Licensed marriage officiant and certified wedding coordinator

~ Specializing in multicultural and humanist ceremonies ~

"The Science Behind Maintaining Happy, Longterm Relationship":
http://bigthink.com/videos/helen-fisher-on-how-to-sustain-a-long-term-relationship


REAL TIPS FOR A REAL RELATIONSHIP

DO STUFF TOGETHER

The couple that plays together, stays together. Dance, play games, cook, go to the movies, work out...
Release those feel-good endorphins and strengthen your relationship.

SIMILAR DIET

Oft-overlooked criterion for a peaceful pairing. If she's vegetarian and you like steak, meal issue s will cause undue tension in your relationship. Unless you give up meat. But then resentment will creep in. Sharing food is pleasurable. And don't forget the apéritifs and coffee. Enjoy!

LITTLE THINGS... MEAN A LOT

Wish each other good morning and good night. Send each other texts throughout the day. Give each other token gifts "just because". And always make quality time for each other—no matter what.

PARTNER’S CAREER

Be supportive of your partner's career. If she finds football too violent and you're a quarterback, then she may resent you for staying with a job/sport she hates, and you will resent her for negating an intrinsic part of who you are.

RELIGION/PHILOSOPHICAL OUTLOOK

Remember the adage "Birds of a feather..." If you are atheist and she is devout, your relationship will be stressful at times. Unless you both walk on eggshells. Or you convert. But then we're back to negation and resentment again. Being on the same wavelength strengthens your emotional bond.

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Katherine Dimou, B.A., W.P.I.C.C.

Licensed officiant and certified wedding coordinator
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LifetimeCeremonies@yahoo.ca
 

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