7 Ways to Maintain Intimacy No Matter What’s Happening

Jam-packed schedules, financial stress, growing your family, losing loved ones… there’s a lot that can put your relationship on the back burner. Use these ideas to maintain the intimacy and ensure you don’t lose what you’ve worked so hard for.

Wendy Miller


There are so many things that can cause stress and drive a wedge between you and your partner. Whether it’s a schedule that makes it difficult to see each other, a new baby that leaves you sleep deprived, grieving the loss of a loved one, or any of a million other things, it only takes one and you might not even notice until the distance between you is huge.

There are a few things that we can do before anything happens to ensure that we keep our connection and intimacy with our significant other. These things are simple and easy, and can be done daily to ensure that we’re always aware and on top of how things are going in our relationship.

Prioritize yourself

This might seem counterintuitive. If this is about maintaining intimacy and connection with your partner, how does prioritizing yourself help with that? It helps in a few ways.