3 Things You Need to Do for Your Relationship in the Morning

Mornings can be stressful, but here are three things you should do for your relationship before you leave for work.

Brian Rowe
Jan 18 · 5 min read
Photo by Toa Heftiba at Unsplash

Mornings can often be hectic, especially during the work week.

You typically have little time to even talk to your partner or laugh with or cuddle or do any of that fun stuff before you’re out of bed, taking a shower, grabbing something quick for breakfast, and running out the front door.

1. Share an embrace.

This can be right after you wake up or it can be right before they leave the house for work. A few seconds are fine. Many, many minutes on end is better. But before you get started with your day, you’re going to want to find at least one moment to share a moment of intimacy with your partner.

2. Kiss your partner on the lips.

Again, like with the embrace, this doesn’t have to be long. It doesn’t have to be a ten-minute make-out session in the bed (although those can certainly be fun too!). It doesn’t even have to be longer than a few seconds.

3. Tell your partner “I love you.”

I know we throw around that phrase so often sometimes it feels like it doesn’t mean anything. I’ve heard people say it over and over again when talking to their partners or children or parents on the phone it seems to come out of their mouths like “the” or “like” to the point where they don’t even know they’re saying it.

So even when your mornings are crazy busy, find time to do these three things with your partner.

Yes, even on the absolute craziest mornings. Even when the stress is getting to you and you have all of ten minutes to get ready, you can find a few seconds or longer to embrace your partner, kiss them on the lips, and say “I love you.”


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