Ever since your eyes met at the bar, you knew she was the one. But now that you're together, how long will it will last? Below are some indicators on whether you're both in it for the long haul or just a short romance:
She’s fun If you’re prone to falling in love quickly, surround yourself with
people who have similar interests, so you’re more likely to enjoy
activities together. A University of Denver study found that couples who enjoyed similar activities and actually made time to do them together were also much happier. You both like happy hour We're not saying you both can drink each other under the table. A University of Buffalo study found that differing drinking habits also increased a couple’s likelihood of separation. The reasoning: Similar drinking patterns reflect similar patterns of socializing, so more similarity suggests more compatibility. She went to college College-educated couples are twice as likely to stay together, compared to when neither partner is educated. The reason: they're more financially stable, which is important because money problems are a leading cause of divorce. But don't panic if there’s not a diploma on her wall. Conduct weekly budget meetings to review expenses to make sure you're both on the same page. Shared investments are also a good sign, since this helps you look forward to a shared financial future.