05/28/2013 06:52 pm ET

Relationship Advice: What Qualities Sustain A Relationship?

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Here at HuffPost Divorce, we're all too familiar with the common problems that lead to a marital breakdown. But what key qualities do successful, long-lasting relationships have in common?

On Sunday night, we asked our readers to share with us some of the qualities they believe sustain a healthy, long-term relationship. We've compiled some of their best responses below. (To those of you who replied, "I have no clue!" we appreciate your honesty, but for the sake of brevity, we left those responses out!)

Click through to read the answers, then head to the comments and share the key characteristics you think successful relationships have in common.

What Sustains A Relationship?

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