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A New Normal

A New Normal: How to Strengthen Your Relationship While Coping with Major Changes

by: Julie Morris

Whether you and your partner have recently moved in together, are spending more time at home amid the COVID-19 outbreak, or you’re adjusting to another type of change in your relationship, adapting to a new normal can be a challenge for even the strongest of couples. However, the resources below can help you strengthen your bond, build intimacy at home, and eliminate some of the obstacles you could face while adjusting to a change in your relationship.

Adjust to Your New Normal

Moving In With Your Partner? These Therapist-Approved Tips Will Ease the Transition

5 Ways to Embrace Change in Your Relationship

How to Stay Balanced During Major Life Changes

Make Some Positive Changes at Home

The Simplest Way for a Couple to Boost Intimacy at Home

Learn How to Build the Perfect Home Gym

3 Smart Home Hacks to Help Your Health

Nine Date-Night Ideas to Try While You’re Stuck at Home

Try a Few Connection Exercises and Activities

18 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Strong

21 Couple’s Therapy Worksheets, Techniques, and Activities

5 Couples’ Activities That Are Scientifically Proven to Improve Your Relationship

Have Some Fun Together: 9 of the Best Board Games for Couples

7 Ways Couples Can Practice Self-Care Together

Don’t Forget About “Me” Time

Three Relationship Times: You Time, Me Time, and Us Time

Why Self-Care Makes You a Better Partner and Improves Your Relationships

5 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Alone Time in Your Relationship

Whether you and your partner have been together for a few weeks, months, years, or decades, coping with major changes to your relationship can be a challenge—but some changes can also help you to grow as a couple and strengthen your bond. After getting over a few major hurdles in your relationship, you’ll find that together you can overcome nearly anything at all.