5 signs your marriage has gone cold—and what to do about it

Has your relationship been feeling a little, well... boring? Try these tips to give it a jumpstart.

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Every marriage has its highs and lows, good days and bad. But what if you sense yours has landed in a rut—and you’re not sure how to dig out?

“Fifty and older is generally the time when individuals are forced into a stage of exploring how far they’ve come and where they are going,” says Lisa Bahar, a licensed marriage and family therapist in Dana Point, CA. This moment of self-reflection can lead to frustration, which may then be revealed in trivial arguments, a lack of communication and little, if any, sex.

Find out if your relationship needs a jumpstart by reviewing these five cooling signs and ways to rekindle the romance.