爱思英语编者按:不必为了和对方独处而每天多匀出一小时。记住以下六个词,保准你们立刻心心相印。

1. Be funny.
幽默
Kind-spirited humor can douse a hot argument, head off a fight, and turn the drudgery of household responsibilities and planning into something witty, smart, and hilarious. Stick with warm humor; sarcasm and snide remarks aren't relationship-builders.
善意的幽默可以平息激烈的争论,阻止一场战火,把家庭责任这件苦差事变得机智诙谐,妙趣横生。坚持温和的幽默。讽刺挖苦不利于感情的培养。



2. Be kissy.
亲吻
 
Saluting your spouse with a longer-than-usual kiss in the morning, at the end of the workday, and before you say good night telegraphs the good news that you still find him or her irresistible and wonderful.
早晨,下班后,睡觉前,给亲爱的他(她)一个长长的吻,让他(她)感受到在你心目中他(她)仍是那么美好,富有魅力。

3. Be appreciative.
欣赏
 
You can never appreciate your spouse too much. He or she needs to hear how much you admire the way he or she gets the bills paid, organizes the kids' activities, made that tasty shrimp scampi last night, rewired the basement, cleared out three months' worth of old magazines from beside the couch, or got the trash out to the curb just in time for pickup.
再怎么赞扬你的配偶都不为过。当他(她)把账单付好、组织孩子们的活动、烹制美味的海蜇虾、将地下室的电线重新弄好、把沙发旁3个月的旧杂志清理掉或者出去倒垃圾时正好赶上垃圾车,这些时候他(她)都希望听到你的称赞。

4. Be surprising.
惊喜

Bring home an unexpected little gift. Get the car serviced before he changes the oil. Deliver breakfast in bed next Saturday (then pop a Looney Tunes DVD into the TV for the kids and lock your bedroom door).
带回家一份意想不到的小礼物。在他换油前就把车保养好了。在某个周六把早饭送到他(她)的床前(给孩子们播放巨星总动员的DVD,然后锁好你们的门)。



5. Be historical.
回忆

Play the songs you two loved best when you were courting. Bring out your wedding album after dinner and leaf through it together. Bring up the good times from your past -- you'll both get a glow and feel lifted up as you remember your passion.
播放你们恋爱时最喜欢听的那首歌。在晚饭后拿出你们的结婚相册,一起慢慢的翻看。回忆你们过去的美好时光——重温激情的过去,两人都会感到愉悦。

6. Be forgetful. 更多信息请访问:http://www.24en.com/
忘记

Forgive your spouse's human shortcomings, then forget them. Nobody's perfect, especially under stress. (Hmmm ... could that include you?) Graciously overlooking flaws, errors, and gaffes sets a sweetly gracious tone for your relationship.
原谅配偶的缺点,然后忘记这些缺点。金无足赤,人无完人。尤其当他(她)压力很大的时候。(嗯……这也包括你吧?)宽容地对待缺点、错误和过失,为你们的关系奠定一个甜蜜而亲切的基调。



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