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Quotes About Relationships
“I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.” 
― Lisa Kleypas
•“Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it.” 
― Candace Bushnell
•“Relationships are mysterious. We doubt the positive qualities in others, seldom the negative. You will say to your partner: do you really love me? Are you sure you love me? You will ask this a dozen times and drive the person nuts. But you never ask: are you really mad at me? Are you sure you’re angry? When someone is angry, you don’t doubt it for a moment. Yet the reverse should be true. We should doubt the negative in life, and have faith in the positive.” 
― Christopher Pike
•“Don't let a thief into your house three times. The first time was enough. The second time was a chance. The third time means you're stupid.” 
― C. JoyBell C.
•“Don't worry about hurting me, if that's what you're afraid of. I want to get hurt. At least I'll feel something for a change.” 
― Katie Kacvinsky
•“Be honest, brutally honest. That is what's going to maintain relationships.” 
― Lauryn Hill 
•“When we face pain in relationships our first response is often to sever bonds rather than to maintain commitment.” 
― bell hooks
•“The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.” 
― John Ruskin 
•“You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.” 
― Elizabeth Gilbert
•“Give a man a centimeter and he'll think he's a ruler.” 
― Janet Skeslien Charles
•“Forgive the past. It is over. Learn from it and let go. People are constantly changing and growing. Do not cling to a limited, disconnected, negative image of a person in the past. See that person now. Your relationship is always alive and changing.” 
― Brian L. Weiss
•“There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.” 
― Martin Luther 
•“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” 
― Donald Miller
•“Relationships are never about power, and one way to avoid the will to power is to choose to limit oneself- to serve.” 
― Wm. Paul Young
•“In the realm of love and sex, it's girls who are in the position of working hard to adapt themselves to the needs and fantasies of the mercurial males whose approval and attention they seek.” 
― Meenakshi Gigi Durham
•“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” 
― C.G. Jung
•“I'm quite sensitive to women. I saw how my sister got treated by boyfriends. I read this thing that said when you are in a relationship with a woman, imagine how you would feel if you were her father. That's been my approach, for the most part.” 
― Orlando Bloom 
“Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up.” 
― Marian Keyes
•“In love, women are professionals, men are amateurs” 
― Fran Truffaut
•“Every couple needs to argue now and then. Just to prove that the relationship is strong enough to survive. Long-term relationships, the ones that matter, are all about weathering the peaks and the valleys.” 
― Nicholas Sparks
•“Remember, we all stumble, every one of us.  That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.  Emily Kimbrough
•“Don't be a fool. Don't give up something important to hold onto someone who can't even say they love you.” 
― Sarah Dessen
•“Every relationship is a tug of war, and I hope the scaffold wins.” 
― Bauvard
•“I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Trying to fall out of love is like trying to climb a mountain. Blindfolded, on crutches, naked in a hail storm.” 
― Louise Caiola
•“When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.” 
― Andy Warhol 
•“We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.” 
― Albert Einstein
•“We're all seeking that special person who is right for us. But if you've been through enough relationships, you begin to suspect there's no right person, just different flavors of wrong. Why is this? Because you yourself are wrong in some way, and you seek out partners who are wrong in some complementary way. But it takes a lot of living to grow fully into your own wrongness. And it isn't until you finally run up against your deepest demons, your unsolvable problems” the ones that make you truly who you are”that we're ready to find a lifelong mate. Only then do you finally know what you're looking for. You're looking for the wrong person. But not just any wrong person: the right wrong person”someone you lovingly gaze upon and think, This is the problem I want to have.

I will find that special person who is wrong for me in just the right way.

Let our scars fall in love.” 
― Galway Kinnell
•“In a relationship you have to open yourself up.” 
― Neil LaBute 
“When you hold a grudge, you want someone else's sorrow to reflect your level of hurt but the two rarely meet.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“The quickest way to rectify that mistake (choosing the wrong person) is by learning from that, moving on, and choosing much more wisely in the future.” 
― Greg Behrendt
•“Trouble is part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you enough chance to love you enough.”
― Dinah Shore
•“Right now we are here, and nothing can mar our perfection, or steal the joy of this perfect moment.” 
― Audrey Niffenegger
•“Love cannot live where there is no trust.” 
― Edith Hamilton
•“Men are jealous of every woman, even when they don't have the slightest interest in her themselves.” 
― Jan Neruda
•“I can't even find someone for a platonic relationship, much less the kind where someone wants to see me naked.” 
― Gilbert Gottfried 
•“Mocking a woman is like drinking too much wine. It may be fun for a short time, but the hangover is hell.” 
― Brandon Sanderson
•“If equal affection cannot be, Let the more loving one be me.” 
― W.H. Auden
•“What a relationship looks like on the outside isn't the same as what it's like on the inside. You can be more in love with someone in your mind than with the person you see every day.” 
― Jean Kwok
•“On a level of simple personal survival, understanding and forgiveness are crucial... whether in an intimate personal relationship or on a global level.” 
― Edward Albert
•“When what you hear and what you see don't match, trust your eyes.” 
― Dale Renton
•“In any relationship in which two people become one, the end result is two half people.” 
― Wayne W. Dyer
•“When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.” 
― Joseph Campbell 
•“Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” 
― Stephen R. Covey
•“A relationship is lovely if you're happy, comfortable in it and you really like the person. I can think of nothing better. But there's nothing worse than having a relationship in which you feel no interest.” 
― Susannah York 
•“When you say "I" and "my" too much, you lose the capacity to understand the "we" and "our".” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“I can't even find someone for a platonic relationship, much less the kind where someone wants to see me naked.” 
― Gilbert Gottfried 
•“Most men claim to desire driven, independent and confident women. Yet when confronted with such a creature reverence often evolves into resent. For just like women, men need to be needed.” 
― Tiffany Madison
•“If you're trapped in the dream of the Other, you're fucked.” 
― Gilles Deleuze
•“The best relationships in our lives are the best not because they have been the happiest ones, they are that way because they have stayed strong through the most tormentful of storms.” 
― Pandora Poikilos
•“In your pursuit of your passions, always be young. In your relationship with others, always be grown-up. ” 
― Tom Brokaw
•“Submission is not about authority and it is not obedience; it is all about relationships of love and respect.” 
― Wm. Paul Young
•“Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.” 
― Keanu Reeves 
•“It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.” 
― Nick Hornby
•“Never regret trusting someone. It proves you have a heart. But if he turns out to be a lying worm I'm not going to waste my time crying. Because I am way too fabulous for that.” 
― Jude Watson
•“When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.” 
― Deepak Chopra
•“Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same.” 
― Flavia Weed
•“In a relationship each person should support the other; they should lift each other up.” 
― Taylor Swift 
•“I mean, if the relationship can't survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?” 
― Nicholas Sparks
•“Still, she knows one thing for certain: never judge a relationship unless you are the one wrapped up in its arms.” 
― Alice Hoffman
•“If I'm sincere today, what does it matter if I regret it tomorrow?” 
― Jos Saramago
•“Learn to deal with the fact that you are not a perfect person but you are a person that deserves respect and honesty.” 
― Pandora Poikilos
•“I'm not perfect. Remember that, and try to forgive me when I fail you.” 
― Elizabeth Lowell
•“A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other...Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever” 
― Dave Matthews Band
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