One of the great misconceptions of all time about love and relationships is this—just do the big things and everything will turn out well. And what do the big things include? For starters the list includes “having financial stability in your relationship,” “being in love is all that matters,” “having a good job and a house in the suburbs,” and so it goes. But the truth is, these big things are important, but they are only a by-product of doing the simple things.
No love has blossomed or been sustained without doing the “simple things.” Big things don’t matter until you have mastered the art of doing the simple things in your relationship. By doing the simple things each day to build and sustain your loving relationship you can divorce proof your marriage.
It is an established fact, successful love is based on an accumulation of the simple things. If you want your marriage and your relationship to succeed, just do the simple things! Do them day in and day out. When your relationship has mastered the “simple things” you have a chance to make it work. You have a chance to make it last. But if you don’t, well, failure is an option.
There is another important fact of life when it comes to love and relationships—there will be big challenges to address in your relationship, of that you can be sure. You might have to deal with financial setbacks, serious illness, the loss of a job, or the death of a loved one. And trust us on this—if your relationship with the one you love has mastered the art of doing the simple things day in and day out, the likelihood of your marriage being divorce proof through the tough times are multiplied many times over.
So what are these simple things? Here is a list of 50 examples of the simple things that matter to get you started. Don’t wait—start today doing as many of the simple things as you can and then start your own list of simple things you can do to make your love last forever.