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Newlyweds have an even earlier milestone to fear: the two-year slouch.
The average couple gives up on romance just two years, six months and 25 days into a marriage, according to research.
Even more - 79 per cent - confessed that they no longer bothered putting the lavatory seat down.
Two thirds of the women polled said they no longer made the effort to dress up and look nice for their spouse, while 54 per cent no longer bothered wearing make-up.
A further fifth (23 per cent) said they had rushed into a relationship having thought they knew each other well from our social media profiles, while 17 per cent say their other half spent too much time on social media and not talking them. Voucher Codes uk who conducted the survey, says: ‘Traditionally the "seven year itch" is described as the time period at which couples seem to struggle romantically.'With technology now being constantly available we may need to find time to put down the computers and smartphones and to actually concentrate on each other.