In order for a relationship to work you need to have a relationship with you and you need to be happy with yourself. A relationship cannot make you happy. By having a relationship with yourself and been happy with you will help you in order to make the relationship grow and go from strength to strength, it is an added dimension in your life. Do not take your partner for granted in the relationship. The ingredients to making a relationship work and last is communication, honesty, respect, trust, love, laughter, sharing, fun, never to go to bed angry and to enjoy each other. Learn from each other in order to succeed and do not try and change the person.