We meet Nellie Christine, who has been with her husband for 9 years and married for 3 years, and worries she is losing the lust and passion she previously felt in the relationship.
Shan explains that having a relationship evolve from passionate to more companion-based is normal and very common. She suggests having an open line of communication between each partner about what creates sparks for each person and making sure each person gets what they need.
Clinical psychologist Dr. Judy Ho also suggests couples need to work hard to break their daily life routines and notes that many of us began to people for granted. She suggests mixing up routines, possibly a date night or having sex in a different location than you usually do. She also says flirting should be happening, even in established relationships.
Shan also notes that mixing up who initiates the sex is important, explaining that a role reversal can help keep both people on their toes.
And in more from the sex and relationship department, find out how Shan and The Doctors suggest a viewer can help her partner better understand her mental health issues and not negatively affect their relationship in the video below.