I got together a list of woman that know how to sustain a long relationship read below to see what they have to say.
Married since March 31, 2001
Married for 11 Years
The secret to a long relationship? Communication and don't take each other for granted. We talk about everything. The one thing he taught me is that a relationship is not a 50/50 partnership. It is 100%/100%. If one spouse is working outside of the home, the other runs the household and does the usual chores. Doesn't matter if it is the husband or the wife. The responsibility falls to both people, not just one. And don't take advantage of that, either. If there is something you can do to help the other, do it. It also helps that we have a lot in common and just enough differences to make it interesting. I'm sure he and I will still be having great conversations well into our future. :)
Together with Jerry for 4 years
Jerry and I have been together 4 years. Our secret is to "pick our battles" and to always "have each others backs".
Robin Renee Ray
Married for 25 years.
Our secret is to "pick our battles" and to always "have each others backs".
We have been together for over 25 years and I believe its because we are completely different in every way. Some say you have to have at least a little in common but I disagree...we don't watch the same shows, we don't like the same music and for the most part we don't like doing the same things. But we do have that one thing...Love! And also I love to cook and he loves to eat..LOL
Our secret is to always agree to disagree! To listen even when you don't want to hear it.... I let him think he's right, even when I know I am. :)
Together for nearly 8 years
Live in seperate houses! LOL Okay, seriously, I don't know that there is a "secret" as Rick and I both have previously had marriages that lasted 20 years and then suddenly failed. But, I do know for us what works is honesty, patience, a sense of humor and not being ready to throw the towel in when there's a bump in the road. I think that's a lot of society's problem these days, we give up too easily. And the biggest of all is TRUST.
Have an awesome Monday!