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10 Love Lessons from the House of Mouse

MICKEY AND MINNIE IN LOVETogether for the past 85 years, Mickey and Minnie Mouse go together like black and white. Like the original and the sequel. Like polka dots and yellow shoes.

Let’s just say they’re made for each other.

The mouse-eared match makes every moment magic, whether they’re playing boyfriend and girlfriend on screen or celebrating one of the longest marriages in history in their private lives – kept under wraps for the obvious publicity purposes.

Their love is old school and evergreen, making them the ultimate couple.

You could never picture them breaking up, and they probably couldn’t either.

So what are the secrets to their relationship’s success?

And just what makes them so solid?

So stable?

So darn cute?

I took to the internets to ask a group of Disney bloggers for their take on the timeless twosome, leading to 10 very sweet reasons Mickey and Minnie rock love.

Take note, coupledom.

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  • Reason 1: Love is… Being Kids at Heart 1 of 10
    Reason 1: Love is... Being Kids at Heart
    "I think they work so well because they know how to have fun together... they are still kids at heart!"
    - Susan Pazera, macaronikid.com
  • Reason 2: Love is… Having Your Own Man Cave and Dream House 2 of 10
    Reason 2: Love is... Having Your Own Man Cave and Dream House
    "They sleep in separate beds! Heck, they each have their own house, decorated just in their own style, so no compromises there!"
    - Ana Flores, spanglishbaby.com
  • Reason 3: Love is… Respect 3 of 10
    Reason 3: Love is... Respect
    "I think one of the great things about Minnie and Mickey's relationship is that they don't air their dirty laundry out in public. You never really see them fight or argue. I'm sure they have their moments, every couple does, but the fact that they don't try and drag Daisy or Donald into their problems to take sides shows real maturity on both their parts."
    - Jessica Fuselier, disneysisters.com
  • Reason 4: Love is… Strong 4 of 10
    Reason 4: Love is... Strong
    "I think what makes Minnie and Mickey so solid is that they honor the foundation of their relationship, regardless of anything 'new' and 'fun' that may come their way."
    - Amy Barseghian, disneymentor.com
  • Reason 5: Love is… Trust 5 of 10
    Reason 5: Love is... Trust
    "I think what makes their relationship solid is the amount of trust they have for each other. Being popular celebrities, I'm sure it takes a lot of trust to make the relationship strong and secure."
    - Maricris Guadagna, zensiblemama.com
  • Reason 6: Love is… Flirty 6 of 10
    Reason 6: Love is... Flirty
    "They still look at each other with googly eyes, even after all these years. Also, they haven't stopped flirting. That sure keeps the romance alive!"
    - Jeannette Kaplun, hispanaglobal.com
  • Reason 7: Love is… Sweet 7 of 10
    Reason 7: Love is... Sweet
    "I love how they hold hands and smile at each other. You can see the 'heart' appearing right between them."
    - Maria Tiongco Ramos, asavingswow.com
  • Reason 8: Love is… Patient 8 of 10
    Reason 8: Love is... Patient
    "I like how they are always patient with each other when solving those bloody puzzles each and every morning on Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. They always validate the other's suggestions and never roll their animated eyes."
    - Jessica Slovak McFadden, aparentinamerica.com</a.
  • Reason 9: Love is… Colorful 9 of 10
    Reason 9: Love is... Colorful
  • Reason 10: Love is… Thoughtful 10 of 10
    Reason 10: Love is... Thoughtful
    "I like how Mickey pampers Minnie. He sort of treats her like a princess - not in a she's helpless kind of way, but in a she's precious to me kind of way."
    - Ciaran Blumenfeld, momfluential.net

Photo credit (lead and slideshow): Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

Photo edits: All me.

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