Maybe you are like so many of us…
Where we spend more time away from each other…off at jobs, locked in another room, tied to yet another Zoom meeting or conference call.
Or busy chasing kids + critters…getting kids online for school…offline and outdoors for exercise and fun.
In the midst of a busy life…we still need to plan and come together…kind of like closing the chapter on that part of our day and opening up the next.
It’s all about successful, mindful…transitions of shutting on part down and connecting for the next. By setting an intentional ritual for coming together…upon returning home or completing your workday can and does help you feel more connected to your mate…and visa versa!
It’s a simple snap of the fingers…that has you shifting back into “US”.
Sadly, this kind of connection is often lost in the hustle and bustle of a busy couple, busy life…with walking through the front door…mail in hand + distraction as you sort through junk vs bills…or cell phone pressed to your/their ear + caught in mid conversation.
Or fixing dinner, checking kids’ homework, rushing kids to, yet another after school activity…or other obligations.
Your ‘check-in’ ritual…habit…connection, can be as quick as stopping + looking at them…even getting eye contact… to ask about each other’s day or more leisurely like sipping a glass of wine together to catch up.
Need to play catch up with each other + prep dinner or knock out a chore?
It’s perfectly ‘ok’ …even encouraged to multitask.
Adding efficiency by working together each day to complete a chore such as dinner prep or dishes…is actually a bonus win! When couples can work together — even at the end of a long day…it creates a bond, a place of gratitude for one another + working together reinforces teamwork…a huge must in successful couples.
Choose something that fits your lifestyle…! It’s your marriage, your relationship…you don’t need to copy anyone else…create what feels, what works best for both of you.
That’s the win in successful transitions…another win for your relationship.