1. Your health, happiness, and stress levels are better.
2. You feel a sense of belonging, and part of something bigger than yourself.
3. Someone believing in you and having your back helps you become the person you want to be.*
4. The people around you are affected by your love and commitment.
5. If you have children, a strong & connected relationship impacts their wellbeing and the quality of their future relationships.
* aka the Michaelangelo phenomenon.