This is what 700 elderly couples say are the secrets to a happy marriage.
Biggest surprise? Even though they got married young, they say the rest of us should wait and do the learning to communicate and work together bit first. Rock on.
They gave hot tips like this:
Learn to communicate, learn to work as a team, treat this like an unbreakable bond, and choose someone who is very similar to you.
Get to know your partner very well before marrying: 59They strongly advise younger people to wait to marry until they have gotten to know their partner well and have a number of shared experiences. Never get married expecting to be able to change your partner.60
You can read the study here: