Christmas is coming! It’s a warm-and-fuzzy time of year, when everyone is feeling more generous and more loving…relationships are so much easier this time of year… right?
Erin Bethea is the star of ‘New Life’, a movie that she also wrote and produced. And she knows, like the rest of us, that actually, relationships sometimes get harder around this end-of-year showdown. The reality is, that relationships take work, no matter what time of year, or how long the relationship has lasted.
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Erin began her career as the star of the explosive faith-based film on fighting hard to save a marriage called Fireproof. In New Life, Erin shares that there are many reminders throughout the film of how important it is to show love to your partner each day.
“In the end the movie is not just a movie or a lesson on marriage, but more of a lesson on life,” she says. “It’s a reaffirmation of the human relationship, the limited time we each have, and at the end of the day, how we love in that limited amount of time.”
Here Erin offers her 10 tips, as demonstrated in snippets from the New Life movie, that will help keep the romance in your relationship going all year long.
1. Reminisce About When You First Fell In Love
2. Continue to Surprise Each Other
3. Apologies Are Important
4. Keep Things Interesting!
5. Make Time for Each Other
6. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
7. Tell Your Partner Why You Appreciate Them
8. Be Considerate of One Another
9. Deal With Things As a Team
10. Keep Saying “I Love You”
10 great tips, as demonstrated in the movie New Life that will help to keep the romance and connection in your relationship. Erin concludes by saying, “I hope people will come away from New Life full of hope, wanting to live better and to love better.”