I've been dating this girl for about a year and a half, and I fell completely in love with her. She is very attractive, good sense of humor, overall just a great girlfriend. We get in a lot of fights, mostly because lately shes become sort of annoying to me. I don't want to admit this to her, because it'll hurt her feelings of course. The main problem in our relationship is that I don't feel that "spark" anymore and iImiss it terribly. I want to feel like I'm wanting to get into something exciting and new again. Like the feeling you get when you just meet a girl and she's really into you, and you start pursuing her, and you kiss her for the first time. I just love her way too much to break up with her, but I really want that spark. I feel like I'm starting to fall out of love, also. What should I do?
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