kid by next summer,’ or even, ‘We’ll eventually visit the beaches of Greece together’ — because it’s not about planning, it’s about imagining. This kind of thinking supplied the motivation to work toward what you want, and recover from setbacks along the way. Couples who don’t imagine a bright future become stuck and brittle… and brittle things break.” – Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

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