With more and more marriages ending in divorce, plenty of couples are eager to figure out the secret to a happily ever after.
Somebody has taken to Reddit to ask happily married users for the piece of advice they wish everybody knew when it came to having a successful relationship.
In less than 24 hours, there have already been over 400 comments on the thread and people have been offering their honest – and hilarious – advice.
Somebody has taken to Reddit to ask happily married users for the best piece of advice and plenty said that communication is key
A Redditor named babblgram took to the forum to say that the most important piece of advice that they can give is to communicate and seriously talk about things with your partner.
Somebody else said that if one of you is having a problem with the other then it is important to have it out with them so that the problem doesn’t simmer under the surface.
Plenty of people insisted that talking things through was the real key to a happy relationship
Another nugget of advice came from MC_Mayhem who said to never go to sleep angry with each other – and to always talk things through.
MellyC said not to compare your marriage to others’ and to always do what works for you – not what other people say is best.
Pandahadnap contributed to the thread simply by saying to laugh often with your husband or wife
Recognise when you’re taking something personally or lashing out for the wrong reasons
Pandahadnap had simple advice, that shouldn’t be too difficult to follow.
He said: ‘Laugh together. Often.’
Others made the point that you shouldn’t want to belittle one another, with bcal16 insisting: ‘There’s no such thing as winning a fight with your significant other.’
RogueSkunk said the key to a happy and successful marriage is to have low expectations, keeping them ‘reasonable and well communicated’
Ultimately, you need to be kind to your significant other and do things for them without an expectation to be repaid.
RogueSkunk said – despite first saying it as a joke – the key to a happy marriage is to have low expectations, keeping them ‘reasonable and well communicated’.