Doctor Dave here to help keep your relationship ship shape.  So, you want to keep the home fires burning? Yuk it up a bit! Don’t take my word for it, I find everything to be funny, but science is on my side. Appalachian State University psychologists say to see a comedy on your next date night.

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They conclude that couples who reminisce about funny experiences they've shared are more satisfied with their partners than those who recall cracking up alone.  The shrinks say a funny memory serves as an inside joke, which creates cohesiveness between two people. And another tip for togetherness is a recommendation for couples to use amusing nicknames for each other that are based on a humorous recollection…that puts the mood boosting power of the memory to regular good use!