No doubt you've read at least one clichéd list telling you to do something like "Take a road trip!" before you walk down the aisle. And, yeah, you should take a damn road trip. But it's far more important that you check off these must-do's-according to experts, each one will up your chances of having a happy marriage that goes the long haul. In case you need a reminder, here's why being single rocks.
Must-Do #1: Make exciting things happen-on a regular basis.
Every time you experience fun, new things together-like riding a roller-coaster or dancing until 3 a.m.-it triggers the release of two brain chemicals called dopamine and norepinephrine, which mimic the high you feel when you're head-over-heels in love. If you have a few people in your crew who are always throwing parties and inviting you and your guy along on their crazy adventures, you may be used to sitting back and waiting for fun, passion-boosting opportunities to come your way. But as time goes on, those friends may