If your romantic relationship got derailed this year, you are not alone. Many couples struggle to be in sync and prioritize their relationship in the hecticness of daily life, especially the longer you've been together. The good news is, the start of the new year is always a good time to refresh your optimism and efforts toward your romantic relationship. Here are five resolutions you can make as a couple to help recommit and breathe fresh life into your partnership:

1. Resolve to learn at least one new thing about each other.

Achieving longevity in a relationship is a major accomplishment. However, finding new things about your partner that keep you excited can become a challenge. Luckily, most people continue to grow and change in relationships. Even if you think you know your partner well, you may be surprised to discover subtle differences you may have missed. This year make it a point to learn about any new interests, dreams, or concerns your partner may have developed. Find ways to get involved in these parts of each other's lives that you haven't known much about yet.

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