Making a marriage work, especially in today’s modern times where people meet by swiping left or right on a screen and breakup via automated voice messages, is no easy feat. Having a lasting relationship is not a given, but instead takes plenty of work, love and effort from both people in a couple.
In this post from Huffington Post, the writer asks her parents, who have been married for 32 years what their best pieces of advice are for making a marriage work and keeping the love, support and excitement alive that long. While the husband and wife each had different tips for those hoping to make their relationships last, the sentiment was the same among both of them: it takes equal work from both people in a couple, and both people have to want to make it work.
The wife’s biggest piece of advice? Both people have to contribute equally. A relationship will never work if one person puts more time, energy or care into the relationship than the other. Meanwhile, the husband stressed the importance of having fun with your significant other. If you can’t laugh together, or even at each other from time to time, and don’t have a genuinely good time together, there’s no hope for the relationship to survive. Read on for even more marriage tips.
Read the full article here: Love Advice After 32 Years of Marriage