9 New Ways To Make Your Relationship Work

Had a fight? Count to 10 before changing your Facebook status. New world, new rules to make love work now.

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March 18, 2011 12:00 PM
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Put Yourself First

People who spend time bettering themselves have happier unions than those who always put their partner's needs first. "When you develop your own interests (cooking, learning a foreign language), you have more to teach the other person," says Gary Lewandowski Jr., Ph.D., of Monmouth University in New Jersey. "Your bond will improve because you're adding new layers and depth to it."