15 Secrets To Marital Bliss From Longstanding Married CouplesWe are always told that marriage is never a walk in the park, but the good news is now it can be! Trust us, the flame NEVER needs to go out, even after many years of marriage. 15 longstanding married couples reveal their top secrets for an amazing marriage. Check them out how to make your marriage go the distance.
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Married life can be full of ups and downs! If you feel like your marriage is losing it's spark, check out our insightful secrets for maintaining marital happiness...
Happily ever after
Marriage can be just like in the fairytales. 15 longstanding married couples reveal their top secrets for an amazing marriage. Check them out how to make your marriage go the distance.
Never go to bed angry
'This is perhaps the golden rule of being married and staying married. Fighting with your partner is horrible, which is why it’s important to put bad feelings and bitterness to bed before actually going to bed.'
- Carly and James married 10 years.
Set a weekly date night
'Whether you opt for a low key date and head to the movie theater or to a fancy restaurant, it’s important to spend quality time together outside the house.'
- Mike and Lauren married 14 years.
'It may sound corny, but little gestures like this really hold a couple together over the years.'
- Ryan and Laurie married 17 years.
'A little bedtime kiss never hurt anyone and certainly won’t hurt your relationship. Some serious love and affection is just what the Doctor ordered.'
- Andrew and Taylor married 20 years.
‘I love you’
'Those three little words just never get old and as time goes on, they become more and more important.'
- Mark and Katy married 22 years.
'From taking out the trash to vacuuming, the secret to a long-lasting relationship is getting your hands dirty and sharing the workload.'
- Carl and Olivia married 25 years.
‘You look great today’ is a compliment that never gets old, even after years and years of marriage.'
- Steven and Kirsty married 27 years.
Call each other out
'When necessary, call each other out and express your feelings freely. Be honest with your emotions and don’t hold anything back or keep anything in.'
- Jim and Caroline married 28 years.
'A little random fun never hurt anyone! Being spontaneous and fun will keep your love for each other running strong.'
- Jean and Will married 30 years.
Listen to each other
'Listening to your partner and being there for each other through the tougher times is one of the main secrets to marital bliss.'
- Diane and Kirk married 30 years.
Social media ban
'What with working so much and other responsibilities, we don’t need to add another distraction to the mix! Keep your romantic life off social media and just spend time together.'
Chad and Alice married 32 years.
Make an effort to look sexy
'Being a little sexy every now and again is a great to keep your marriage in awesome shape. Letting loose and igniting the passion is an easy way to express your love for each other.'
Jon and Maria married 35 years.
Accept each other
'As the years of marriage roll on, people change, but the key thing is to accept the changes and embrace your love.'
- David and Emma married 35 years.
'Slow dancing or crazy dancing around the kitchen every so often may feel a little silly, but it will give you the chance to relax and get a little goofy together.'
- Henry and Grace married 40 years.