Can your relationship survive the next vacation
Relationships go through many phases. From falling in love to stages of happiness and doubts. And there's a moment when we realize we're married ... and have three children running around the living room. No matter what stage your relationship is, you can always test it. The best test for your relationship is travelling together. Here's why&how.
Stress your relationship
Exploring new places, and experiencing new cultures is exciting, that's for sure. Most of us loooove to travel. But travel can be also stressful. And yes, there's a study behind it. A study that suggests the small amounts of stress that happen on every journey have a protective effect on a relationship. Not sure how stress can build a stronger bond? Well, if your relationship survives these small stressors, you and your partner will be more equipped to survive the big ones – which will surely come over time.
Get to know your partner
Travel with your significant other will make you know him more. His or her habits, tricks, openness, agreeableness, neuroticism, narcissism, conscientiousness, almost everything. The working week is long. We spend more time with our co-workers than with our family friends, and spouses. That's why travelling with your significant other is essential. If you really want to know who you've married, book that trip to Seychelles!
Fall in love ... or not
Have you seen sexy Ethan Hawke in the movie Before Sunrise? Spend a night in Vienna, and wait for the magic to happen. Travel association conducted a study and found that 77% of couples who travel together have a deeper connection and a better sex life. People are more receptive to falling in love when they are on a trip to Greece than they are during a working week. We all feel much lighter and are more open to new things when on vacation. That's why falling in love with a perfect stranger is more likely to happen on your trip than in your office.
Bored and tired of your partner? Go on a vacation. The feelings you'll both experience during travel will deepen your connection and even make you forget about that last quarrel you've had. Whether you two just met or you're already married with five children, the best advice we can give you is to travel. Doing anything new or exciting will uplift you and make your relationship stronger. Scientifically proven.
As for your adventure in Vienna goes...maybe it'll be only a one-night stand, but memories will last a lifetime. Joie De Vivre.