How do happy couples stay in love, through good times and bad? Fortunately, the answer isn’t through luck or chance. As a result of hard work and commitment, they figure out the importance of following some relationship “musts.” One way is to develop a realistic view of committed relationships. Recognize that the crazy infatuation you experienced when your romance was new won’t last. A deeper, richer relationship, and one that should still include romance, will replace it. A long-term relationship has ups and downs, and expecting it to be sunshine and roses all the time is unrealistic. A good relationship must be worked on, and tended to, regularly to be successful.
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