Amazing advice from real married couples and people who have seen, studied, and lived really good love.
“Remember that every trait you love about your mate has a corresponding not-so-lovable flip side. So if you adore them for thinking outside of the box, don’t beat them over the head for not fitting in with the Joneses. Embrace what’s unique. That’s worth more than all the Joneses in the world.” —Kerry Ehrin, writer and producer for NBC’s Parenthood and Friday Night Lights
Cut the apron strings, already
“After 30 years of helping couples buy and sell real estate, I’ve learned that how involved the in-laws are is a good predictor of happiness. If either spouse listens to their parents’ opinion instead of their partner’s, I know I’ll get that house back as a new listing soon, when the divorce is final.”