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The Surprising Thing that Spices Up a Long-Term Relationship

When in a relationship, be it long-term dating, live-in or married, multiple dynamics are at play that determine how healthy, fresh and happy it is. As opposed to lack of attention on our significant other being an issue, the challenge some couples face is too little time spent engaged in activities outside of their relationship. Whatever your source of staleness or sameness, there are some simple dos and don'ts to keep it fresh, alive and healthy.

"Who Needs a GF When I Have a Maid?"

I was catching up with my friend, who I think is a catch, and asked him why he didn't have a girlfriend. He paused for a moment and then replied: "Why would I want a relationship when I have a maid and a chef? "I laughed. Surely he was joking...right? But he wasn't. He sat there stone-faced looking at me. Dead serious.