1. Decide your own definition of "happy".
2. Make time for things you enjoy doing together.
3. Find common causes.
4. Try to make extended family a priority.
5. Encourage each other's dreams.
7. Keep things sweet, special, sexy.
8. Try and enjoy something your spouse wants to share.
9. Give his/her friends a chance.
10. Agree on time issues.
11. Don't compare your relationship to others.
12. Beware of secrets.
13. Create your own relationship boundaries.
14. Laugh together. Often.
15. Accept growth and change.
16. Give each other space!
17. Agree to disagree.
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