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Securing a long-term relationship doesn't come cheap

Posted on: February 6, 2013 13:55:38

Securing a long-term relationship doesnMany UK singles are likely to be wondering just what it takes to be able to achieve a long-term relationship.

Well, for any lonely hearts out there hoping that this time round they will be in it for the long haul, there is a host of things you need to tick off your list before you are safely in the 'serious' realms of romance.

According to one piece of research, for your feelings to not only blossom but last, you will have to endure 22 meals out with your loved one, go on two holidays together and spend a staggering £3,000 on gifts.

The findings by socked.co.uk also indicated that time spent with each other's family and friends is important, the MailOnline reported.

Mark Hall, managing director of the website, said people are spending less time and money on love nowadays.

"By our calculations, only about three per cent of new relationships will last long enough to get the couple up the aisle or into the registry office. This is a long, risky process that requires skill, judgment and tact," he added.

However, it isn't all about the amount of hours you clock up with the in-laws or how many times you wine and dine your lover, with the findings showing that the transition to a long-term relationship also entails seven major arguments.

There are lots of other challenges that face many new couples as they move into a more serious partnership, with some falling at the first hurdle.

According to a study carried out last year, singletons who have sex on the first date are less likely to have a long-term relationship than those who wait.

Researchers looked at over 10,000 unmarried people's love lives and found that individuals who waited before embarking on intimate relations when dating were likely to have a more positive partnership.

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