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How Curiosity Can Spark the Revival of Your boring Relationship

Whether your relationship started with passion and fireworks, or it warmed slowly from a friendship, you both initially felt a strong connection. Over time, though, you may have run out of things to say. And now you may be wondering whether it’s time to acknowledge that the relationship is over. Before you give up on it, you may want to try to revive it.

When you find yourself hearing, “Blah, blah, blah” as your partner talks, it may be a sign that you and your partner are on autopilot. At that point, choose to get curious. By engaging in curious behaviors – such as asking questions and wondering about a situation – you may awaken your feelings of curiosity about your partner. That is, you may feel motivated to get to know them better. And this can lead you out of the current apathetic relationship and back into an actively caring one.

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