Traveling as a couple or as a family is not only an extremely fun thing to do, but also, an extremely healthy thing to do. Families who take regular family vacations tend to be closer, happier, and stronger. The same goes for couples!
When You Travel Together, You are Presented With Opportunity to Re-ignite Intimacy in Your Relationship
Between your family responsibilities and a crazy workweek, and staying sane despite an endless stream of digital distractions, life can quickly turn into dull gray routine. Don’t get me wrong; this ‘routine’ isn’t always a bad thing especially for some people where stability and security of life are crucial to their comfort and contentment. But when it comes to romantic relationships routine can get excruciatingly boring and become mundane. That’s why when you travel it gives you a much-needed escape from the monotony of everyday life back home. It presents you with time to rekindle the fire that once brought you together in the first place! Just think about new experiences and fresh memories to co-create more of.
How often do you check your emails and texts during the day? How hard is it for you, on a scale of one to ten, to leave your smartphone at home or hotel while you head out for the day? Let’s face it, people nowadays are so dependent on these digital innovations that it would be a practically impossible for them to go without these gadgets for an extended period of time.
You work as a team
Successful couples know how to problem solve and compromise, and there’s no better place to hone those skills than on the road. Planning and booking a trip, navigating an unknown city and coping with unexpected challenges – such as late trains, lost credit cards or even scammers – all require teamwork. The buzz you’ll get from overcoming such obstacles together will no doubt bring you closer and build trust.
You experience new things together
You don’t want to grow apart, so why not grow together? Perhaps quite literally, if the sight of tropical flora ends up inspiring you to spruce up your garden when you return home. Whether your tummies rumble in unison at the sight of unusual street snacks or you lock eyes and share a gleeful smile when you spot an exotic bird in the wild, the joint encounters and learning opportunities globetrotting gives you will help foster collective interests that will only make your connection stronger.
You will enjoy the present moment together
Travelling will help both of you be more present with one another. Travel allows you to simply enjoy the beauty of a new place and experience new cultures.
You will learn to appreciate the good things, exciting new places and the value of each other’s company. As you both enjoy new experiences you will appreciate the worth of each other’s time. Every moment moving forward will be a blessing to you because you’ve shared it with your partner.