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How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Oscar Wilde

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.

Maya Angelou

Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.

William Shakespeare

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Oscar Wilde

Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.

Marcus Aurelius

Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.

Mahatma Gandhi

He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.

Buddha

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.

Mother Teresa

The most important things to do in the world are to get something to eat, something to drink and somebody to love you.

Brendan Behan

I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.

Oscar Wilde

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The loss of young first love is so painful that it borders on the ludicrous.

Maya Angelou

The heart is forever inexperienced.

Henry David Thoreau

Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.

William Shakespeare

They do not love that do not show their love.

William Shakespeare

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

Friedrich Nietzsche

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.

Eleanor Roosevelt

It isn’t necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy.

Groucho Marx

But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.

Khalil Gibran

If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.

Mother Teresa

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

Wayne Dyer

Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.

H. L. Mencken

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.

Katharine Hepburn

Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.

Bob Marley

I think it matters whether someone has a good heart.

Elon Musk

A person isn’t who they are during the last conversation you had with them – they’re who they’ve been throughout your whole relationship.

Rainer Maria Rilke

God is more interested in your future and your relationships than you are.

Billy Graham

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.

Rabindranath Tagore

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.

Victor Hugo

Men and women have strengths that complement each other.

Edwin Louis Cole

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.

Thomas Merton

What love we’ve given, we’ll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.

Leo Buscaglia

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.

Richard Bach

I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.

Richard Bach

We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.

Joyce Meyer

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.

William Arthur Ward

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It destroys one’s nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.

Benjamin Disraeli

When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.

Andy Warhol

You have people come into your life shockingly and surprisingly. You have losses that you never thought you’d experience. You have rejection and you have learn how to deal with that and how to get up the next day and go on with it.

Taylor Swift

In a relationship each person should support the other; they should lift each other up.

Taylor Swift

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods.

Denis Waitley

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.

Lord Byron

Well, a girlfriend once told me never to fight with anybody you don’t love.

Jack Nicholson

It’s funny about men and women. Men pay in cash to get them and pay in cash to get rid of them. Women pay emotionally coming and going. Neither has it easy.

Hedy Lamarr

Remember that no relationship is a total waste of time. You can always learn something about yourself.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

He who lives in our mind is near though he may actually be far away; but he who is not in our heart is far though he may really be nearby.

Chanakya

I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.

Anais Nin

Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.

Keanu Reeves

Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.

Chuck Palahniuk

I’m done with men… I’m going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don’t think I’m made for marriage.

Halle Berry

I get along with guys; most of my friends are guys. It’s easier to trust men sometimes. I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.

Paris Hilton

The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.

Honore de Balzac

People change and forget to tell each other.

Lillian Hellman

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

Women won’t let me stay single and I won’t let me stay married.

Errol Flynn

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

Anthony J. D’Angelo

Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.

W. H. Auden

There is not love where there is no will.

Indira Gandhi

If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours.

Charles Caleb Colton

Never assume that the guy understands that you and he have a relationship.

Dave Barry

It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.

Hermann Hesse

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can’t decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.

Rita Rudner

Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other’s good, and melt at other’s woe.

Homer

The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.

Natalie Wood

Every relationship I’ve been in, I’ve overwhelmed the girl. They just can’t handle all the love.

Justin Timberlake

I felt a tremendous sadness for men who can’t deal with a woman of their own age.

Michael Caine

There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes – seize it, don’t miss it.

Max Lucado

Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships.

Douglas Coupland

So many people prefer to live in drama because it’s comfortable. It’s like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship – it’s actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect.

Ellen DeGeneres

Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

It’s better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week.

Laurence J. Peter

Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.

Andre Maurois

Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.

Walter Winchell

For the most part, that message hasn’t changed a lot over the years – love is still love, and heartbreak is still heartbreak.

Casey Kasem

Truth is, I’ll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.

Tom Hanks

The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one’s own.

Willa Cather

I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.

David Rockefeller

I think in a way, you’re doomed, once you can envision something. You’re sort of doomed to make it happen. I’ve found that the moment I can envision leaving a relationship, that’s usually the moment that the relationship starts to fall apart.

Chuck Palahniuk

But with Christ, we have access in a one-to-one relationship, for, as in the Old Testament, it was more one of worship and awe, a vertical relationship. The New Testament, on the other hand, we look across at a Jesus who looks familiar, horizontal. The combination is what makes the Cross.

Bono

I won’t have a traditional marriage; I don’t find the value in that anymore. But I am such a hopeless romantic and I really want love and I want a committed relationship, so I am going to reinvent marriage for myself.

Halle Berry

I always knew I had a relationship with God. But I wasn’t sure God had a relationship with me.

Prince

My relationship to power and authority is that I’m all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The relationship to one’s fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one’s striving.

Franz Kafka

Puerto Rico’s relationship with music is everything. It’s an island full of talent and if you grow up there, you grow up living and breathing music.

Bad Bunny

Being grown up and in a serious relationship, I’ve learned so much. I’m happier than I’ve every been.

Paris Hilton

I have a very dark sense of humor. I swear. I have a very playful relationship with Jesus.

Anne Lamott

I’ve stepped more into my womanhood, I’m a mother now, I’m having a beautiful relationship as a wife and as a friend.

Alicia Keys

I love children and I love family and I love that interaction. Because I had a really close relationship with my mother, I understand that deep powerful love, and it’s so beautiful. To be a mother to a child is the most brilliant gift; it’s gorgeous.

Alicia Keys

My parents weren’t married. It wasn’t like my dad up and left. I maintained a steady relationship with my grandparents. My dad’s mother is my nana, and I’m closer to her than almost anybody in this world.

Alicia Keys

There is a relationship between cartooning and people like Mir= and Picasso which may not be understood by the cartoonist, but it definitely is related even in the early Disney.

Roy Lichtenstein

People love Twinkies, and everyone knows about them, yet Hostess went bankrupt. Attention and commercial success have an uncertain relationship in business.

Andrew Yang

I’m so wrapped up in my work that it’s often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.

Jim Carrey

I am a huge Prince fan. It’s a very rare thing for him to have people open for him. It’s been the Time and Sheila E., and that’s about it. Building a relationship with him has been like a dream come true. I’ve been looking for a mentor, and I feel like I have that in him.

Jill Scott

At my aunt’s funeral, I promised myself that I wouldn’t be bound by the belief that I’m supposed to stay in anything – whether it’s a relationship, a job, a house, or a circumstance – if it makes me miserable. She gave me the courage to find my own happiness.

Jill Scott

I believe the relationship you have with your government is not so different to a love relationship.

Jill Scott

Without the name, any flower is still more or less a stranger to you. The name betrays its family, its relationship to other flowers, and gives the mind something tangible to grasp. It is very difficult for persons who have had no special training to learn the names of the flowers from the botany.

John Burroughs

I love having the support of my caucus. We have a good working relationship.

Nancy Pelosi

I have a very healthy relationship to my work, and I find that if a scene is working, no matter how intense it is, you have the catharsis on screen, and you can let it go. I think it’s, if at the end of the day you feel like you haven’t cracked it, that’s when you go home and it’s more difficult to switch off.

Cate Blanchett

Before having children, I think I probably approached work very differently, and you become much more economical and pragmatic about your relationship to it.

Cate Blanchett

I’m a much healthier person through my relationship with my husband. I’ve become a more fulfilled person – it’s a great partnership.

Cate Blanchett

I don’t think it’s more difficult for actors to have a good marriage than anyone. I think, in the end, a really important component of any relationship is honesty, and it also comes down to luck.

Cate Blanchett

I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground.

Elton John

But you know, I have a pretty good relationship with the press and the paparazzi. It’s just when they step over the line that, you know, enough’s enough.

Elton John

All true meaning resides in the personal relationship to a phenomenon, what it means to you.

Christopher McCandless

Circumstance has no value. It is how one relates to a situation that has value. All true meaning resides in the personal relationship to a phenomenon… what it means to you.

Christopher McCandless

Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.

Larry David

That was an organic relationship. He reached out to me, and I was like, ‘Oh my God, I cannot believe somebody like Laquan Smith wants to put his clothes on me.’ He comes from a small place, and he has big dreams, and what I like about him the most is that his clothes curve with your body.

Cardi B

Y’know, every relationship is different. There are good marriages, bad marriages, connected partners, unconnected partners.

Sandra Bullock

To have a relationship that is pure and passionate and beautiful – I think people are scared of having that now. Especially guys.

Yoko Ono

I think there is a big difference between the music business and music. And my relationship is to music, not music business. I think the business will keep changing, but music won’t. Music will be there.

Yoko Ono

What surprises me most about God is that the creator of the universe should want a relationship with me.

Rick Warren

A people’s relationship to their heritage is the same as the relationship of a child to its mother.

John Henrik Clarke

There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance.

William F. Buckley, Jr.

I had no bad moment in my relationship with Dortmund. Not one second.

Jurgen Klopp

My working and personal relationship with President Obama is marked by growing trust. I appreciate this.

Vladimir Putin

Ultimately, who you choose to be in a relationship with and what you do in your bedroom is your business.

Eminem

When people hold you in high esteem, it’s very delicate relationship. When they meet you they’re putting all their chips up. It’s make or break.

Henry Rollins

Brad and I have never wanted our kids to be actors, but we also want them to be around film and be a part of Mommy and Daddy’s life and for it not to be kept from them, either. We just want them to have a good, healthy relationship with it.

Angelina Jolie

Brad was a huge surprise to me. I think we were both the last two people who were looking for a relationship. I certainly wasn’t. I was quite content to be a single mom with Mad.

Angelina Jolie

Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody’s piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.

Igor Stravinsky

Have you ever loved somebody, loved her completely, but had to end the relationship for life reasons?

John Mayer

Music was your real passion, this thing you held dear even above family. It was this relationship that never betrayed you. Once it became your job – this thing that was highly visible, this thing that became about commerce – that’s when you were holding onto music like it was a palm tree in a hurricane.

Eddie Vedder

I have to be in a relationship in order to be intimate. I’m not the one-night-stand kind of girl. Despite the rumors.

Kim Kardashian

There was at time in my life where all I wanted was a relationship, and I thought that was the most important thing.

Kim Kardashian

I definitely think anything I’d be in now is a permanent relationship.

Kim Kardashian

Among the letters my readers write me, there is a certain category which is continuously growing, and which I see as a symptom of the increasing intellectualization of the relationship between readers and literature.

Hermann Hesse

Current psychological priesthoods ignore the fact that the profession of psychology was originated by Gustav Theodor Fechner, a physicist who recognized that the key to understanding human nature was the relationship between external stimuli and the brain.

Timothy Leary

Enchanted partnership begins with the conscious understanding, on the part of two people, that the purpose of their relationship is not so much material as spiritual, and the internal skills demanded by it are prodigious.

Marianne Williamson

Relationships are eternal. The ‘separation’ is another chapter in the relationship. Often, letting go of the old form of the relationship becomes a lesson in pure love much deeper than any would have learned had the couple stayed together.

Marianne Williamson

Your relationship to food is but a reflection of your relationship to yourself, as is everything in your life.

Marianne Williamson

I spend a great deal of time with the President. We have a very close, personal, loyal relationship. I’m not, as they say, a potted plant in these meetings.

Dan Quayle

The whole of science, and one is tempted to think the whole of the life of any thinking man, is trying to come to terms with the relationship between yourself and the natural world. Why are you here, and how do you fit in, and what’s it all about.

David Attenborough

The test of one’s behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.

Alfred Adler

I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don’t know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a really great outfit, I’ll break up with someone on purpose.

Rita Rudner

Folks, the most insidious part of this whole health care scheme is that all of these vast medical expenditures will become nothing more than government budget items. We individuals will no longer exist. The relationship between a government and citizen will change forever.

Rush Limbaugh

When we begin to desire a thing, to yearn for it with all our hearts, we begin to establish relationship with it in proportion to the strength and persistency of our longing and intelligent effort to realize it.

Orison Swett Marden

I think honest communication, no matter where it comes from, is positive for a relationship.

Ron White

To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.

Angela Davis

Yes, I think it’s really important to acknowledge that Dr. King, precisely at the moment of his assassination, was re-conceptualizing the civil rights movement and moving toward a sort of coalitional relationship with the trade union movement.

Angela Davis

My parents had this incredibly vital relationship with an audience, like muscle with blood. This was the main competition I had for my parents’ attention: an audience.

Carrie Fisher

And it was a very, very fruitful and great relationship between the Stones and The Beatles. It was very, very friendly.

Keith Richards

The most important thing for me is having a relationship with God. To know that the owner, the creator of the universe loves you, sent His Son to die for your sins; that’s very empowering. Knowing Him and knowing that He loves me gives me encouragement and confidence to move forward.

Ben Carson

Marriage is a very sacred institution and should not be degraded by allowing every other type of relationship to be made equivalent to it.

Ben Carson

I started on ‘Saturday Night Live’ the same time Conan started on Late Night. We just had a relationship because I would be upstairs in the studio and whenever he couldn’t get a guest – which was often back then since he was just starting out – he would just call me down to be a guest.

Norm MacDonald

When you’re in a relationship, if you just break it down to regular terms, people are attracted to something, and that’s what they want you to be, and that’s what you should just be, and for me, it’s very simple – if I meet a girl and I say, ‘This is what I like about you. Just continue. Every day.’

Marilyn Manson

We have a strange and wonderful relationship – he’s strange and I’m wonderful.

Mike Ditka

When I was climbing, I built up a close relationship with the Sherpa people.

Edmund Hillary

My relationship with the mountains actually started when I was 16. Every year, a group used to be taken from Auckland Grammar down to the Tangariro National Park for a skiing holiday.

Edmund Hillary

My look and my character come from my experiences as a child. I wasn’t allowed to have girl toys, and I grew up poor. I also had a rough relationship with my stepdad.

Trixie Mattel

All of our great traditions, religious, contemplative and artistic, say that you must a learn how to be alone – and have a relationship with silence. It is difficult, but it can start with just the tiniest quiet moment.

David Whyte

Honesty lies in understanding our close and necessary relationship with not wanting to hear the truth.

David Whyte

In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?

Carl Rogers

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother’s side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.

Erich Fromm

My first wife was a brunette, and Barbi Benton, my major romantic relationship of the early 1970s, was a brunette. But since the end of my marriage, all of my girlfriends have been blonds.

Hugh Hefner

I have a lot of people in my life, and I think there’s something key: the thing that leads to intimacy and relationship and connection is tenderness.

Greg Boyle

The power of community policing is in the relationship. This can happen only if an officer sticks around for a while.

Greg Boyle

The more we can be in a relationship with those who might seem strange to us, the more we can feel like we’re neighbors and all members of the human family.

Fred Rogers

Yeah, we pretty much had a form and a shape by that time – a style – and I think one of the advantages of not having any relationship to any other puppeteer was that it gave me a reason to put those together myself for the needs of television.

Jim Henson

There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you’ll stand firm if you stand on His love.

Charles Stanley

If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn’t be in it.

Regina Brett

My life takes me all over the world, and I know how hard that can be on a relationship.

Drew Barrymore

The relationship of the toastmaster to speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it.

Adlai Stevenson I

I’m in a happy relationship, me and my ex are on really good terms, my kid and I are in a good spot.

Robert Downey, Jr.

The person who needs the other person the least in a relationship is the stronger member.

Douglas Coupland

As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher’s mound. It was as if I’d been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.

Babe Ruth

I don’t want to have a relationship with someone if I’m not going to work with them.

Bill Murray

When I work, my first relationship with people is professional.

Bill Murray

As much as I’m not a journalist, I use journalism. And when you photograph a relationship, it’s quite wonderful to let something unfold in front of you.

Annie Leibovitz

I know that life is really finding the right relationship between yourself and God.

Tom Landry

We can realise a lasting peace and transform the East-West relationship to one of enduring co-operation.

George H. W. Bush

What is real is that adultery destroys tens of thousands of families every year across America. What is real is that adultery scars tens of thousands of children emotionally and psychologically every year. What is real is that adultery is an open wound in a relationship which more often than not overflows into domestic violence or worse.

Mike Pence

I began to meet young men and women who talked about having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and while I cherish my Catholic upbringing and the foundation that it poured in my faith, that had not been a part of my experience.

Mike Pence

I would be delighted if the United States could have a positive relationship with Russia, and I would be thrilled if the Russian people, who are so capable, had a normal country that they could chart a different future.

Hillary Clinton

Remember, the IDF, the Israeli Defense Forces, have a working relationship with the Palestinian Authority security forces, which have been incredibly professional.

Hillary Clinton

I’m afraid the SS’s relationship with the Catholic Church is something the Church still has to deal with and does not deny.

Christopher Hitchens

In the grip of a neurological disorder, I am fast losing control of words even as my relationship with the world has been reduced to them.

Christopher Hitchens

When I look at relationships, my own and others, I see a wide range of reasons for people to be together and ways in which they are together. I see ways in which a relationship – which means something that exists between two or more people – for the most part reinforces people’s separateness as individual entities.

Ram Dass

I’m not really a relationship expert but… I’m an expert on manhood and what men think.

Steve Harvey

I’m not a relationship expert. I’m an expert on manhood.

Steve Harvey

I think there are so many books out there written on relationships and romance that women are the authors of. How can women know exactly how men think? And there are so many guys out there with relationship books who are just not telling the truth. They have shaded parts.

Steve Harvey

You have nothing if you’re texting a guy in a relationship. We can text six women a minute. We can text it and push ‘reply all.’ I mean, since we’re lying, we might as well lie to everybody.

Steve Harvey

You’ve got to be in a bad relationship to really understand what a great one is.

Steve Harvey

We all think that this relationship thing is a game out here. All I’m saying to women is, ‘Okay. If it’s a game, here are the rules that we play by.’

Steve Harvey

My marriage to Marjorie is the most rewarding thing that ever happened to me. She gave me a life and a relationship that I didn’t know existed.

Steve Harvey

I have no idea what my best material is. Different people like different things. I’ll say this: The political stuff gets the press, but the relationship jokes sell all the seats.

Chris Rock

I have a love-hate relationship with white silk.

Alan Rickman

What if every relationship you’ve ever been in, is someone slowly figuring out they didn’t like you as much as they hoped they would?

James Acaster

I grew up very religious, and I don’t have a great relationship with religion.

Brad Pitt

Family – and certainly kids and a stable relationship – is something bigger than yourself. They need you to sit down with them, be there for them when they wake up in the middle of the night.

Brad Pitt

Even if I’d had a really happy relationship with my father and there was no emotional hiatus for a decade and a half, I probably would still have made some of the same choices for movies that I’ve made.

Steven Spielberg

It seemed like whenever I got a bona fide offer from Ferrari, I couldn’t do it. And vice versa – when I was ready, their seats were taken. We always had a relationship, but what’s important is that I pretty much started my F1 career with them and ended it there, too.

Mario Andretti

A father-son relationship is strong, like no other teammates. You could be straightforward with one another.

Mario Andretti

The relationship that tests/frustrates/irritates you the most actually is one of your greatest blessings. Why? Because it reveals to you the very beliefs/fears and false assumptions that most limit you.

Robin S. Sharma

Of all the memories I have of my father and of our relationship, none is warmer and more poignant than what happened a year before he died, when he came to visit me while I was teaching at West Point Grey Academy in Vancouver.

Justin Trudeau

In regards to the United States, Canadians expect me to stand up for our values and defend our interests and to have a constructive relationship with our largest trading partner and closest neighbour.

Justin Trudeau

I think Canadians have always been interested in the choices Americans make because the choices you make inevitably impact upon us… and how we make sure that we get that balance right between continuing to have a good relationship and standing for the things we believe in is what we expect of ourselves.

Justin Trudeau

The relationship between the prophet and the President, the priest and the President, is a sacred one.

Jesse Jackson

I’ve always loved the old epics that tell a simple emotional story, whether it’s the tumultuous relationship between Rhett and Scarlett or Lawrence of Arabia’s passion to get lost in a faraway place.

Baz Luhrmann

Some of the greatest relationship films of all time, the two stars have hated each other, but mostly you see that chemistry.

Baz Luhrmann

Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.

Dick Gregory

The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship.

Herbert Spencer

Opposites may attract, but I wouldn’t put my money on a relationship of financial opposites.

Suze Orman

You cannot be an educator or a teacher without relating to children with full insight. Their urge to imitate has been transformed into a receptivity based on a natural and uncontested relationship of authority, and you must take this into account in the broadest possible sense.

Rudolf Steiner

Man only becomes independent of this physical world when he learns to consider the objects around him as symbols. He must, for this reason, seek to acquire a moral relationship to them.

Rudolf Steiner

Above all, we must be conscious of the primary pedagogical task, namely that we must first make something of ourselves so that a living inner spiritual relationship exists between the teacher and the children.

Rudolf Steiner

You can get an idea of human nature only when you can see the relationship of the individual human being to the whole cosmos.

Rudolf Steiner

When people say ‘marriage’ to me… It’s always a means to an end. Everyone’s so in a rush to define the relationship.

Lady Gaga

The reason that I’m here at all is because of my relationship with my family and their encouragement of me to be a musician and to work hard. As long as I stay there in that space, I can do anything. That’s my truth.

Lady Gaga

In terms of my involvement in ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ and marriage equality and anti-bullying and social emotional learning in schools – these are all things that arise out of my relationship with the world and with my fans.

Lady Gaga

History shows us that in times of people feeling like they are in need of some sort of rebellion or protests, the artists rise because the poetry we create about pain and its relationship to culture in the world begins to soothe and heal people who are feeling confused or afraid.

Lady Gaga

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.

Jawaharlal Nehru

I’ve got five kids and I’m married, Tommy’s got two kids and he’s been married, Vince just got married again, Mick’s out of a relationship, Tommy’s single as well. We’ve done a lot in our life, we’ve covered a lot of miles.

Nikki Sixx

It’s really cool to know that there are so many people out there that are attached to me or projects that I’ve done to really feel that it’s a personal relationship.

Nikki Sixx

I’ve always been the long-term relationship, go-home-and-meet-mom girl.

Sophia Bush

Pride adversely affects all our relationships – our relationship with God and His servants, between husband and wife, parent and child, employer and employee, teacher and student, and all mankind.

Ezra Taft Benson

A positive self-image has little relationship to our material circumstances.

Ezra Taft Benson

I think that anyone who lives in New York, who’s lived here, who’s spent any time here, knows that it’s basically a love-hate relationship, you might say. Even though I still think it’s the greatest city in the world and I wouldn’t live anywhere else, there’re still things about it one doesn’t like. The love far outweighs the negative.

Spike Lee

Having a two-year-old is very hard. I feel like I’m in a relationship with an emotionally unstable woman who is also physically abusive and never gets in trouble for it.

Ali Wong

It’s hard having kids. It’s hard having a job. It’s hard having a relationship – for anybody.

Reese Witherspoon

For seven years, I had a business relationship in Milan, Milano. Dealing with Italians, just, let me tell you… Are we the same? Good lord, no! That’s why Europe’s fun – it’s fun because it’s different. A political project that seeks to make it all the same – it’s ghastly.

Nigel Farage

In marriage, compromise nurtures the relationship.

Tim Allen

My relationship with fashion has always been that each of us stars in our own movies and costumes ourselves to play the part we want. You take blouses and jeans and dresses, and you put them together, and they tell your story.

Marc Jacobs

When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.

Barbara De Angelis

I love coming home to somebody, I love being in a relationship.

Daniel Radcliffe

I seem to be a long-term relationship kinda guy.

Daniel Radcliffe

I don’t think the relationship between novels and realities are one to one. Of course novels play different roles. It’s essentially just a long narrative form. What you use that long narrative form for can be very different.

Margaret Atwood

I’m a relationship guy. I’m not about that ‘rapper life.’

Logic

OK, in all seriousness, I would say I couldn’t be in a relationship without equality, generosity, integrity, spirit, kindness and humor. And awesomeness.

Jennifer Aniston

To talk about a relationship trivializes something that’s nobody’s business.

Jennifer Aniston

I think it’s important to have closure in any relationship that ends – from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase.

Jennifer Aniston

I think a good relationship is about collaboration.

Jennifer Aniston

Unfenced by law, the unmarried lover can quit a bad relationship at any time. But you – the legally married person who wants to escape doomed love – may soon discover that a significant portion of your marriage contract belongs to the State, and that it sometimes takes a very long while for the State to grant you your leave.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Mine is just a simple old human story – of one person trying, with great rigor and discipline, to comprehend her personal relationship with divinity.

Elizabeth Gilbert

I’ve never been Romeo who meets a girl and falls for her immediately. It’s been a much slower process for me each time I’ve gone into a relationship.

Leonardo DiCaprio

I’ve always been a slow starter. My first date was with a girl called Cessi. We had a beautiful relationship over the phone all summer, and then when we met, I couldn’t look her in the eye.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Syria and Iran have always had a pretty tight relationship, and it looks to me like they just cooked up a press release to put out to sort of restate the obvious. They’re both problem countries; we know that. And this doesn’t change anything.

Mitch McConnell

American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.

William J. Clinton

I think the most important thing for me in a relationship is honesty.

Zac Efron

I think the fact that I’m so well known to be gay makes it very difficult to have a convincing relationship with a woman on screen. It wouldn’t be at all difficult for me to kiss a woman – I’ll kiss a frog if you like.

Stephen Fry

You can’t have a child just to keep a relationship together, can you?

George Michael

I spent the first half of my career being accused of being gay when I hadn’t had anything like a gay relationship.

George Michael

It’s strange. At some point in your career, the situation between yourself and the camera reverses. For a certain number of years, you court it and you need it, but ultimately, it needs you more, and it’s a bit like a relationship. The minute that happens, it turns you off… and it does feel like it is taking something from you.

George Michael

There’s a trick to the Graceful Exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over – and to let go. It means leaving what’s over without denying its value.

Ellen Goodman

I mean, we’re really making a quantum change in our relationship to the plant world with genetic modification.

Michael Pollan

Species co-evolve with the other species they eat, and very often, a relationship of interdependence develops: I’ll feed you if you spread around my genes. A gradual process of mutual adaptation transforms something like an apple or a squash into a nutritious and tasty food for a hungry animal.

Michael Pollan

Before I started writing about food, my focus was really on the human relationship to plants. Not only do plants nourish us bodily – they nourish us psychologically.

Michael Pollan

Perhaps this is the most important thing for me to take back from beach-living: simply the memory that each cycle of the tide is valid; each cycle of the wave is valid; each cycle of a relationship is valid.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I have relationships with people I’m working with, based on our combined interest. It doesn’t make the relationship any less sincere, but it does give it a focus that may not last beyond the experience.

Harrison Ford

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the context of a father-son relationship.

Harrison Ford

My mother killed herself when I was 12. I won’t complete that relationship. But I can try to understand her.

Jane Fonda

When someone comes up to me and says, ‘Mary, you helped save my marriage’, or, ‘Mary, you helped me get out of this abusive relationship’, I’m in it, really in their lives. And I’m so passionate about my feelings, but also about showing people the way through theirs.

Mary J. Blige

I introduce her as the love of my life everywhere that we go. She introduces me as her current husband. So you can see how the relationship kinda works here.

Garth Brooks

When women reassert their relationship with the wildish nature, they are gifted with a permanent and internal watcher, a knower, a visionary, an oracle, an inspiratrice, an intuitive, a maker, a creator, an inventor, and a listener who guide, suggest, and urge vibrant life in the inner and outer world.

Clarissa Pinkola Estes

I don’t dislike any of my exes. If I took time to form a relationship, it’s gonna hurt when we move on, but are you puttin’ White-Out over all that beautiful time together? That was real time in your life. It’s connected to where you are today.

Matthew McConaughey

Well, I’ve had a long standing relationship with Gatorade and they’ve been very, very good to me. And I believe in their products, I really do. I’ve used them for many, many years.

Bill Parcells

I’ve had a long standing relationship with Gatorade, and they’ve been very, very good to me. And I believe in their products; I really do.

Bill Parcells

Have gratitude for the things you’re discarding. By giving gratitude, you’re giving closure to the relationship with that object, and by doing so, it becomes a lot easier to let go.

Marie Kondo

One of the reasons it’s so difficult to study the relationship between diet and disease is because many dietary behaviors are associated with non-dietary behaviors.

Michael Greger

Individual psychotherapy – that is, engaging a distressed fellow human in a disciplined conversation and human relationship – requires that the therapist have the proper temperament and philosophy of life for such work. By that I mean that the therapist must be patient, modest, and a perceptive listener, rather than a talker and advice-giver.

Thomas Szasz

On the relationship side, if you teach people to respond actively and constructively when someone they care about has a victory, it increases love and friendship and decreases the probability of depression.

Martin Seligman

I recorded ‘The End of All Things’ right before I married my now wife. We had no vows publicly, so I wrote her this song and told her, ‘This is how I see our relationship.’

Brendon Urie

I have my relationship with God and myself, and that’s what matters to me. I really don’t care what most people think.

Britney Spears

My mom is a wonderful woman. She’s always been an inspiration to me, but having kids helped me make even more sense of my relationship with her.

Britney Spears

Well I think if you really go out with someone for quite a long time you do get to know each other very, very well, you go through the good times, you go through the bad times. You know both personally, but also within a relationship as well.

Kate Middleton

Sometimes it’s hard to open up about your personal life, your relationship because you always want the music to be in the forefront. You want the music to be the biggest carrier of everything that you represent.

Future

Unfortunately, I think we’ve probably all had the experience that if we’re in a relationship where one of the partners is doing it ‘my’ way, that relationship is not going to survive.

Twyla Tharp

I think Tolstoy had an unbelievably complicated relationship with women.

Twyla Tharp

My parents had a certain resolve to them that I don’t see as so prevalent today. Through good times and bad, they were committed to one another. Their relationship wasn’t something to be constantly examined or picked apart.

Steve Carell

If you don’t text your relationship partner – even if you just saw them in person – it’s like you’re doing something wrong.

Khalid

It’s nice to play a character that has a soulful, dependent, close relationship. It must mean my character is interesting in some way.

Jeff Goldblum

I had a very, very difficult relationship with my mother, who was supremely self-centred. She was hilariously self-centred. She did not really take interest in anything that didn’t immediately affect her.

John Cleese

Being pregnant finally helped me understand what my true relationship was with my body – meaning that it wasn’t put on this earth to look good in a swimsuit.

Amy Adams

I have a love / hate relationship with the city of New Orleans, which is the strongest kind of relationship.

Nicolas Cage

If you’re lucky like me, your relationship with your brother has resolved itself on the peaceful side of the fence and has stayed there. But if you’re someone who’s got a family that’s all fractured and finding it hard to relate, that’s a very sad place to be.

Tom Hardy

The establishment wonders why we can’t get more of the black vote. It’s because it’s not doing the things necessary to establish a deeper relationship with the black community. Most black people don’t think alike. Most black people just vote alike.

J. C. Watts

I think you grow wherever God plants you. I hope I’m growing as a person of faith, as a Christian. That should be our number one objective this journey of life. That all starts with a personal intimate relationship with Christ and then being in prayer every single day about all of those things – being tenacious about it.

J. C. Watts

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.

Iris Murdoch

A lot of what I’m obsessed with is the relationship and the dynamics between people and the family, particularly brothers and their father.

Martin Scorsese

The cinema began with a passionate, physical relationship between celluloid and the artists and craftsmen and technicians who handled it, manipulated it, and came to know it the way a lover comes to know every inch of the body of the beloved. No matter where the cinema goes, we cannot afford to lose sight of its beginnings.

Martin Scorsese


In every relationship, there are two perspectives to it.

Stanley A. McChrystal

People take such an interest in your love life when you have a profile; it puts a lot of stress on a relationship.

Margot Robbie

My experiences in life are getting bigger and better. The more stuff I do, the more stuff I talk about – having kids, traveling, going through relationship problems, dealing with things in my own family. All that stuff builds character.

Kevin Hart

Every relationship should eventually become a long-term relationship. Any director that I meet now isn’t just a director. He’s potentially a friend, and someone I can call to do a project that I want or that I have.

Kevin Hart

I read so much stuff that black women say, especially about my relationship. ‘Oh, he left his black wife to go be with some exotic chick.’ First of all, my girl is black: she’s Jamaican.

Kevin Hart

When you’re rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I’ve talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I’ve ever wanted to do.

Stevie Nicks

Prince and I were just friends. I think he would have been happy to have had a relationship.

Stevie Nicks

My generation fought very hard for feminism, and we fought very hard to not be labeled as you had to have a husband or you had to be in a relationship, or you were somehow not a cool chick.

Stevie Nicks

It is well known that my husband and Lady Thatcher enjoyed a very special relationship as leaders of their respective countries during one of the most difficult and pivotal periods in modern history. Ronnie and Margaret were political soul mates, committed to freedom and resolved to end Communism.

Nancy Reagan

People put so much effort into starting a relationship and so little effort into ending one.

Marina Abramovic

I had a very difficult relationship with my mother. She used to wake me up in the middle of the night if I wasn’t sleeping straight and was messing up the sheets. Now when I stay in hotels I sleep so straight they don’t even think I’ve used the bed.

Marina Abramovic

If you’re a woman, it’s almost impossible to establish a relationship. You’re too much for everybody. It’s too much. The woman always has to play this role of being fragile and dependent. And if you’re not, they’re fascinated by you, but only for a little while. And then they want to change you and crush you. And then they leave.

Marina Abramovic

Starbucks has a role and a meaningful relationship with people that is not only about the coffee.

Howard Schultz

We must restore the emotional relationship that people have to the idea of America, that no matter where you come from, no matter where you live, that you have access to the same opportunities that somebody who is born in privilege.

Howard Schultz

Great companies that build an enduring brand have an emotional relationship with customers that has no barrier. And that emotional relationship is on the most important characteristic, which is trust.

Howard Schultz

What will support any relationship is clear, complete and conscious conversations when upsets or breakdowns occur.

Iyanla Vanzant

Begin within. If it shows up in your life, it’s coming to tell you something about you that you’re acting like you don’t know. Something about yourself, or your relationship with God.

Iyanla Vanzant

I learnt to stop fantasising about the perfect job or the perfect relationship because that can actually be an excuse for not living.

Alain de Botton

The arrogance that says analysing the relationship between reasons and causes is more important than writing a philosophy of shyness or sadness or friendship drives me nuts. I can’t accept that.

Alain de Botton

Laughter is an important part of a good relationship. It’s an immense achievement when you can move from your thinking that your partner is merely an idiot to thinking that they are that wonderfully complex thing called a loveable idiot. And often that means having a little bit of a sense of humour about their flaws.

Alain de Botton

Since the beginning of the 20th century, the public’s relationship to art has been weakened by a profound institutional reluctance to address the question of what art is for. This is a question that has, quite unfairly, come to feel impatient, illegitimate, and a little impudent.

Alain de Botton

Women always left me because I wouldn’t commit, but then nothing changes a relationship like commitment. If you move in with someone, you lose all respect for them.

Lemmy

Both spiritual companionship and spiritual motherliness are not limited to the physical wife and mother relationship, but they extend to all people with whom woman comes into contact

Edith Stein

I could never give relationship advice to anybody!

Salma Hayek

There’s a lot about the character. It doesn’t always happen, but there are some characters you really create a relationship with, almost as if they were your friend. And you never get into their heads again or think like them.

Salma Hayek

What works in a relationship of very public people is not making the relationship public – keeping it as personal as it can be. It’s the only way it is real.

Denis Leary

If you want a long-term relationship that doesn’t require a lot of work, I say, get a dog. They love you no matter what. But when it comes to humans, there’s no secret; you really have to appreciate the person every single day.

Pearl S. Buck

The basic discovery about any people is the discovery of the relationship between men and women.

Ben Shapiro

The ouster of Jill Abramson as executive editor of ‘The New York Times’ sent shock waves through the media landscape. Reports that she was fired thanks in part to a soured relationship based on the ‘Times’ alleged sexist pay discrepancy only made those shock waves stronger.

Ben Shapiro

It is no wonder that advocates of Obamacare blindly push forward with their agenda to force religious Americans to violate their own precepts: in the war between the state and the individual, religion is on the side of the individual and his or her relationship with God. That is why symbolic prayer matters. It is symbolic.

Gianni Versace

I have a fantastic relationship with money. I use it to buy my freedom.

Bjork

I feel like the people from Iceland have a different relationship with their country than other places. Most Icelandic people are really proud to be from there, and we don’t have embarrassments like World War II where we were cruel to other people.

Bjork

Maybe it’s just a personal thing, but I get so much grounding from Iceland because I know it’s always going to be there. I have a very happy, healthy relationship with the country, so it’s really easy to go everywhere because I always have Iceland to go back to.

Bjork

Living in a capital in Europe but still surrounded by mountains and ocean, my relationship to music was strongest walking to school and back. I would sing to myself and very quickly started mapping out my melodies to landscapes – at the time I just thought it was very matter of fact, a common thing to do.

William Glasser

What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.

William Glasser

Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it’s really bad because everything we’ve done is de-humanizing education. It’s destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship.

William Glasser

Using no control and using humor will build a relationship and make a dent to where the client puts the counselor in their quality world and then begins to relate and seek out the counselor. Effective therapy begins with the acceptance of the therapist into the client’s quality world.

Condoleezza Rice

When you’re doing collaborative music, the relationship that forms is a very bonding kind of experience.

Ho Chi Minh

The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,… Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don’t want to do that and that’s their decision.

Seamus Heaney

Poetry is always slightly mysterious, and you wonder what is your relationship to it.

Pope Benedict XVI

How much we need, in the church and in society, witnesses of the beauty of holiness, witnesses of the splendour of truth, witnesses of the joy and freedom born of a living relationship with Christ!

Pope Benedict XVI

The life of the community, both domestically and internationally, clearly demonstrates that respect for rights, and the guarantees that follow from them, are measures of the common good that serve to evaluate the relationship between justice and injustice, development and poverty, security and conflict.

Pope Benedict XVI

Certainly a sort of industrial use of creatures, so that geese are fed in such a way as to produce as large a liver as possible, or hens live so packed together that they become just caricatures of birds, this degrading of living creatures to a commodity seems to me in fact to contradict the relationship of mutuality that comes across in the Bible.

Pope Benedict XVI

When you’re in a relationship with a photographer, and they start abusing that relationship and being like, ‘I want you to do this, and I want you to do that,’ it makes you go, ‘No.’ I didn’t want to work all the time.

Kate Moss

The relationship with my people, the Nigerian people, is very good. My relationship with the rulers has always been problematic.

Chinua Achebe

Over the years, myths were built up about my relationship with Fred Astaire. The general public thought he was a Svengali, who snapped his fingers for his little Trilby to obey; in their eyes, my career was his creation.

Ginger Rogers

I use God in my songs a lot but I don’t have a relationship. I don’t know what that means.

Dave Matthews

My relationship with my body has changed. I used to consider it as a servant who should obey, function, give pleasure. In sickness, you realise that you are not the boss. It is the other way around.

Federico Fellini

I believe there is a relationship between having an interest in the arts and the behaviour of society as a whole. Some politicians find it difficult that the arts is a weapon of happiness… Politics is often about deprivation rather than the opening up of ideas and nourishing creative endeavour.

Richard Eyre

There is that awful moment when you realize that you’re falling in love. That should be the most joyful moment, and actually it’s not. It’s always a moment that’s full of fear because you know, as night follows day, the joy is going to rapidly be followed by some pain or other. All the angst of a relationship.

Helen Mirren

Humor in a relationship is so important. Many women will say that. Some say, ‘If they can make you laugh, it’s the sexiest thing on earth.’

Helen Mirren

The erosion of extended family concept and losing out on values are the two things that are primarily responsible for the growing mismatch in the parent-child relationship.

Shiv Khera

I personally don’t believe people really grow. They just learn stuff when they were a kid, and hold on to it, and that affects every relationship they have.

Donald Glover

I want a permanent relationship, and I might feel inclined to reject anything which of its nature could not be permanent.

Alan Turing

A relationship can give you a gut wrenching feeling sometimes. It’s a real emotional ride.

Drake

The longest, most solid and complex relationship in my life is with my mother. It started before I was born, and now, when I am 71 and living in California and she is 92 and living in Chile, we are still in touch daily.

Isabel Allende

We focus so much on our relationships with other people, and beauty, for me, is about facilitating your relationship with yourself.

Jonathan Van Ness

A fantastic actor in a scene that’s just closed off will be good. But when working with a director who knows little tricks – correct music, slowly pushing in – that stunning performance will somehow become even better. I’ve always seen it as a symbiotic relationship.

Matthew Gray Gubler

What is Relationship?

All romantic relationships go up and down and work, commitment and a desire to adapt and evolve with your partner. But if your relationship is just beginning or years old, you should take action to build a healthier relationship. Also if you endured many relationships that have collapsed in the past, or have tried to rekindle passion fires in the present, you will learn how to remain connected, accomplish yourself and enjoy lasting gladness. 

What makes the relationship healthy? 

Relationship is special, and for many different reasons people come together. One of the defining characteristics of a successful partnership is to share a mutual purpose, which is exactly what you want and where you want it to go. And you can only learn this by addressing your partner sincerely and honestly. However, the most stable partnerships have those features in common. The understanding of these basic concepts will help to sustain positive, satisfying and exciting relationships to whatever goals or challenges you face. 

You have a positive emotional relationship. You each feel loved and fulfilled emotionally. There is a distinction between love and love. If you feel loved, it makes you feel like someone really gets you, embraced and respected by your family. Some relationships remain in peaceful coexistence, but without the emotional connections of the partners. While the union can look solid, it can only add a distance to the surface through a lack of continuous meaning and emotional relation. 

You are not afraid of disagreement (respectful). Some pairs speak softly, others raise their voices and disagree with passion. However to not be afraid of confrontation is the secret to a good relationship. It needs you to feel free to say issues that concern you without fear of retribution. Without embarrassment, disrespect or coercion, you need to be able to settle the conflict. 

You keep ties and desires alive outside of yourself. Nobody can meet all of your needs despite the claims of romantic fiction or movies. In reality, it may put undue pressure on a partnership to demand too much of your partner. It is necessary to preserve one’s identity, maintain relationships with family and friends, and maintain hobbies and interests, to stimulate and enrich your romantic relationship. 

Responsive and frank, you communicate. A vital aspect of every partnership is effective communication. When they both know what they want and feel confident sharing their desires, concerns and wishes, trust can be enhanced and the bond between you strengthened. 

Fall in love versus love 

For most people it just seems to happen that they fall in love. It remains in love — or preserves that experience of “falling in love,” which calls for commitment and effort. However, it’s worth the effort because of its rewards. A healthy and safe relationship, through good times and bad and strengthening all aspects of your well-being, can serve as a continuous source of support and happiness for your life. Now, you can create a lasting relationship by taking steps to maintain, or re-energize your love experience. 

Many pairs concentrate only on their relationship when certain inevitable problems exist. Once the problems are solved, they often focus on their careers, children and other interests. However, the continuous attention and commitment of love are needed to prosper in romantic relations. As long as your health is important to a romantic relationship, your attention and efforts will be required. And now it can also help to recognise and address a minor issue in your connection to prevent it from being more serious. The following tips will help you sustain your romantic relationship throughout the love world. 

Tip 1: Take time to face Quality 

Young man and woman seated together closely in the coffee shop clamped hands, both smiling. 

You fall in love to look at each other and hear each other. You can sustain the fall of love experiences over the long term if you keep watching and listening carefully. When you first dated your loved one, you probably have lovely memories. Everything seemed fresh and exciting and you probably spent hours chatting or trying new and exciting things. Yet as time passes it can make it harder to find time together because of pressures of work , family, other obligations and the desire we have for time. 

Many couples find that their early date communication is replaced by rushed texts, emails and instant messages. Although digital communication is excellent for some purposes, it does not have the same effects as personal contact on your brain and nervous system. It’s nice to give your partner a voice or a text message, “I love them,” but they always feel like you don’t really understand or acknowledge them if you never look at them or have time to sit down together. And as a couple, you will get farther away or disconnected. The emotional signs that you both have to feel loved can only be passed on in person, so it is vital to spend time together regardless of how busy life gets. 

Engage regularly in spending quality time together. Regardless of how busy you are, take some minutes every day to remove your devices, stop thinking about other things and focus on your partner and really connect. 

Find something you want to do for yourself, whether it’s a shared sport, a dance class, a quick stroll or a cup of coffee in the morning. 

Take together something different. New ideas can be a fun way to connect together and make things interesting. You can try a new restaurant or go on a day trip to a place you’re never seen. 

Take a look together and have fun. In the early stages of a partnership, couples are often more enjoyable and playful. However, this amusing mentality can often be forgotten as life problems begin to evolve in the way that old resentments begin to develop. Maintaining a sense of humor will allow you to conquer tough times, raising depression and work more easily. Think of fun ways to surprise your friend, such as taking home roses, or booking a table at your favorite restaurant unexpectedly. You can also help to reconnect with your playful side by playing with pets or small children. 

Do things that help others together 

One of the best ways to remain together and linked is to focus on something beyond the relationship together, which you and your partner appreciate. Volunteering for a cause, mission or group that both have meaning may sustain a fresh and meaningful relationship. It will also be able to introduce you to new people and concepts, give you the ability to face new challenges together and provide new ways to connect. 

It is an enormous pleasure to do things that help alleviate stress, anxiety and depression. Human beings have trouble supporting others. The more you support, the better you feel — as a person and as a couple. 

Tip 2: Stay connected by contact 

Young woman lying on the side of the bed talking to her husband 

A main component of a successful partnership is effective communication. You feel comfortable and happy when you have a healthy emotional relationship with your partner. When people stop communicating, the link ceases, and periods of change or stress will completely disconnect. It may sound simplistic, but you can usually overcome whatever problems you face as long as you communicate. 

Don’t make them guess, tell your partner what you need. 

Talking about what you need isn’t always easy. Firstly, many of us do not spend enough time thinking in a relationship about what is really important to us. And even though you know what you need you may feel insecure, humiliated or even ashamed by thinking about it. Look, however, from the point of view of your friend. It is a pleasure and not a burden to provide comfort and understanding to a person you love. 

You can assume that you have a pretty good idea of what you think and need when you have met your partner for a while. Your partner is not an intellectual reader, however. Although your partner may have an idea, voicing your desires is far better to prevent misunderstanding directly. This may feel something for your mate, but may not be what you need. Moreover, people are changing, and what, for example, you needed and wanted five years ago can be very different now. Therefore, instead of leaving your partners with frustration, confusion or rage, get used to telling them exactly what you need, when they are consistently wrong. 

Note the nonverbal signs of your spouse 

So much is communicated by what we do not mean through our contact. Nonverbal signals, eye contact, voice tone, posture and gestures such as leaning, crossing your arms, or touch the hand of someone, convey far more than words. If you can collect nonverbal information or “body language” from your partner, you can tell how they really feel and how they can respond. That person must recognize his own nonverbal signals and those of his partner in order for the relationship to function properly. The responses of your partner can vary from yours. For instance, one person could find a loving way of communication after a stressful day.

Often it’s important to ensure your body language correlates to what you say. If you say “I’m all right,” but clamp your jaws, you simply point out that you’re anything but ‘ok.’ 

If your partner felt positive emotional signals, you feel cherished and happy and your partner feels the same when you give positive emotional signals. You’ll harm your link to your ability to interact with each other, particularly in times of stress when you stop interested in your personal or partner’s emotions. 

Have a strong audience 

Although much focus is placed upon our community, you can create a deeper and stronger link among yourself if you can learn how to listen to someone who makes you feel respected and understood. There is a major difference between listening and only listening in this way. You will hear the subtle intonsions in a voice of your friend, which will tell you how they really feel and how they want to connect. You should only listen while you’re interested in what they say. You don’t have to accept or change your mind to be a good listener. However, it helps you to find common views that can help you resolve conflicts. 

Power Reduction 

You are more likely to misread your romantic partner, send out confusing or nonverbal signals or lapse into unhealthy patterns of knee shakiness if you are stressed or overwhelmed with emotion. How much were you depressed and took off your beloved’s handle and said or did something you regretted later? You won’t only avoid such regrets, but can also help to prevent conflict and misunderstanding – and even help calm your partner when tempers are built if you can learn to handle stress quickly and return to a calm state. 

Tip 3: Stay alive physical intimacy 

Touch is a key part of human life. Infant studies have shown the significance for brain growth of daily affective communication. And in childhood the benefits do not end. Affected touch raises body oxytocin levels, a hormone that affects bonding. 

Although sex is often an integral element of a committed relationship, it should not be the only way to be intimate. Hold hands, touching, kissing is equally necessary. Sometimes, affectionate contact. 

Naturally, responsiveness to your partner ‘s interests is significant. Another person may be anxious or withdrawn – just what you don’t want, unwelcome contact or misunderstood openings. Unlike so many other facets of a good partnership, how well your desires and expectations can be conveyed to your partner. 

Even if you have to deal with urgent laborloads or young children, you can help keep physical intimacy alive by producing a few regular days, whether that is a date night or just an hour later in the day when you can sit down and talk or hold hands. 

Tip 4: Learn how to communicate and to adopt 

You are planning to be disappointed if you plan to get what you want 100 percent of the time in a relationship. The building on compromise is healthy connections. However, it takes effort to ensure that a fair exchange is kept between individuals. 

Recognize your partner ‘s importance 

You can make a long road towards building good will and a spirit of compromise, knowing how important your partner is really. On the other hand, it is also critical that your partner knows and says explicitly what you want. Constantly giving to others at the expense of your own needs only creates anger and resentment. 

Don’t “win” the goal 

It will be difficult to reach a compromise if you approach your partner with the attitude that things need to be your way or otherwise. Often this is because your needs are not met while younger, or because years of cumulative frustration will hit a bottleneck in your relationship. It’s all right to believe something strongly, but your partner deserves to be heard. Respect the other person and his point of view. 

Find out how to settle dispute with dignity 

In any partnership, conflict is unavoidable but both parties must feel respected in order to sustain a healthy relationship. The goal is not to win but to preserve and strengthen ties. 

See to it that you fight fairly. Maintain attention to the problem and value the other person. Don’t begin arguments about things you can’t change. 

Do not directly attack anyone, but use “I” statements to communicate your feelings. For example, try “I feel bad when you are doing it” instead of saying, “You make me feel bad.” 

Don’t pull old mixing cases. Concentrate on what you can do to fix the issue rather than look at past conflicts or grudges and feel blame. 

Will be able to forgive. Conflict resolution can’t be settled if you don’t want to or can’t forgive anyone. 

Take a break when the tempers flare up. Take a few minutes before you say or do anything, soothe stress and calm down. Keep in mind that the person you love you disagree with. 

Know if anything is to let go. If an understanding can not be reached, consent to disagree. Two people are required to make an argument. If a dispute doesn’t happen, you can opt out and move on. 

Tip 5: Be up and down prepared 

It’s important to acknowledge that every relationship has ups and downs. You won’t be on the same page all the time. Often a partner has a dilemma that stresses it, like the death of a close family member. Other events can affect and make it difficult for both partners to interact, for example, loss of employment or serious health problems. You may have various ideas about financial management or child-raising. Different people cope differently with stress and misunderstandings may easily turn to frustration and anger. 

Don’t take your partner’s problems out. The stresses of life can make us short. You can feel easier to snap off with your partner and even better if you are dealing with a lot of stress. These struggles may at first feel like a relief, but they eventually corrupt your relationship. Look for other healthy ways to cope with pain, indignation and frustration. 

Trying to force a solution will trigger even more difficulties. All people work through their own problems and problems. You ‘re a team, remember. Remember. You can get through the rough spots if you continue together to move forward. 

Take a look back at your early stages. Come together to see how you began to diverge and how you can work together to rekindle this romantic relationship. You should share the moments that brought you two together. 

Open yourself to transition. Change in life is inevitable, and whether you take it or fight it will happen. Flexibility is essential to accommodate the shift that always occurs in all relationships, allowing both good and bad times to develop together. 

If you need external help, reach out to each other. Sometimes relationship problems may appear too complex or overwhelming to handle as a couple. Couple or a trusted friend or religious person may assist in therapy.

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