So, you're in a beautiful, loving relationship with perhaps a new or old partner. That’s amazing, sis. You're smiling and glowing all the time, and you can't wait to see what the future holds.

With that being said, I think it comes naturally to all of us that we want to make sure our love stays strong and bonded. An excellent way to do this is to show your partner you appreciate them every single day with love and affection. But if you're wondering just how to do this, you've come to the right place.

Here are five ways you can show your partner love in a healthy, excellent way:

Be affectionate and flirt

Showing affection shouldn’t be hard or complicated. Scooch close to your partner on the couch, rub their shoulders when they are stressed, tell them why you are proud of them, always start and end your day with a kiss. Small affectionate moments like this are essential for any healthy relationship.

Keep it spicy and plan out sexy dates

If you and your partner have sunken into a spiral of “just hanging out" — with no type of romance brewing — get out of it by planning a sexy and fun date! Plan a weekend getaway or try a new activity you both haven't tried. Your partner will be stoked that you did all the planning all while building a connection. The night out will be fun, sexy and unique for the both of you.

Spend quality time and listen to him/her

Let's face it with this one: we are usually all so busy running around with life and work that we sometimes can put our relationships on the back burner. We forget our partnerships are supposed to be about love, laughter, and fun.

To remind yourself of that and to simultaneously show your partner how much you care, spend a lazy day with them, eating junk food, watching old Christmas movies, and of course, cuddling. They'll be happy for the break and the love, and you'll both be glad to get that particular time together.

Respect their space and time

There are several phrases in every relationship that when uttered, can equate terror in the other party. “Just give me some space” might be one of them for all of us, but it shouldn’t scare us. When you think about it, it’s rarely as dramatic as it sounds. Giving each other space in a relationship is a perfect thing. It’s healthy as a couple to have different interests and activities so that you come back together feeling relaxed and ready to share.

What are some ways that you show love to your partner?

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