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Advise for a happy marriage?

What do you do to make love and passion last during many years of marriage ?

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lillyblue111

Asked by lillyblue111 at 11:26 AM on Jan. 26, 2011 in Relationships

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  • communication and affection... Letting each other know you appericate what each other do. Hubby and I hit a ruff patch and things r working out great
    Claudiomom

    Answer by Claudiomom at 11:28 AM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • HONEST communication is the first and foremost important thing in any relationship. Platonic or Romantic. If you don't have honest communication then it won't work out, regardless. To keep passion alive you need to really tune into one another and give the affection and attention each other needs/wants. Whether it's smothering them with romance or just simply treating them to a nice home cooked meal once a week. It's important to tune into your partner and really do what they like/want to keep them happy. As well as them doing the same for you.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:32 AM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Communication, Yes. Love Yes. Honesty , yes. but most importantly, You have to LIKE the person! Like really really like them. Like if you had no romantic inclination towards this person, would you still hang out with them & be friends?? THAT my friend is the key.
    Mblessesd4x

    Answer by Mblessesd4x at 12:22 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I think there are four C's to a healthy relationship : communication, compromise, consideration (includes appreciation, etc), and commitment (which includes honesty, etc.).
    bandgeek521

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 1:18 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • My best advice based on the ups & downs (really horrible times and really great times) of my 25 year marriage.


    Always make your interpersonal relationship (man/woman relationship) a priority in life.


    Open honest and safe communication about anything & everything is a must.


    Love, laugh, flirt, joke and play year 20 just like you did year 1. What keeps those "in love" feelings flowing, is acting on those feelings. We feel "in love" because of our actions and our partners actions. We do things to make one another feel those feelings. Want to keep feeling them throughout the years, keep putting those feelings out there. 


    Do your absolute best to show one another your love and appreciation every day. Life has a way of getting in between a couple. A couple can work together to keep that from happening.


    * Always work together never against one another.

    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 5:05 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • COMMUNICATE
    ElenaC419

    Answer by ElenaC419 at 6:05 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

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