The following are not based on any scientific research. The top 10 is my opinion on what makes marriages/relationships happy and last longer than a typical Hollywood union.
The all important “F” word — FUN.
Never Stop Dating.
A pair of verbal boxing gloves. Duke it out fairly, let each other know what you’re pissed off about, get over it and move on.
A bad memory.
Those important three little words: “Let’s go out.”
Go ahead and go to bed mad at each other. However, you both have to get naked, sit on the bed, facing each other and hold hands. See how long the argument will last then?
Guys: put the seat down. Gals: pick your battles, toilet paper over the top, or under—it doesn’t matter.
There is no such thing as a perfect marriage/relationship, so scrap that whole notion, because it doesn’t exist. Perfection is overrated anyway, however, there are perfect moments filled with laughter, love, sitting on the couch necking, splashing each other in puddles when you walk in the rain, text each other naughty messages (just don’t punch in the wrong number, it’s embarrassing, not that happened to me or anything )
Two of my favorite quotes:
“If we discovered that we had only five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to stammer that they loved them.”– Christopher Morley
“We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.” – Agnes Repplier
Would love to hear your tips, opinions or favorite quotes on this subject?
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