By Louisa Gonzales

The 2014 Grammy’s started off with a bang with a duet by Jay-Z and wife Beyonce on Sunday. Although Jay-Z was the one up for multiple awards this year for his Holy Grail album, the lovebirds both shared the glory up on stage. According to UsMagazine.com, the celebrity power couple performed a special track for the first time from Beyonce’s late December surprise album, “Drunk in Love”.

How can music help keep the spark alive in your relationship?

Cupid’s Advice:

When you first get together with your partner it feels new, fresh and exhilarating. However, after a while you can find yourselves falling into a rut in terms of your love life, especially when you have been dating for a long time. A couple needs passion and excitement to keep their love alive. How can one keep their relationship from becoming dull and boring? Cupid has some advice on how music can help keep the spark alive in your relationship:

1. Make each other mix-cd’s: Music is inspirational and speaks to many people. A songs lyrics can also reflect on how you view life, yourself or someone else. It could be fun to make each other a mix-cd that reflects on how you feel about one another and about your relationship. You can also pick out songs you would love to introduce to your lover, it can be a fun way to learn more about each other and connect in new ways.

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2. Write each other a song or sing to each other: If you two are feeling more on the creative side, it might be exciting to write or sing each other a song. Many people love being sang to or having a song created just for them, as it makes them feel special and loved. It can also be good to express your feeling on paper and get them out by singing them out loud to one another. Karaoke is another option, you can even sing a duet together. Have some fun, let loose and don’t take yourselves too seriously. Remember you are doing this to have a good time and try something new.

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3. Set the mood with music: Have you ever tried playing some music to help put you in the “mood” or spark up passion? Try playing some relaxing, sexy or up-beat tunes to lighten up the atmosphere and put you both on the same wavelength, especially when you are  hoping to spend some private and intamate time together. It can help with loosing  you both up and setting the right mood. Pick a song that works for both you and go from there, music has the power to change your moods so pick wisely.

Do you think music can help keep your relationship’s spark alive? Share your reasons on how below.