Whether you’re a giver or a receiver, massages are a great way to physically connect with your partner and unwind after a long day at work. In fact, scientists state that giving a massage can be equally as good for you as receiving one as it helps to strengthen relationships.
Massages are an extremely effective way to help reduce the physical effects of stress on the body, and when your partner gives one, it makes it even more intimate and enjoyable.
Improves Relationship Satisfaction
A massage is a great way to show and share affection with your partner, and it can also make you feel appreciated and valued within your relationship. Taking just twenty minutes out of your day before you go to bed to either give your partner a massage, receive one (or both) can have a hugely positive impact on your relationship.
Can Help Ease Aches and Pains
As well as the obvious aiding of muscle aches or pains, massages can also potentially be helpful for digestive disorders, headaches, and insomnia.
Forms a Connection
A massage allows you to be intimate with your partner, without actually engaging in sexual activity. Many couples claim that giving one another a massage is enjoyable simply as it helps them to care for one another and develop a deep physical connection.
Promotes Happiness and Wellbeing
One of the primary positive outcomes of giving your partner a massage is that it helps physiological changes in the brain that are associated with feelings of happiness. This feeling is usually then followed by long periods of calm and can eventually lead to improved health and wellbeing as it continues to calm both you and your partner consistently. As a result, you can then find it helps aid sleep leaving you both feeling well-rested and rejuvenated!