The idea is to get a group of employees and managers out together to participate in various activities, while at the same time, building and improving on issues ranging anywhere from trust to better communication.
Why not try some team building for your relationship?
Not that you have to come out and tell your guy specifically that you'll be working on team building, but definitely think about putting together a list of things that the two of you can work together on as a team.
Team building works because it gives specific responsibilities to each person, and the goal cannot be achieved without each member of the team completing their part of the project.
The end result is a goal achieved, a project completed and the satisfaction that comes from a job well done.
What team building also does is to give the opportunity to depend on and support each other to get the job done. There is a bond that forms from doing things together as a team. Whenever two people go through an experience together, it creates memories and draws the two of you into a closer relationship.
Some examples of team building for your relationship include cooking meals, washing/drying the dishes, painting or remodeling a home, shopping, building something or yardwork.
It doesn't have to cost a lot to get some great team building activities going, and you may even be doing this already without even realizing it.
By depending on each other to finish the parts of the project you are responsible for, and then putting it together at the end, results in the completion of a project or job that you can both feel proud of. High fives and hugs are encouraged!
If you're looking for ways to spend more time together, and do a bit of team building for your relationship in the process, come up with some ideas of projects around the house and ask your guy if he'd like to help you out with whatever it is. Explain your vision for the idea and ask for his suggestions as to how to make it better. Then sit down and divide up the tasks so you can each contribute to the project.
You'd be amazed at the great conversations that come up while you are relaxed and focused on completing your tasks. Projects such as cooking meals tend to bring up memories of past
experiences. You and your guy can share stories about baking cookies with mom when you were kids, or a favorite meal that you loved when you were little that you haven't had in forever.
These are the moments that make you feel close and secure, forming a deeper bond between the two of you. All of this from chopping onions. Who knew?
Take the time to think of ways you can work on some team building for your relationship.
Even small projects can lead to big connections with your man.