Secrets of Happy Couples

September 17, 2011 (CHICAGO)

Keeping a happy relationship with your partner, sometimes for the rest of your life, can be even tougher. But there are ways to make sure you are in a happy relationship.

Chicago author Kim Olver stopped by our ABC7 studio to talk about her book, "Secrets of Happy Couples" to provide insight.

Kim's Top 5 Tips:
1. Accept your partner as s/he is, and don't try to change him or her.
2. Live by the platinum rule.
3. Turn negatives into positives.
4. Don't keep score.
5. Continue the behaviors that you did initially, especially as it relates to sex and romance.

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