10 Rules To Having A Great Relationship

In life, those things that are nurtured thrive and grow, but those things that are neglected or ignored tend to die. Here are some relationship rules th

1. Value Each Other's Interests

Value Each Other's Interests

If you love someone, take an act interest in what they love too. You might find that you actually enjoy it, or at least not hate it as much as you think you might.

2. Do Little Things That Mean Alot Rather Than Grand Gestures

Do Little Things That Mean Alot Rather Than Grand Gestures

Grand gestures are nice, but it's the little things that count. A nice walk on a warm night, a beautiful sunset, offering to cook her dinner, are all great ways to show your love.

3. Communicate And Ask For What You Need

Communicate And Ask For What You Need

Communication is the key in any relationship. If you are not getting what you want, talk to your partner. Don't bury it until you explode.

4. Curb Jealousy

Curb Jealousy

Jealousy is a relationship destroyer. If your jealousy if out of control, chances are there is something lacking in your relationship to make you feel secure. Talk about it.

5. Spite Will Get You Nowhere

Spite Will Get You Nowhere

Withholding sex, or doing other spiteful acts, to get back at your partner for hurting you, is doing nobody any good. Communicate and work it out.

6. Understand Each Other's Background

Understand Each Other's Background

Understand where each other is coming from. This is not just for bi-racial, or multi-cultural couples. Everyone has a history. Try to understand and be part of that and your relationship will be better for it.

7. Split The Bills

Split The Bills

Most problems in a relationship have to do with money. Splitting the bills as evenly as possibly is the best way to avoid resentment.

8. Nobody Else Understands Your Personal Relationship

Nobody Else Understands Your Personal Relationship

No matter how close your friends are, no one really understands your relationship the way you do. When asking your friends for advice, take it with a grain of salt and use your own best judgement in the end.

9. Do Not Get Your Sex Tips From Cosmo

Do Not Get Your Sex Tips From Cosmo

Cosmo is just a magazine. Don't take the quizzes and then try to show them to your guy. Work on your relationship on your own.

10. It's Healthy To Argue

It's Healthy To Argue

It's said that a couple who never argues has no passion. While screaming matches are the other extreme, a healthy disagreement is great for any relationship.