Though each couple is different, there are basic elements that each relationship may need in order to be successful. How they manifest in a specific partnership may differ across situations and from couple to couple. They are composed of eight elements with the acronym: TRUE LOVE. These elements are often overlapping and are not mutually exclusive. In fact, each one of them may flow from one to the next.
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(First published in Good Housekeeping Philippines as "The Secrets to a Happy Marriage" in July 2006; adapted for use in Female Network)
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