1. Becoming Best Friends, Not Just Partners
It is important to have romantic chemistry, but being friend is important too. You should feel comfortable talking to each other and joking with each other just like you would do with your best friend .
2. Getting Along With Parents
If he/she is close to their parents, then you will want to be accepted by them so there won’t be any friction. It is important for some families to share same home, so you don’t want to be an alien to them.
3. Being Able to Travel Together
Travel with someone can be stressful, we process difficulties differently in travelling, like foods, transportation etc. So you must be able to accept each other preferences during traveling and enjoy the travel.
4. Not Feeling Pressured To Be Perfect
At the beginning when you moved in with your partner, you will be well aware of the clothing you are wearing, smell of your body, your breath but you can not maintain the perfect image whole life, You have to be comfortable with your partner. You have to reveal you true self.
5. Achieving Unconditional Love
In a relationship, we often use the term “UNCONDITIONAL LOVE”, which is not always true. We always expect the same love from our partner. It is okay at the beginning but for a long term, you must give up the expectation of perfect love. You must love your partner without expecting anything in return.
6. Having The Best Sex You Can Together
Some may think, being in long term relationship can fade the spark which we have at the beginning. But it is not true. Once you find someone you love, you both should continue to strive to please each other in bed.
7. Being Able To Properly Communicate
Communication is the key for any successful relationship. As the relationship grows, we trend to make less effort in communications, we started taking things for granted. For a long term relationship, you should make more efforts in communicating to each other. Even when you are staying together, don’t miss a change to call them when they are out or they are coming home late.
8. Getting On The Same Page About Your Future
Obviously before you started dating, you had your own priorities. But since you are together now, you must set goal for both of you. You might be good now, but what about tomorrow? This is definitely a goal since you both don’t want to waste time.
9. Growing Together
Being in long term relationship means you will inevitably grow and change, but the real trick is doing that together, so that you won’t be torn apart. Helping each other, trying to know each other insecurities and helping to overcome that is part of growing and learning about each other.
10. Making It Forever
We may have set different goals for the newly started relationship but being in love with the same partner forever should be the first goal in any relationship. There will be ups and downs in any relationship, but if you try to achieve these little things in your relationship, You can make it to the forever.