I'm so blessed to have him. He is faithful, honest and we love each other to the moon and back.I couldn't ask for more. Trust love and faithfulness makes a relationship. If you don't have that you don't have anything.
Exclusivity, since you arent dating for the sake of it (there is actually purpose and longevity) why not have a coming out? why not just announce through your actions and the way you represent her that she is yours and vice versa? Exclusivity! so that people know its a relationship covenant between just two.
Last one is most impt to me! Thankfully he knows it! He never fails to express his thanks even when it's the simple mundane things i do eg cook his dinner. I'm glad he knows never to take the things i do for him for granted! That's very impt for a lasting strong relationship
Don’t wait for people to smile. Show them how. Let your guard down. Talk to someone you don’t know straight from your heart. Compliment them. Don’t anticipate awkwardness. Just be you in that beautiful way only you know and give them the chance to smile and connect with you. Remember, your best friend was once a stranger too. - via: http://www.marcandangel.com/2011/05/08/88-ways-to-make-a-stranger-smile/
You give people the power to hurt you. > You can survive and thrive without abusive relationships. You don’t “need” her or him. You had a life before this person and eventually you’ll have a much better life post Ms. or Mr. Crazypants. > You’re not responsible for your spouse’s, partner’s or ex’s happiness, failures, shortcomings or bad behaviors. > The person who you want your spouse or partner to be is in conflict with the person she or he is in reality. > Continuing to...