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Making Fun Of Your Partner Can Make Your Relationship Stronger, According To Study

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Making Fun Of Your Partner Can Make Your Relationship Stronger, According To Study

Having a good sense of humour is one of the principal requirements in most relationships, so much so that some people consider a lack of it to be a total deal-breaker. But can you really imagine being in a relationship without any laughter between you and your other half?

According to one study, making fun of your partner can actually strengthen a relationship – as long as you’re both laughing.

According to one study, making fun of each other can actually strengthen a relationship
According to one study, making fun of each other can actually strengthen a relationship

Of course there is a line that definitely should not be crossed. When we say making fun of your partner, we are talking about laughing at a silly outfit, funny haircut or a certain mispronunciation. This does not include hurling abuse at one another, making snide comments to put each other down or anything that could be hurtful to each other.

According to Joyscribe, Jeffrey Hall from the University of Kansas conducted 39 studies involving over 15,000 people over the course of 30 years.

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From his studies, he concluded that humour was a critical part of building a successful relationship. More specifically, Hall goes on to explain that partners should share a similar sense of humour to get the best results from a relationships.

In a statement, Hall explained, “People say they want a sense of humour in a mate, but that’s a broad concept. That people think you are funny or you can make a joke out of anything is not strongly related to relationship satisfaction.

What is strongly related to relationship satisfaction is the humour that couples create together. Say you and your partner share a quirky sense of humour, but romantic comedies or sit-coms do nothing for either of you… It’s not that any style or a sense of humour is any better or worse.

What matters is that you both see quirky humour as hysterical. If you share a sense of what’s funny, it affirms you and affirms your relationship through laughter.

Playfulness between romantic partners is a crucial component in bonding and establishing relational security. Particularly shared laughter, is an important indicator of romantic attraction between potential mates.”

“Having an aggressive sense of humour is a bad sign for the relationship in general, but it is worse if the style of humour is used in the relationship. If you think that your partner tells mean-spirited jokes, then it’s likely you’ve seen that firsthand in your relationship.” He added.

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Husband Gives Wife a Birthday Cake Shaped Like Her Favorite Thing: An Amazon Package

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Husband Gives Wife a Birthday Cake Shaped Like Her Favorite Thing: An Amazon Package

When his wife’s birthday came around, Waylon McGuire had just the perfect gift idea to give his wife. He ordered a cake shaped like one of her most favorite things- an Amazon package box complete with an edible label and tape!

“I laughed so hard. I thought it was a real box at first,” said Emily McGuire.

Husband Gives Wife a Birthday Cake Shaped Like Her Favorite Thing: An Amazon Package

Now, anyone with an Amazon addiction knows the feeling a brown delivery box on your doorstep brings. Emily McGuire happens to be an avid Amazon shopper who gets two or three Amazon deliveries each week.

Turns out her husband had noticed her addiction and knew just what would be the best way to crown her birthday.

The incredible chocolate cake was created by Sweet Dreams Bakery in North Carolina. The cake cost about $50 and was very delicious according to Emily.

Emily revealed that the surprise made her feel truly understood by her husband. “In that moment, I knew my husband ‘gets me.” the mom of three told CafeMom.

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The cake, shared on the Facebook page Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons, has resonated with many other Amazon fans racking up more than 19,000 shares and 16,000 comments.

“I need this,” wrote one woman. “I seriously have a package coming every day this week and two more before the 31st.”

“Have to do for moms birthday for sure,” one daughter shared. “She [gets] one at least every other day.”

“All fun and games until you sleepwalk and start chewing on a cardboard box thinking it’s a cake,” joked someone else.

The cake took Trena Norris, the co-owner of Sweet Dreams Bakery, eight hours to complete and is entirely edible, down to the label and tape, which are made of sugar and wafer paper.

Emily said her husband has never done something like this before, but now it might be a new tradition!

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Man Loses Dentures- Looks Under Table And Sees Dog With A Brand New Smile

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A cute little dog is leaving people in heaps of laughter across the internet after he showed off his brand new  smile having stolen his grandpa’s dentures!

A Twitter user identified as Eunice, shared photos of her dog, Maggie, spotting her perfect smile after she tried stealing her father’s dentures.

Man Loses Dentures- Looks Under Table And Sees Dog With A Brand New Smile

Man Loses Dentures- Looks Under Table And Sees Dog With A Brand New Smile

On a now viral twitter post, Eunice wrote that her father took his dentures out in the middle of the afternoon because his gums had been hurting him. He then took a nap. Turns out, Maggie saw this as the perfect opportunity to get herself a new smile!

The little dog who is a mix of Shihtzu,Poodle and Chihuahua was busted by Eunice’s dad under the living room table enjoying his new set of pearly whites!

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“My dad decided to take an afternoon nap and rather than put his dentures in the bathroom, he left them on a napkin on the end of the couch. While he was sleeping, Maggie must have jumped up and grabbed them.” Eunice told BuzzFeed.

Eunice further added that she was at work when her dad texted her what had happened with pictures to match! “I was in tears laughing and showing all of my coworkers. At the time, I wasn’t very active on Twitter and never even thought to tweet it until recently.”

Eunice, her dad and their adorable dog, Maggie.

Eunice, her dad and their adorable dog, Maggie.

Eunice described Maggie as a little rebellious and her dad thought the incident perfectly showed her Maggie’s spunky personality.

Thankfully, the dentures weren’t damaged, but Eunice’s dad was already in the process of getting new ones. We hope little Maggie gets to keep these pair of dentures!

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Man Demands Wife Bury Him With All His Money – Her Genius ‘Solution’ Has Him Turning In Grave

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A wife had a clever idea after her late husband made her promise to bury him with all his money. This woman’s husband worked hard for his money but he was a little too much of a cheapskate and believed that his money only belonged to him.

He loved his money even more than he loved his wife. So when he was about to die he made his wife promise to bury him with all his money. Thankfully, his wife was quite smart and at his funeral she came up with an idea that made sure she kept her integrity while granting his wish. Here is the story:

“There was a man who had worked all of his life and has saved all of his money. He was a real cheapskate when it came to his money. He loved money more than just about anything, and just before he died, he said to his wife, ‘Now listen, when I die I want you to take all my money and place it in the casket with me. Because I want to take all my money to the after life.’

Man Demands Wife Bury Him With All His Money – Her Genius ‘Solution’ Has Him Turning In Grave

Man Demands Wife Bury Him With All His Money – Her Genius ‘Solution’ Has Him Turning In Grave

So he got his wife to promise him with all her heart that when he died she would put all the money in the casket with him. When one day he died.”

He was stretched out in the casket, the wife was sitting there in black next to their best friend. When they finished the ceremony, just before the undertakers got ready to close the casket, the wife said, ‘Wait a minute!’

She had a shoe-box with her, she came over with the box and placed it in the casket. Then the undertakers locked the casket and rolled it away.”

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‘I hope you weren’t crazy enough to put all that money in there with that stingy old man.’ Her friend said.

She said, ‘Yes, I promised. I’m a good Christian, I can’t lie. I promised him that I was to put that money in that casket with him.’

‘You mean to tell me you put every cent of his money in the casket with him?’her friend asked shocked.

‘I sure did. I got it all together, put it into my account and I wrote him a check.’ said the wife.”

 

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