This fact sheet, updated in 2022, is one of six Purdue Extension publications about couple relationships that list strategies and activities for enhancing a relationship. You can increase the number of positive experiences in your relationship by increasing fond and affectionate thoughts about your partner and your relationship. Remember why you love each other. Remember what brought you together. Think about times you have been kind to each other. This will help you stay connected with your partner rather than distance you from him or her. This fact sheet gives some examples of negative and positive thoughts.
Last Review Date - 9/1/2015
Shruti S Poulsen