Although these are phrased in terms of marriage, the same would apply to any long term relationship:
The two of you should do everything together; work out every disagreement (without actually fighting); spend every night in the same bed; and never, ever be bored.
Say what?! These and other so-called “rules” for [relationships] need some serious debunking. And it’s not just because rules your mother may have passed on are outdated; some may be downright damaging. In fact, “breaking some [relationship] ‘rules’ may be the best thing you can do for your relationship,” says Barbara Bartlein, RN, MSW, psychotherapist and author of Why Did I Marry You Anyway? Here are 10 rules you can break with confidence.