19 People Share What It Actually Takes To Stay Married - ZVEIL

19 People Share What It Actually Takes To Stay Married

by Tom Vellner May 31, 2017

Take it from the pros. H/T Quora.

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Keep dating each other.

Keep dating each other.

"Dating is an important part of keep the relationship healthy. If you are not dating, start. Make it simple. Go to the park and eat sandwiches. Talk about good memories and future plans. Don’t talk about work, breakdowns, or difficult issues."

Jay Pyatt

Disney

Don't just love them — like them.

Don't just love them — like them.

"After the intoxication of love and lust wear off, do you like the other person as a person. Seems obvious you have to like who you marry, but many get carried away in the romance and whirlwind events of engagement and marriage and find out later they actually wouldn't pick their partner if hypothetically there was no attraction and they were choosing a friend. So liking your partner as a person outside of attraction is a must."

Barry Webber

NBC

Go bungee-jumping.

Go bungee-jumping.

"According to Psychology Today, couples can improve their love for each other when they spend their time together exploring new and challenging activities. If you’re going to go bungee jumping for the first time, your relationship will benefit when you and your partner face this challenge together. If you’re not up to bungee jumping, seek out mentally challenging ways to spice up your daily routines."

Srinivas Krishnaswamy

ABC


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