5 Ways That *Not* Making Love Can Make Your Love Stronger!
Arya KhannaGuest Contributor
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Most of us fear that not having sex or taking a break from sex in a relationship will actually make our relationship dull and boring. Well, that’s really not true. Taking a break from sex in a relationship actually has its advantages. Read on to find out what they are!
1. Because it can actually do wonders for your romance!
Yes, you heard that right! Not having sex, but rather engaging with your partner solely through verbal communication will only enhance the romantic aspect of your relationship. Go on romantic dates, have meaningful conversations, discover new places together - this will make your relationship an even deeper one!
2. Because you will, believe it or not, feel closer to your partner
Yes, physical intimacy doesn’t just entail sex. Just laying next to your partner, cuddling, talking about the future - these are all very intimate acts that will make you feel close and connected to your partner.
3. Because sex does not solve actual issues!
If you’re having issues in your relationship, sex cannot solve them. It may momentarily help you avoid the issue all together, but the issue will crop up again - and in all probability in a worse way. So take this break time to actually try and understand your partner - mentally and emotionally, rather than just physically.
4. Because spending time outside the bedroom will help you discover new and exciting things...
About your partner, yes, but also about yourself and the world around you. Often in relationships, when you let sex become the main focus, you lose out on a lot of the other good things. Your partner can and should first and foremost be your friend. So go out there and be goofy together! Do all the silly and fun things that you’ve always wanted to. Trust us, you won’t regret it.
5. Because your desire will only build up...
Not die down. Refraining from anything for a while only makes you want it and value it even more. Sex is no different. Not having sex with your partner for a while will only make both of you want each other even more. It won’t make your relationship dull as many fear - rather, it will only help in spicing things up and adding that always welcome spark to your relationship.