What 47 Years Of Marriage Can Teach You

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Want to know the secrets of a satisfying, long-lasting relationship? Read this article.

Okay, so this one doesn't have to be about stuff that significant. Maybe it's more like what to have for dinner that night, or who gets to choose the movie you watch. It's the little things that add up to have a big impact on partner and relationship happiness.

  • Surround yourself with people who can offer you support. We lived in Connecticut when I was growing up, far from our biological family, who lived in the Midwest. But we lived on a street with several families who became our "Connecticut family," and with whom we shared holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions. Expecially when you face inevitable challenges in life, it's essential that you have support, people you can call on anytime to lend a hand. If your own family can't be there, find a support group or friends or neighbors who can.
  • Happy anniversary, Mom and Dad!

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