Studies on marital satisfaction show that couples feel closer when they make a habit of periodically sharing new experiences. You don’t have to go on a ’round the world vacation. Trying a new restaurant, taking a class, doing a home-improvement project, and other experiences like it all count. When a couple shares a new experience, they learn something about life and each other and they feel better about each other because of it. Today, think of a new thing you’ve wanted to do or try and suggest doing it together with your spouse!
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