One of the best way to make your relationship last longer is by possessing the word "acceptance." Both of you and your partner should accept what you are. You should also be responsible in your deeds. Remember that in every relationship, follows a responsibility and commitment. Just like what i have in a wonderful blog of Arina. According to this Arina's Self Help blog and her article about the 10 Most Important Relationship Laws, one of them centered around on what they called "Law of Responsibility" which states that Making you happy is not anyone else’s responsibility, duty or moral obligation, only your own! This inspiring Law and the rest of it can be read at her blog at http://www.arinanikitina.com/10-most-important-relationship-laws.html.