8 Surprising Couples’ Milestones in Every Relationship

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The first time you try to cook for him…and fail miserably.
I'll never forget the first time I failed miserably at trying to impress by then-boyfriend-now-husband with ... more 
Photo by: Image via NicoleAbalde
The first time you try to cook for him…and fail miserably.
I'll never forget the first time I failed miserably at trying to impress by then-boyfriend-now-husband with my culinary skills, probably because it was only our second date. The night of the incident went down on Sweetest Day, when I tried to whip up a batch of brownies for my sweetie - and failed epically. Somehow, I managed to ruin not one, not two, but three pans of boxed brownies. Honestly, I'm still embarrassed about this. But on the plus side, we now have a nice little tradition of making brownies for Sweetest Day every year in a remembrance of how far we have come together. In the kitchen, of course.
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Fri, Dec 13, 2013 2:27 PM EST

Everyone knows that relationships can lose their spark after awhile. In fact, I thought that our first year of marriage was nowhere near the hardest, simply because there were so many exciting milestones that happened in our relationship ... the first apartment, our first baby, our first joint checking account, our first house, etc. And although those were all the "typical" milestones, when I look back, I realize that there are a lot more than the usual suspects when it comes to the milestones that every couple will go through in a relationship. And maybe, just maybe, the more surprising milestones are actually more important than you may realize. Click through for 8 surprising milestones of every relationship goes through! -By Chaunie Brusie

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