Make It Last Forever: Secrets From 9 Real-Life Couples

When you first fall in love, you never, ever want to let each other go. If you listen to Keith Sweat’s 1987 hit song, “Make It Last Forever,” all you had to do was say, “I love you” and make each other feel good. But we all know that happy, long lasting relationships takes more than that, right? We turned to people who would know—eight 9 black, lesbian couples in long term relationships. These real-life couples share their secrets for making their love last.

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