10 Things About Long-Term Relationships That No One Ever Tells You About

6. You need to learn to forgive if you want to last.

Patience and understanding are going to be absolutely crucial in a relationship. Your partner is going to screw up every once in a while. And you have to learn to forgive them for it.

You can’t hold on to grudges. You can’t be holding on to contempt if you want love to grow in your relationship.

7. Sexual preferences and tastes are dynamic.

Just because your partner likes a certain move in the bedroom today doesn’t mean that they’re going to like it tomorrow as well. Remember that sexual preferences and tastes are very dynamic.

They are constantly changing and you both have to be able to adapt to each other’s needs.

8. You don’t need to fix all problems before going to bed.

It’s okay to go to bed angry at each other. Sometimes, there will be problems that will require several days’ worth of discussions in order for them to get resolved. And that’s fine. That doesn’t make you a bad couple.

9. You might find your partner’s cute quirks annoying eventually.

That one thing that you used to find cute about your partner? Well, it’s annoying now. And that’s okay. It’s part of adapting yourself and getting used to being with another human being for a large amount of time.

10. Arguments are perfectly normal.

And lastly, you’re going to fight one another. That’s fine. It’s all about how you are able to overcome your arguments that matters.