"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable." -Bruce Lee
This quote is so powerful and stands true in so many relationships. Sometimes we fall into our daily patterns and we let our fire fade. Don't let it! I'm not saying we fall out of love, we just forget to keep the passion alive and our spirit high. Date your spouse and keep dating your spouse, it's one of the many things you can do to keep that fire burning.
Get ready separately from each other. You see each other every day but treat tonight like you're still trying to make your best impression. Tweeze the eyebrows, shave the legs. Impress him! (And vice versa to whoever is reading) It'll be like falling in love all over again when you see each other both looking your best.
New, new, new. Emotions, experiences, everything was new when you first began dating! You need to continue to add something new to your relationship so you don't get bored of routine. When I say try something new, I don't mean to go jump out of airplanes together. It doesn't have to be expensive or outside of your comfort zone. You can take classes together (cooking, dancing, photography) or try the new restaurant that just opened in town. You could join meet up groups together, or even just switch up your perfume.
Physical activities are great for making relationships feel happy and healthy. You know how exercise boosts your body's endorphins? Well do those activities together and you both will feel great afterward. I'm talking about going on bike rides together or taking your family to a park to walk around!
The "what" isn't as important as making the effort to do it! If you can make this a habit, your love truly will become like those burning coals, deep-burning and unquenchable!