With everyone having hectic schedules, it can be challenging to stay in touch with those you value. Technology helps with tweets, posts, instagrams and emails. But what we lose with technology is actually doing something with our loved one. Having face-to-face time and sharing experiences strengthen relationships.   Try these personal relationship tips to strengthen your bonds. References for these tips are at the end of this post. Every Monday, we tweet a personal relationship tip. Click here to follow us on Twitter.

Reconnect with friends by inviting them to join you in an activity – lunch, vacation, dinner party, theater, etc.

Help widowed friends through their healing journey by pointing out their progression since their spouse’s death.

When speaking with friends, give them your undivided attention – which means put down your smartphone and listen.

Before you become an “empty nest”, reconnect with your spouse with activities that do not include your kids.



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