Your bedroom is ground zero for your relationship whether it's sex, pillow talk or simply unwinding together.
Getting romanced can actually build self esteem, as well as bond a woman to her husband.
If you're wanting a little extra loving, you can get it and its relationship-boosting benefits with a few simple tips even if you've got the kind of guy who's not a natural romantic.
Men can make their women feel great about themselves, their husbands and the marriage, simply by creating romantic gestures. But if they don't because it's not their inclination, or they're distracted, or simply don't feel that romance is important there are things that women can do to nurture the mood.
Tell him he's really good at something, he's really sexy when he does a particular thing, or he looks totally hot in a particular outfit.
You are so good at this,' is a line that any wife can use on her husband whether it's because he fixed a broken chair or performed a particular sex act and make him want to be romantic and offer romantic gestures to her in return.
Sexify your sleeping space
Your bedroom is ground zero for your relationship whether it's sex, pillow talk or simply unwinding together. Splurge on a small refrigerator for a few bottles of wine, bottled water or whatever you like to drink, and create a hotel atmosphere where you can unwind together in the one room that is just for the two of you. And don't underestimate the romantic power of well-placed candles and a bedside bouquet of fresh flowers.
Play some mood music
It's no longer super expensive to wire your home for mood music, so spend some energy making sure that if you want music in your home, you have it to transition from busy parent, to romantic partner or overwhelmed business executive to sexy siren.
Clear the clutter
When you see it, you think of all the organizing you have to do, or you feel defeated because you're too tired to deal with it.
Spend some time getting clutter out of your home so you can free your mind and his to think about romance and your relationship, not your 'to do' list.