Thank you, Bethel Gloria, to be a part of my blog and for writing such a great article. Bethel Gloria is a Nigerian lifestyle and travel blogger who is currently living in Italy. Please have a look at her website classic9ija.online.
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Let’s dive into her article on ” 5 Ways Traveling Has Strengthened Our Relationship as Couple” and experience her journey.
Traveling together is a way through which I and my partner have chosen to spice up our relationship. With our very busy schedules, our active working life and family responsibilities, it is easy to get lost in the crowd with the overwhelming demands that come with raising a family. Traveling and visiting new places is something I live for but when my partner decides to come with me on this journey, it turns out to be paradise, something I won’t trade for silver or gold. Many underestimate the power of the bond that spending quality time with each other possess, this is why most people treat this special event as irrelevant. How sad!
With confusion here and there, it is almost difficult to spend quality time together considering your individual busy schedules but guess what? I know of something that can reignite the spark in your relationship and this is consciously spending quality time with your spouse and a way that has proven to be more effective is by traveling together, away from all the busy lifestyle, the drama in the society, family demands, and even the kids. Here are ways through which traveling together with my partner has strengthened our relationship.
WE GET OUR MOMENTS
Traveling together puts us in a reminder that we need each other. With our busy lives that most times requires us to be away from each other, we feel we are independent, making us feel like we do not need our partner but traveling together has helped in us realize we need each other and it has shown us the power of when two like-minded people are involved in something how productive it can get. Traveling together gives us the opportunity to live in the reality of our adventurous moments and the great part is that we do these things together as friends, partners, competitors, and lovers.
KEEPS US MINDFUL OF EACH OTHER
Traveling together with my partner has made us more aware and appreciative of the moments we spend together. Considering the risk that comes with traveling, we tend to be careful and mindful of each other making every second memorable. For me, any time we are away, I live my best life together with my best friend to create the best experience. These are things we will cherish for life so why not be happy and joyful while we can.
IT’S TIME TO CELEBRATE EACH OTHER
I love it when I am been celebrated openly by my best friend no matter the situation or event. It is a great feeling that I enjoy digesting over and over again as this is one of the areas which I measure impact. Even if we do celebrate each other at different times and events, it feels different when we pump ourselves up in a strange land, culture, and situation.
WE MAKE NEW DISCOVERIES TOGETHER
More than exposing ourselves to new things by traveling, this act has helped in unveiling somethings we didn’t know about each other and even somethings we didn’t know about ourselves. We experience our fears, strengths, and victories in different areas and it is beautiful that we have to experience these moments together.
STRENGTHENING OUR BOND
In conclusion, traveling with each other has helped in strengthening the bond we have with each other. This time dedicated to us help us communicate better, explore together, laugh together, cry together and experience love in a different way. This has contributed greatly to why we are inseparable.
If you are yet to travel with your partner, I think it is something you should consider. You don’t need the whole money in the world to plan a trip, you can start by taking vacations to nearby cities to explore together. Good luck!