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Tips for Keeping Relationships Fresh

Keeping the spark in a long-term relationship isn't easy, but there are ways to nurture each other and keep the home fires burning.

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Not everyone is looking for a long-term relationship, but most people who are in committed relationships are interested in keeping love alive for the duration. If everyone could afford regular romantic getaways, it might be easier. And if our time, money and energy weren't already dedicated to carrying out our busy lives, we might have more of it for planning romantic evenings, giving thoughtful gifts and maintaining a robust sex life. The truth is that most of us have limited funds and other demands on our time and money that make it hard to prioritize quality time with our significant others.

Thankfully, there are things you can do to bring a renewed sense of vitality to your relationship that don't involve spending large chunks of your savings or your time. Experts agree that a healthy sex life is key, with good communication the hand that turns it. Here are five positive ways to nurture these aspects of your relationship and keep the home fires burning.

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