Cupid's Pulse Article: Cupid’s Weekly Round-Up: Make Your Long-Term Relationship A SuccessCupid's Pulse Article: Cupid’s Weekly Round-Up: Make Your Long-Term Relationship A Success

By Kerri Sheehan

Longtime relationships aren’t for everyone, but for those who have a committed significant other, keeping the spark alive is of the utmost importance. After a few years together, it can be hard to look at your partner like the lovestruck school girl you once resembled. has gathered some of the best tips and advice from our partners — read on to keep your relationship fresh, strong, and loving.

1. DIY Therapy: Any couple will agree that the seas of love aren’t always easy to navigate. The best way to revamp your union is to partake in some do-it-yourself relationship therapy. This approach isn’t for everyone, but give it a try; it may just work for you! (

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2. Weekly Meetings: When you and your significant other have been together for so long, you tend to let the things that bother you simmer rather than addressing them and moving on. You can only begrudgingly wash the dishes so many times before you feel resentment that your guy never takes his turn. Holding weekly meetings where you clear the air and talk about any issues you may have will keep you both happy. (

3. Express Yourself: Being in love is like winning the lottery; it’s exciting and wonderful, and it adds so many new opportunities to your future. However, it can be hard to put these feelings into words. Here are 50 love quotes that say what you can’t. (

4. The Duggar Family: If you’re familiar with the reality show 19 Kids and Counting, then you know that Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary this past October. The mother of 19 shared her top three tips for a successful marriage. (

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5. Expert Advice: Every relationship is different, so it can be hard to give distinct advice without knowing the whole story. Here are the best tips and expert advice around for couples in any situation. (

What is your best advice for couples in a long-term relationship? Share your thoughts in the comments below.