Even if they think someone else is cute, an individual can avoid breaking up by consciously belittling or ignoring another prospect.
You have to recognise and believe that your partner is brilliant, and that your relationship by extension is too.
Always believe the best in your other half. Even if they make a mistake, look for reasons why they probably won’t do it again.
You don’t have to agree on everything, but you do sometimes have to agree to disagree.
Sometimes you have to let self-interests go for the good of your relationship.
Ticking little items off your partner’s to-do list leads to stronger interdependence.
Look for opportunities to alleviate one another’s troubles at work or personal dramas.
Random acts of kindness don’t need to be huge; little signs of affection make the world go around.
Let the other person know you appreciate them.
Yep, praying for your partner, whether it’s in religious or non-religious terms, is said to be something that keeps people focussed and together.
Don’t let there become something in your relationship that isn’t spoken of.
Relationship appraisals don’t sound too romantic, but regular check-ins about how things are going can work wonders.
If the other person wants to talk, make sure you’re all ears.
Diffuse negativity with laughter—just make sure it’s not the sarcastic kind.
Yep, a good old-fashioned date night is as good as anything else for keeping the spark alive.