If one of you is religious and the other isn't, you have to learn to truly respect their beliefs and not just secretly think that your partner is way off base.Relationships are hard, marriage is harder, and both become nearly impossible when you don't have much else to go on other than love.Want more of Bustle's Sex and Relationships coverage?Check out our new podcast, I Want It That Way, which delves into the difficult and downright dirty parts of a relationship, and find more on our Soundcloud page.Can you work together — whether it's on a committee, painting a room, or building a crib?Bonus points if you actually have fun working together.You may have heard of the book The 5 Love Languages .It sounds totally corny, but I really believe it's true.
At first, we find common ground — but eventually, I get tired of not being able to play the music I like in the car, and I get tired of taking friends to country concerts.
For me, it's absolutely "words of affirmation." That's how I show someone I really care about them, either by saying it verbally, through a random text, or written in a card.
The flip side of that is that I crave the same thing, and if your partner is unable to show love in the way that you need it, that can be a problem. The 5 Love Languages, .59, Amazon This sounds like a philosophical question, but I think it probes deeper than asking "What are your core beliefs?
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