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Cuddling and tenderness help maintain the physical connection and intimacy shared between couples—not just when you’re being sexual, as a result, it can be easier to get turned on because there’s always an element of sexual energy being shared through physical touches, therefore leading to a happier relationship overall.
If you learn to argue in a healthy way early on, then you're more comfortable expressing your emotions to your partner and working through your different points of view, this creates a good working framework for handling arguments in a positive way instead of them resurfacing constantly, causing more strain in the relationship.
If you’re more alike in terms of your personalities, you’re sharing similar styles of dealing with a variety of things in life—from interacting with friends to experiencing life changes, so if you and your partner share similar values and interests, you’ll wind up with more cooperative spirits and having a greater respect for one another.
Laughing at and appreciating the same comedy is the emotional oil to grease the wheels of a relationship to keep it moving forward, it gives each of you the resilience you need to laugh off the petty and irrelevant things that naturally build up in life and offers more chances to bond intimately on a regular basis.