College sweethearts Ashley and Aron Bruhn not only live together; the twosome also maintains Hither and Tither, a blog of their lives and adventures, as a pair. The couple knows what it takes to a build a solid relationship, and they're here to fill you in.
1. Treat your partner as you would any best friend.
2. Don't romanticize drama. Your partner is someone you want to see happy, not hurt. So when you do fight, fight clean. You know their soft spots: Guard them rather than exploit them, and apologize when you're wrong.
3. Talk to each other. A lot. We go on plenty of walks together, which means quality conversation while we're not multi-tasking on the internet or catching up between commercials. It's a time to share dreams alongside mundane details of the day, a bit of juicy gossip, or maybe a joke.
4. It never hurts to hug or kiss when one ofRead More »from 8 Stay-Close Secrets for a Stronger Relationship