Before getting into a great romance, make sure you're romance ready. Then, once you've found romance... work to make it awesome.... as it won't do it on it's own.
It takes courage to admit you're wrong. The added vulnerability can build up relationships Real Men know how to say "I'm Sorry"
All relationships are complex evolving negotiations. Boundaries help keep things smooth. Keep love fresh by keeping sour influences out of it... with well designed boundaries.