Cupid's Pulse Article: Find Out How High School Sweethearts & Celebrity Couple Jon Bon Jovi and Wife Make It WorkCupid's Pulse Article: Find Out How High School Sweethearts & Celebrity Couple Jon Bon Jovi and Wife Make It Work

By Kayla Garritano

It’s no longer teenage love! Throughout all his fame, Jon Bon Jovi has remained humble and loyal with his long-time love, Dorothea. According to, he is not just a guy who has rocked the stage for decades, but he is also a devoted family man from small town in New Jersey. He has his high school sweetheart and wife of 27-years to thank. “She’s the glue,” says Bon Jovi of his wife and mother of four. “I’m the crazy visionary with all kinds of things flying, and the seams are all splitting. She’s the one following me with the glue and the thread and needle, keeping it all together.”

This celebrity couple has made it work for a very long time! What are some secrets to a long and healthy married life?

Cupid’s Advice:

When you get married to the love of your life, the goal is to stay together for a very long time. You want your happily ever after with each other. Cupid is here to help with some relationship advice:

1. Listen to each other: Listening is a big part of making a marriage work. You need to talk problems out and hear what your partner has to say. Even if you don’t agree, it’s best to figure something out than not pay attention to the other person. Avoiding talking and listening will make you less likely to understand each other.

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2. Compromise: Always compromise. You need to be happy in the marriage, as does your partner. Even if it’s choosing where you want to go for dinner, just make sure it’s never a constant fight of who always gets their way. Be equal.

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3. Never let the romance die: Make sure you keep that spark you had with each other when you first started dating. Go on dates or try something new. Try to make it so you’re romantic on occasion, and not so you just get bored. Maybe even spice things up a bit; do what it takes to keep you both smiling!

How have you made your long and healthy marriage last? Comment below!