Seven Ways to Know if Your Relationship Will Last

7-proven-9-20 While each relationship is unique, researchers have found some common, key traits of lasting relationships, such as kindness and generosity. The top way to know was to ask your friends. The know you better than you know yourself sometimes. Interesting the experts say wait at least 36 hours before having sex for the first time. The more effort you put into relationships the more stable the relationship.

Have a few and have fun

drunkA ten year research project analysing interviews with more than 2,700 couples found women were particularly unhappy in their relationship when they were the only drinker. “We’re not suggesting that people should drink more or change the way they drink,” said Dr Kira Birditt of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, who studies relationships across adulthood and authored the report. It seems it’s not just the drinking, but spending time together is the key to better relationships.