Lira and her husband Robin Kohl have been married for eight years, and still have that honeymoon phase glow

The singer recently wished her hubby happy birthday and summed up their relationship in one caption.

“Living a life of our own design! Doing this thing our way. It’s been amazing,” she wrote.

Here are a few of their secrets to a happy marriage.

Make your own rules

Lira and her husband are doing marriage their way, and don’t bother living to people’s expectations. The couple is often asked when they will have children, but Lira says she is content with not having any kids.

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“We love what we do and it takes up so much of our time…I guess when you want kids it’s because you’re ready for it [and] you feel like you’re at a time in your life where you can accommodate kids…I don’t see that we are in that space,” she told Gareth Cliff on CliffCentral last year.