wedding themes and successful relationshipsThe recent wedding themed post Lovebirds and Ever After has inspired me to explore the lovely side of love. If indeed many of the complications in relationships are a result of poor role models, then what about finding examples of relationships that work?

I searched for sites that talked about relationship success, and I found a few that weren’t directly related to online dating sites:

How’s Married Life is a refreshing site written by a young newlywed who discusses topics from date night ideas to marriage counseling and work/life balance.

Hitched.com’s 10 Commandments of Marriage covers the basics pretty well.

Dr. Phil’s Dating Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making is interesting and in-depth.

I found Romance Meets Life. Here we have couples married 20 years or longer featured in a book about marriage. The oldest couple featured are the Fishers, who were 95 and 102, during the interview, and they had been married 86 years. When asked for the secret to a successful marriage, the elder husband simply says, “Treat each other right.”

The powerful thing about growing up in a household with a mother and father who love each other is that the concept of being treated well has a name and a face and daily examples of what that means. Respect, admiration, support, patience, love … all in action. Without a blueprint, there is bound to be a lot of hit and miss. Even with a blueprint, there are no guarantees, but there is evidence that men and women from intact families tend to marry at a higher rate.

Another blog that has taken a positive approach to finding love is Happy Relationships Take Practice. The posts are uplifting, and workshops for singles and couples are a part of the “calling” of blogger Rick Williams.

Are there relationship advice sites that you enjoy? Are you married? If so, where did you meet your spouse? How long did you date? Did you know he/she was “the one”?

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