My husband serves as a pilot in the United States Army. After completing our eleventh military-related move in eleven years, you could say the infatuation period was O.V.E.R. I was exhausted from packing up my family’s life and moving across the country just to start the process over every year. Resentment started to bubble to the surface. OK, maybe it was more like an erupting volcano.
My discontentment in my marriage was unsettling, but I decided I couldn’t settle for less than joy. My husband’s career is mission-minded, but I knew it was time for a mission of my own—restoring my infatuation with the man I married. Although I didn’t know how to bring back romance in a relationship, I learned through practice. Here are 5 ways to get those butterflies back.