Many relationships have the shelf life of a banana; great today, useless tomorrow. So when it comes to making one – a relationship, not a banana – last you need to have a few (or all) of the following to insure that you’re not back on Tender two weeks after changing your relationship status on Facebook from “Single” to well, “In a Relationship.” So here are 10 things you need to have to make sure your ship doesn’t sink.
10. A Special Place
Whether it’s where you had your first date, or where you two just love hanging out on the weekends – every couple should have that one spot where they can go when life seems overwhelming to hash out reality together.
Looks aren’t everything, but let’s be honest here. They are something. So when you feel like you’re getting comfortable, remember that sometimes it’s still nice and appreciated to dress up for one another.
We live in a time when people are constantly glued to their phones and whatnot. Cut that shit out when you two are together. It’s fine if you’re just hanging out at home, but on a date you should be focused on what one another is saying, not what a Kardashian is tweeting.