Hello Good-Bye

Successful couples say hello when they greet each other and good-bye when they part. They say good morning when they awake and good night when they go to sleep. These are small but meaningful rituals of connection.

It’s also important for couples to develop other rituals to stay connected, such as a weekly date night, a weekly check-in meeting, a phone call on the commute home, dessert or tea after dinner to talk about their day, or a weekend walk to catch up.

In our busy lives with work and kids, it’s easy for couples to lose track of one another. These suggested rituals are ways to routinize staying connected.