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What's An Unconventional Rule In Your Relationship That Has Made Your Relationship Stronger?

Different strokes for different folks!

No two relationships look the same. Every couple has their own unique set of expectations, boundaries, and even rules in order to keep their relationship running smoothly.

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What works for some people may not work for others, and that's okay! But, when a couple finds a sort of "formula for success" in their relationship, it's worth noting!

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Perhaps you and your partner find that *not* posting each other on social media helps you feel grounded, present, and like you have a sense of privacy. Though you see many couples post photos of/with their partners, you find that keeping your relationship off the internet is a boundary that makes the two of you happier.

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Maybe you and your partner are polyamorous and allow one another to bring new people into the relationship as long as they follow your rules and openly communicate.

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Or, perhaps you have a rule that if you and your S.O. get in a fight, you pause before bed and allow yourselves to get a good night's sleep. You resume your discussion in the morning after you've both had the chance to reflect and let your emotions settle a bit. It helps you communicate more effectively, and you think it has made you a stronger couple.

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What's an unconventional rule you and your partner follow in your relationship that you think makes you a stronger couple? Tell us in the comments or submit anonymously using this form for a chance to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post.