5 Secrets to a Happy Relationship, According to Women Who’ve Been in One for More Than Two Years

2. Talk to him if you have something to say, and don’t bottle things up.

It’s also important to nip arguments in the bud before they become serious. “I broke up with my ex after a huge fight, because we hadn’t been telling each other things we really wanted to say. My current boyfriend and I promised to tell each other right away when there’s a problem,” a teen commented. Once you express your feelings to each other, don’t drag the issue out. It’s important to fix it on the same day.