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The Ten Relationship Commandments That Everyone Breaks

It takes a lot to make a relationship work. Every couple may be different, but they all need to observe these 10 Commandments if they're going to make it to the long haul. For more relationship Do's and Dont's, tune in to Rules of Engagement Weeknights 12AM ET and Wednesdays 8-10PM ET on WGN America.

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1. Thou shalt not commit P.D.A.

When the honeymoon phase becomes the "get a room" phase.
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When the honeymoon phase becomes the "get a room" phase.

2. Thou shalt not bottle things up.

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See above: what happens when holding little grudges turns into a week-long fight about leaving the toilet seat up.

3. Thou shalt never tell thy partner their butt looks big in "these jeans."

The answer is always "No." Always.
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The answer is always "No." Always.

4. Thou shalt not hog the remote.

When "I want to watch the end of the game" turns to "YOU RECORDED OVER MY SOAPS?!"
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When "I want to watch the end of the game" turns to "YOU RECORDED OVER MY SOAPS?!"

5. Thou shalt never stop celebrating important milestones.

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When "I can't believe I almost forgot your birthday" turns to "oh, today's our anniversary?!"

6. Thou shalt respect thy partner's space.

It starts with a few items on the nightstand, then a drawer, then a few drawers, then CHAOS.
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It starts with a few items on the nightstand, then a drawer, then a few drawers, then CHAOS.

7. Thou shalt not use thy partner's toothbrush.

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When there's only one toothbrush in the bathroom and you both think it's yours, it's time for an intervention.

8. Thou shalt not be a blanket hog.

Nobody is happy when they wake up shivering.
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Nobody is happy when they wake up shivering.

9. Thou shalt make thy own sandwich.

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It's not the 1950s, you can get up and make your own sandwich, man.

10. Thou shalt keep the spark alive.

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When "I'm not in the mood tonight" becomes a dry spell for the record books.

To make sure you don't fall down the path of sin, here are 10 more relationship rules to live by:

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Rules of Engagement airs Weeknights 12AM ET and Wednesdays 8-10PM ET on WGN America.