Spinoff: Successful relationships and how did you "know"?
There's been quite a few "crazy relationship"/"unhealthy relationship"/"broken relationship" threads recently. But let's hear about some of the more uplifting relationships to give the rest of us hope.
So anyone out there make it through a difficult time (long distance, different life directions, challenging life event) with a SO (or a future SO...even if not dating at the time) to have a happy and fulfilling relationship?
And those in serious committed relationships -- how did you "know" s/he was the one? Did it take time and develop slowly or was it nearly instantaneous?