What Are “Love Maps”, and Why Do They Matter?

How to stay emotionally connected as a couple

“There is, and always will be, more that you don’t know about your partner… Another way of saying this is you can always get to know your partner better.”

Zach Brittle, licensed mental health counselor

Table of Contents1. What are "love maps"?2. Why do "love maps" matter?3. Signs you might need to work on your "love maps"4. What do healthy “love maps” look like?5. Suggestions for building better "love maps"

1. What are “love maps”?

2. Why do “love maps” matter?

3. Signs you might need to work on your “love maps”

4. What do healthy “love maps” look like?

“When you choose to spend your life with someone, you hand them a map to your inner world. But the map you hand your partner is [only] a pencil sketch. The task for couples is to intentionally be adding details to that map by asking questions and telling stories […]”

5. Suggestions for building better “love maps”

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