- Relationships are complicated, and every relationship is different.
- That said, scientists have identified some predictors of success in relationships that are important to consider before getting married.
- For example, getting excited for each other’s news is a good thing and moving in to “test” the relationship usually isn’t.
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Thinking about popping the question?
Before you do, consider the large and growing body of scientific research on relationships: what strengthens and weakens them and what predicts long-term success versus dissolution.
Below, we’ve put together a list of 17 nontrivial facts about relationships to consider before you hire a wedding planner.
This is an update of an article originally posted by Drake Baer.