The third essential for a long lasting love is managing conflict. Expecting conflict to be completely eliminated from your relationship is an unrealistic expectation. All relationships have conflict and conflict can actually be a good thing in a relationship.
The second essential for a long lasting love is intimacy. But what does intimacy really mean? Is it feeling close with your partner, sharing your deepest emotions or making love? How do you build intimacy in your relationship to have long lasting love?
One of the great mysteries in life is how to make love last a lifetime. Relationships are hard and conflict is inevitable. We all have to manage stress related to work, family, and daily living. When you are in a relationship you have to find ways to get through these difficult times along with your spouse. You need to learn to express your needs, goals, and feelings even when times are challenging. Do you have what it takes to have Long Lasting Love?