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    How do you keep a long term relationship strong? Any advice you would give from those in short term relationships at the moment?
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    I've been in a relationship for the last 7 years and the only advice I can give you is the obvious - be truthful and loyal, have fun together but also still have some time to yourself and keep your old interests and most of all, respect each other. For me and my partner, it hasn't been a struggle to keep our relationship strong and alive and I imagine for a couple that is well suited, it'll be the same for them too. We still argue, he still annoys the absolute hell out of me and makes me want to pull my hair out and sometimes he bores me when he talks about computers non stop but they situations happen nowhere near as much as the happier times happen.

    Our honeymoon period ended after dating for about a year/year and a half and we adjusted to it easily. It can be make or break for any couple as it's not all sunshine and rainbows once the honeymoon period ends but if you are well suited then its just another stage to a relationship and feelings change but in a good way. You still get the butterflies sometimes but overall there's a deeper feeling of love, trust and companionship that feels a lot stronger than what was felt at the start of the relationship.

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    Have fun with each other, try new things, sex her good, listen to her, work towards a future together, be nice, faithful etc are but a few I can think of although it isn't black and white.
    Honeymoon period should last forever IMO.
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    Currently in a 2 year relationship (Kind of long term)

    1) (FOR GUYS) If you have a penis below 5/6 inches then forget about long term relationships/ Can't last more than 10mins.
    2) You don't have to do everything together. Things get boring, it's okay to not speak for a few hours.
    3) Be open, if you can't laugh about the same things together then it's a no go.
    4) Don't cheat/ get caught cheating.

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    Change your look evEry so often...looking at the same thing can get boring after awhile

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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    How do you keep a long term relationship strong? Any advice you would give from those in short term relationships at the moment?
    It's pretty simple stuff.

    Be kind, loyal, considerate, compromise and remember the most important thing is companionship.

    It must be a two way street too.


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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Our honeymoon period ended after dating for about a year/year and a half and we adjusted to it easily. It can be make or break for any couple as it's not all sunshine and rainbows once the honeymoon period ends but if you are well suited then its just another stage to a relationship and feelings change but in a good way. You still get the butterflies sometimes but overall there's a deeper feeling of love, trust and companionship that feels a lot stronger than what was felt at the start of the relationship.
    “Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion, it is not the desire to mate every second minute of the day, it is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every cranny of your body. No, don't blush, I am telling you some truths. That is just being "in love", which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.”

    ― Louis de Bernières, Captain Corelli's Mandolin
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    (Original post by Profesh)
    “Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion, it is not the desire to mate every second minute of the day, it is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every cranny of your body. No, don't blush, I am telling you some truths. That is just being "in love", which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.”

    ― Louis de Bernières, Captain Corelli's Mandolin
    This is why people don't over there exs for like 10 years. Get lost Louis you are making us miserable.
 
 
 
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