If you and your partner want to ensure you continue to have a happy successful relationship, you need to be doing the following eight things according to a recent survey conducted by Zoosk.com of happy couples.

  • 1

    Share responsibilities.

    According to the findings of the survey, the majority of happy couples share decision-making. Share financial decisions and two in three split chores evenly.

  • 2

    Have lots of sex.

    Three out of five happy couples reported having sex at least twice a week. One in three have it at least four times a week. 16% of the couples surveyed claim to do it every day.

  • 3

    Be affectionate with each other.

    Almost 70% of happy couples kiss each other or show some other form of affection several times throughout the day.

  • 4

    Be honest.

    70% of the happy couples surveyed are always honest with each other. This includes not even telling "little white lies."

  • 5

    Stay in shape.

    The majority of happy couples say it's important to stay in good shape. 18% even said their partner's physical appearance is the thing they're most attracted to.

  • 6

    Avoid talking politics.

    37% of happy couples never talk politics, while another 47% rarely discuss anything political.

  • 7

    Share the same religion.

    71% of happy couples share the same religious beliefs.

  • 8

    Communicate.

    You knew this one had to be in there somewhere. 72% of the couples surveyed said they have in-depth conversations about work, life, family, etc. on a regular basis.