By Brie Schwartz, REBDOOK.
Virtually everything you need to know about relationships, you learned in nursery school: Treat people as you want to be treated, clean up after yourself, and don't be a know-it-all. Since my husband and I share a studio apartment, which, given its size, would be more fitting for two toddlers to cohabitate in, we've had to resort to the basic rules of communication and playing nice in order to survive. Luckily, we we're both exemplary students.
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1. Share your crayons
You might not be keen on giving up that perfect shade of burnt orange, but if you want to take any colors from his box, it's critical that you compromise--on the canvas of your relationship, that is. As you get older, sharing craft supplies morphs into giving your time, closet space, and energy.
2. Put your toys away
Also, your dirty socks, dishes, and anything you can trip over on the way to the bathroom. Not participating in cleanup