Here’s a sample from this insightful article:
Moral of the story: It can sometimes be challenging when others don’t give and receive love the same way we do, but it’s that realization and that effort that makes successful couples who they are.
6. They take care of themselves.
Whether they see a relationship counselor together or they seek out their own individual method of self-help, they get it done. Successful couples know that the key to taking care of each other is to take care of themselves. They don’t let their own emotional crap pile up and soil the relationship. (Ew.) Instead, they face their baggage on a daily basis, and work hard to make sure they are the healthiest they can be. Do read.