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As Prince put it in his song “Let’s Go Crazy,” we are here to get through this thing called life. And life is made up of much more than happy hour drinks, late night sushi, drive-in movies, great sex, great cuddling, and traveling. That’s what new relationships are made out of. But a relationship only stays new for so long, and then you discover if this person can really be a life partner. You can’t push life away forever, no matter how exciting and consuming a new relationship is. Eventually, you need to get back to your bills and your work and your family, and the only way to be with your boo is to do those things together. It’s how you weather those things that show if you can get through life together. Life is pretty long, so trying to trudge through it with the wrong person will be miserable. If you’re very lucky, you’ll meet that somebody who makes you believe life is too short. Here are 20 signs you and your partner can make it through life together.