The good news is, if your relationship boredom is all about missing the thrill, you can trick your brain with exciting activities and novel situations.
Consciously remind yourself of all the things they do that light up your day, like their smiley face pancakes, divine shoulder massages, and saintlike tolerance of your mania for show tunes.
Brittany was experiencing a couple of common long-term relationship problems.
All long-term relationships will invariably ebb and flow after the initial ardor wears off, but some will dead-end in dissatisfaction.
There’s also something to be said about intuition—perhaps you can’t articulate the exact way your relationship is failing, but your gut says it’s over.
When you feel that way, it’s a sure sign something is amiss.