There's nothing quite like finding yourself in a brand new relationship where everything is, seemingly, perfect. Any future drama, chaos, heartbreak, and all other possibilities don't even register on your radar. In fact, things are so great, you don't even think you could possibly break up ever! It's like you've finally met your ~lobster~ and you couldn't be happier.
But — because life always comes with a but or two — no matter how great things may be in the beginning, there's no guarantee it will stay that way forever. Simply because relationships, especially the good ones that stand a chance, aren't easy. "All relationships are work," Jessica Bunevacz, relationship coach tells Bustle. "Even when it's fun, it's work."
As much as it would be nice to think you can just dive into a relationship and have a good time, without any regards to the effort it involves, you just can't. Relationships, and life in general, are far too complicated and demand a lot of time and energy. Relationships also demand that, from the very beginning, you develop habits that will make the relationship as healthy as possible, therefore standing the test of time. Here are six habits of couples whose relationships have a good chance of lasting, according to an expert.