A couple that can laugh together, even mid-row, is in a healthy place. Developing a relationship with yourself, deepened by solitary pursuits, hobbies and taking time out from work and relationships, will pay huge dividends with your partner.
You have a wealth of shared memories to laugh over. Rather than fearing getting older, remember that many couples in a long relationship find these to be their happiest years together. She has been the agony aunt for 'Cosmopolitan’ magazine since 1970 Forget trouble for a little while and laugh together.
A good laugh is like good sex: spontaneous and uninhibited and an act that unites two beings as one.
An ally in the family can also fill in aspects of the past that may help you to understand your partner. If you’re tempted to check your partner’s inbox or online history, stop, talk to yourself (whatever the psychologists say, it’s good for you).
Ask, “Wait a minute, am I doing this because I think my partner is up to no good?
A good relationship is about navigating the numerous differences between you – over politics, food, money, how to raise children.