If you want to trigger a healthy debate among couples in your crowd, ask this question: How Much Privacy in a Relationship Is Acceptable? Jenni Jacobsen LCSW interviewed couples for a Marriage.com blog post and you may be surprised to read what she learned: Every subject responding to her query said that both parties in a relationship deserve some degree of privacy to keep romance alive—but only if they don’t keep secrets!
- Respect each other’s privacy and your romance blossoms in many ways:
- Relationships are stronger when partners are sensitive to each other’s privacy needs.
- Realize that not every person’s concept of privacy is the same.
- Failure to respect privacy can erode romance so badly, bonds are easily broken.
- Having conversations about each partner’s privacy needs feeds long-term relationships.
- Privacy is good for both partners’ sanity while strengthening romantic bonds.
Finding space to be alone together is no easy fete!
The kids need homework help. Finding time to grocery shop is challenging. Your boss wants that assignment when? Having discussions with loving partners gets more problematic when people outside your relationship compete for your attention. Breaking away can be critical to maintaining your bond, so taking a vacation that offers you two the serenity, romance, and quiet needed to regain your equilibrium can be a lifesaver.
The ideal environment? A small private island free of crowds, constraints, and the pressures of society: Manta Island Resort off the Belize coast where it’s easy to leave pressures behind to go about the business of enjoying each other. This lush natural atoll offers rare opportunities to have meaningful private moments with each other, and for those with different privacy needs, there are endless opportunities to select tours as a pair, or individually.
She can join a snorkeling group while he dives into the Blue Hole. While he updates his dive certification, she can start the process. Go fishing while your partner visits the onsite spa. You each grab your share of fun before reuniting at the day’s end. Best of all, these opportunities are bundled into epic all-inclusive packages and add-ons, allowing you both to tailor your stay to your exact specifications.
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It can be hard to leave your Manta accommodation once you discover your comfy, ocean-facing digs offering true privacy when you need it most, and since delicious dining is always on the Black Coral Restaurant menu, you’ll love the fact that meals come with your package.
Are you worried that achieving your goals of romance and privacy will wipe out your savings? Here’s the biggest boon of all: Qualify for a current special and reduce your holiday tab. Is it possible to prioritize romance and privacy? You bet. But you need the right venue, and no destination can nurture your relationship more than Manta Island Resort where the packages are epic and so are your chances of falling in love all over again.