Whether you've been married for one day, one month or one year, share your photos and relationship advice. Not married but in a relationship or domestic partnership? North Fork Patch also wants to hear how you've made your relationship a success.
Christina Tucker Cleary of Rocky Point commented on Patch Facebook said that her marriage to her high school sweetheart 22 years ago has worked primarily because of a mutual want to make each other happy.
"My best bit of advice is to always want your partner to be happy, even if it doesn't meet with your brand of happiness," she wrote. "Do things apart as well as together. Accept that what you both do for your family is important, and it makes your family much stronger."
"Above all, make time for each other," she continued. "Have a date night. Don't ever forget why you fell in love with them in the first place. And never forget that you are human, and choosing to be together forever is a really hard commitment, but worth it."
We are hoping to fill this photo gallery with photos of local couples and words of advice from area readers. Can you help us out?
All you have to do is post a wedding, engagement, anniversary or couples photo here and include in the caption of that photo your advice on what keeps your relationship strong.
Posting a photo simple! Here is what you will need to do:
- Click on the giant "Upload Photos and Videos" button right above the photo gallery
- Select a photo of yourself and your significant other
- Add a caption with your names, duration of marriage, and piece of advice
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