Eight letters. – Zelda Fitzgerald, 104. Long-term relationships, the ones that matter, are all about weathering the peaks and the valleys.” –, “You cant just give up on someone just because the situation is not ideal. "Four years ago, I was just a guy who had a crush on a girl, who had a boyfriend. Going through the ups and downs with them helps them feel supported and loved, and you feel needed and valued. Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." "Affection is when you see someone's strengths; love is when you accept someone's flaws." "Tell me who admires you loves you, and I will tell you who you are." They don’t get to see the true version of you. "The heart wants what it wants. What was it like in the beginning? You are important to other people. And when you have that information, you can get started on making things awesome. It’s important to figure out what you need from a relationship and then make sure that you pick people in your life that match those needs. "If you love something, and you set it free, and it doesn't come back... you're a dumbass!" "It don't take a word, not a single word. – Alfred Tennyson. "Finding someone you love and who loves you back is a wonderful, wonderful feeling. It’s one of the ultimate rewards of a relationship. If it was as simple as falling in love and getting married, divorce rates would be lower. And you're beautiful. Always remind yourself of that so you can stay open to beneficial relationships. It feels like you have this partner who is going to be with you and also change light bulbs and do dishes with you." It's called accepting you for being you." – Grey's Anatomy, 105. Having trouble? He’s cheating on her and she’s turned into a pile of mush who thinks she can’t do any better with her life. "Good luck finding somebody to put up with your shit for more than, like, six months. Do you feel like they are never being upfront with you? And, if you don’t have someone to do that with, then it’s time you found them. I grew up with the saying that if you ‘assume’ you make an ass out of u and me. Someday, someone will come along and appreciate what you didn't. It’s hard to compromise and work together. It’s difficult now and it will be difficult tomorrow.”-, “The most functional way to regulate difficult emotions in love relationships is to share them.”-, “Single and in a relationship are just titles. – Dirty Dancing, 46. They don’t know the real you. ", "You're allowed to feel hurt. Moreover, you don’t measure what you do or say to them and then base how loving you are off that. You fall asleep, she's there. Do that, and your whole life will change! “Don’t take your frustrations out on your partner. You wake up, she's there. I feel fortunate as a woman to have a husband who loves me and shows me in every way. "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." Without love in a relationship there is no momentum and without momentum there's no belief, and without belief there is no progress, and without progress there's no success. Find the magic in your love, even when you don't want to. – Moonrise Kingdom, 24. And the more she loved me, the more I harmed myself.”-, “It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know it has begun.”-, “Love is the easiest thing there is. I've been blowing my horn for a lotta years, but lemme tell you somethin': I ain't nothin' without you." In Iyanla’s work, she often comes across unhealthy relationships. "That's how you know you love someone, I guess, when you can't experience anything without wishing the other person were there to see it, too." ", "When someone does something wrong, don't forget all the things they did right. "A dream you dream alone is only a dream. Even if you and your significant other are in a great place, sending them a sweet remark is the perfect way to remind them just how special they are to you. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. It's always difficult to really sum up exactly why a relationship works. A wise man once said "Relationships based on intense experiences never work. 1. "Love is an untamed force. The single most potent perpetrator of depression is a stable bad relationship. If you want someone in your life, and you are doing everything in your power to steal them away from someone else, then you are doing it for the wrong reason. With relationship comes access, and with intimacy comes influence. They are better than power and money because they give us something those things can’t give us, support, companionship, and value.