True changes lie in the little things you do daily. If, for instance, you want to lead a healthier life, be more spiritual or have a better relationship, the success of that is contingent upon picking up the right habits.

So, to strengthen your relationship, try focusing less on grand gestures and more on the simple things. We are talking about the small stuff you can do day-to-day to maintain a strong and positive vibe. Below is a list of them:

  • Be physically intimate

Don’t just do this when you’re having or about to have sex. Developing a habit of hugging, touching and kissing each other can strengthen your relationship.

  • Be thoughtful

Is there something you can do that would make your partner’s life a teeny bit easier? It may be as simple as fueling the car. If both partners develop the habit of taking that extra step to make the other person happy, it’s very beneficial.

  • Apologize

Never be too proud to apologize when you’re wrong. We all mess up from time to time and saying the words, “I’m sorry,” can immediately heal emotional wounds.

  • Make out time to talk to each other

Be it date nights or having conversations before bed, don’t be so busy that you don’t make out time to talk about your relationship.

  • Be direct

If you want something, ask for it. Don’t assume he will read your mind and then blame him for not getting things right. Save yourself the stress by being direct and asking for exactly what you need.