The most useful pieces of your granny's relationship advice
"A person changes 18 times in their life," my great grandma used to say. Indeed, personality, attitude, love and duty manifest differently over the course of one's life. Each decade brings different weather and alters us along the way. After 20, 30, 40, 50 years together, things that were once cute just aren't so cute anymore. Why? Because marriage is tough. You think you've married one person but in reality you've married a walking, talking, three-headed human fork - the person you think they are, the person they are, and the person they are about to become as a result of life with you.
Your divine intervention - 天缘巧合 (tiān yuán qiǎo hé) “a heaven instructed coincidence” - may have left you love struck years ago but how do you both evolve at different rates yet still want each other year after year after year? Here's a playful, and somewhat controversial, look at advice that's been handed down over the generations and see if it still works for you.