When you have found that special person, you can feel the sparks are flying. However, a stable relationship is more than holding hands and remembering your first date. So what is the secret to a long-lasting relationship? There is not a magical answer, but some couples have specific habits they practice together without even knowing it.
This article isn’t meant to be a checklist to see if you and your partner pass some type of test. Don’t determine your love for each other off of this list. Instead, keep reading for the top traits found among healthy couples.
1. Relaxing Together
Many people think that they have to be actively doing something with their partner in order to maintain their relationship, but the quiet times matter too. Even just sitting on the couch and watching television together is enough.
If they’re on the bed reading, grab a book and read by their side. Do chores together and help each other out from time to time. Sometimes, it’s just doing the normal things together that matter.