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quote by Brian Tracy: Most of your happiness will come from your relationships with others. Handle them with care. with background image: man and woman holding hand while walking on bridge
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Most of your happiness will come from your relationships with others. Handle them with care.

--Brian Tracy
quote by Beau Mirchoff: A healthy relationship is built on unwavering trust. with background image: couple kissing under gray clouds
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A healthy relationship is built on unwavering trust.

--Beau Mirchoff
quote by Brian Tracy: Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person. with background image: two persons holding each other hands
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Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

--Brian Tracy
quote by Doménico Cieri Estrada: To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship. with background image: pink flower
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To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship.

--Doménico Cieri Estrada
quote by Wayne W. Dyer: Relationships based on obligation lack dignity. with background image: man smiling while facing other person
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Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

--Wayne W. Dyer
quote by Hugh Mackay: Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. with background image: silhouette of hugging couple
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Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.

--Hugh Mackay
quote by Shannon L. Alder: The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go. with background image: snow-capped mountain at the horizon viewed from lake dock
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The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go.

--Shannon L. Alder
quote by Esther Wojcicki: Without relationships, we have nothing. with background image: closeup photo of orange petaled flowers
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Without relationships, we have nothing.

--Esther Wojcicki
quote by Patricia L. Fry: Two halves do not make a whole when it comes to a healthy relationship: it takes two wholes. with background image: low angle photograph of man and woman kissing
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Two halves do not make a whole when it comes to a healthy relationship: it takes two wholes.

--Patricia L. Fry
quote by Charles Du Bos: Love does not care to define and is never in a hurry to do so. with background image: photography of lake near tree
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Love does not care to define and is never in a hurry to do so.

--Charles Du Bos
quote by Murray Bowen: That which is created in a relationship can be fixed in a relationship. with background image: woman holding brown umbrella
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That which is created in a relationship can be fixed in a relationship.

--Murray Bowen
quote by Alain de Botton: One of the better guarantors of ending up in a good relationship: an advanced capacity to be alone. with background image: man and woman holding hand while walking on bridge
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One of the better guarantors of ending up in a good relationship: an advanced capacity to be alone.

--Alain de Botton
quote by Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. with background image: man holdind woman hand
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Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

--Alfred, Lord Tennyson
quote by Amy Grant: Real relationship is gritty and earthy, the stuff that life is made of. with background image: photo of author Amy Grant with quote

Real relationship is gritty and earthy, the stuff that life is made of.

--Amy Grant
quote by Amy Leigh Mercree: In a relationship, any interaction is really one of the heart. with background image: white and purple flower in macro shot
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In a relationship, any interaction is really one of the heart.

--Amy Leigh Mercree
quote by Anonymous: In the end, we all just want someone that chooses us, over everyone else, under any circumstances. with background image: close-up photography of heart shaped fairy lite on brown sand
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In the end, we all just want someone that chooses us, over everyone else, under any circumstances.

--Anonymous
quote by Bo Sanchez: Work on your relationships... Relationships need renewal or they die. with background image: man and woman kissing on the street in grayscale photography
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Work on your relationships... Relationships need renewal or they die.

--Bo Sanchez
quote by Candice Swanepoel: A relationship is like another job, you know, you have to work at it all the time. with background image: gray-scale photo of man and woman hugging
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A relationship is like another job, you know, you have to work at it all the time.

--Candice Swanepoel
quote by Carlos Del Valle: Selfish people will never get to experience the joy of human connection. with background image: photo of author Carlos Del Valle with quote

Selfish people will never get to experience the joy of human connection.

--Carlos Del Valle
quote by Carlos Del Valle: #1 relationship rule: over communicate. with background image: photo of author Carlos Del Valle with quote

#1 relationship rule: over communicate.

--Carlos Del Valle
quote by Diane von Furstenberg: The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself. with background image: photo of author Diane von Furstenberg with quote

The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.

--Diane von Furstenberg
quote by Graham Greene: In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. with background image: photo of author Graham Greene with quote

In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.

--Graham Greene
quote by Henry Winkler: Assumptions are the termites of relationships. with background image: photo of author Henry Winkler with quote

Assumptions are the termites of relationships.

--Henry Winkler
quote by Idowu Koyenikan: Everything you want in life is a relationship away. with background image: purple heart shaped ornament on black and white textile
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Everything you want in life is a relationship away.

--Idowu Koyenikan
quote by Irina Shayk: If you are in a relationship, it has to be a good one. If it isn't, it's best to just leave it. with background image: photo of author Irina Shayk with quote

If you are in a relationship, it has to be a good one. If it isn't, it's best to just leave it.

--Irina Shayk
quote by Jennifer Aniston: I think a good relationship is about collaboration. with background image: photo of author Jennifer Aniston with quote

I think a good relationship is about collaboration.

--Jennifer Aniston
quote by Kapil Gupta: Every human interaction is composed of: need, competition, or war. with background image: silhouette of man and woman kissing during sunset
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Every human interaction is composed of: need, competition, or war.

--Kapil Gupta
quote by Leo Christopher: Vulnerability is the essence of connection and connection is the essence of existence. with background image: woman in blue denim jacket leaning on man's shoulder near body of water
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Vulnerability is the essence of connection and connection is the essence of existence.

--Leo Christopher
quote by M. Scott Peck: Commitment is inherent in any genuinely loving relationship. with background image: red and white heart shape illustration
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Commitment is inherent in any genuinely loving relationship.

--M. Scott Peck

quote by Mariella Frostrup: Seeing the world differently is one of the toughest incompatibilities to reconcile in a relationship. with background image: man and woman facing backward while woman's head on man's shoulder on tip of hill
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Seeing the world differently is one of the toughest incompatibilities to reconcile in a relationship.

--Mariella Frostrup
quote by Marty Rubin: You can never say no, that's impossible when it comes to human behavior or human relationships. with background image: beige concrete wall
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You can never say no, that's impossible when it comes to human behavior or human relationships.

--Marty Rubin
quote by Matshona Dhliwayo: A good relationship is a contest of love. with background image: closeup photo of orange petaled flowers
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A good relationship is a contest of love.

--Matshona Dhliwayo
quote by Miguel Angel Ruiz: Relationship is an art. The dream that two people create is more difficult to master than one. with background image: golden retriever inside car
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Relationship is an art. The dream that two people create is more difficult to master than one.

--Miguel Angel Ruiz
quote by Mike Murdock: Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you. with background image: person holding flowers
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Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.

--Mike Murdock
quote by Osho: When love is a relationship, it creates misery. When love is a state of being, it creates bliss. with background image: man and woman kissing
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When love is a relationship, it creates misery. When love is a state of being, it creates bliss.

--Osho
quote by Osho: Be human: accept the other person's humanity with all the frailty humanity is prone to. with background image: pink flower
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Be human: accept the other person's humanity with all the frailty humanity is prone to.

--Osho
quote by Robin Sharma: The business of business is relationships; the business of life is human connection. with background image: photo of author Robin Sharma with quote

The business of business is relationships; the business of life is human connection.

--Robin Sharma
quote by Sahil Lavingia: Compliment people behind their back. with background image: woman wearing white dress
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Compliment people behind their back.

--Sahil Lavingia
quote by Steve Maraboli: Do not sabotage your new relationship with your last relationship's poison. with background image: woman and man standing on brown rock formation during daytime
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Do not sabotage your new relationship with your last relationship's poison.

--Steve Maraboli
quote by Steve Maraboli: A healthy relationship is one in which love enriches you; not imprisons you. with background image: green and red flowers
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A healthy relationship is one in which love enriches you; not imprisons you.

--Steve Maraboli
quote by Susan Faludi: A lot of people seem to want to make the institution of marriage substitute for a real relationship. with background image: man and woman holding hand while walking on bridge
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A lot of people seem to want to make the institution of marriage substitute for a real relationship.

--Susan Faludi
quote by Suze Orman: Opposites may attract, but I wouldn't put my money on a relationship of financial opposites. with background image: photo of author Suze Orman with quote

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

--Suze Orman
quote by Tara Brach: In intimate relationships, if we start trying to be more real, it's very scary. with background image: man and woman kissing under the sun
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In intimate relationships, if we start trying to be more real, it's very scary.

--Tara Brach
quote by Tracy McMillan: Ask anyone who has been in a love relationship for a while: nothing is perfect. with background image: man and woman kissing under the sun
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Ask anyone who has been in a love relationship for a while: nothing is perfect.

--Tracy McMillan
quote by Zygmunt Bauman: Relationships, like cars, should undergo regular services to make sure they are still roadworthy. with background image: photo of author Zygmunt Bauman with quote

Relationships, like cars, should undergo regular services to make sure they are still roadworthy.

--Zygmunt Bauman
quote by Anthony J. D'Angelo: Treasure your relationships, not your possessions. with background image: photo of author Anthony J. D'Angelo with quote

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

--Anthony J. D'Angelo
quote by Donna Goddard: Relationships are valuable for healing and learning how to love. with background image: woman in black and white floral dress sitting on red car hood during daytime
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Relationships are valuable for healing and learning how to love.

--Donna Goddard
quote by Donna Goddard: Every relationship is a lesson in love. with background image: closeup photo of orange petaled flowers
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Every relationship is a lesson in love.

--Donna Goddard
quote by Jonathan Lockwood Huie: Disrespect is fatal to a relationship. with background image: closeup photo of orange petaled flowers
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Disrespect is fatal to a relationship.

--Jonathan Lockwood Huie
quote by Jonathan Lockwood Huie: Suspicion and jealousy are the death knell of any relationship. with background image: pink flowers in tilt shift lens
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Suspicion and jealousy are the death knell of any relationship.

--Jonathan Lockwood Huie
quote by John B. Goodenough: We need to build relationships, not walls. with background image: photo of author John B. Goodenough with quote

We need to build relationships, not walls.

--John B. Goodenough
quote by Regina Brett: If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it. with background image: person holding flowers
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If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it.

--Regina Brett
quote by Sophie Kinsella: A real relationship is two-way. with background image: woman wearing white dress
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A real relationship is two-way.

--Sophie Kinsella
quote by Bill Hader: Every relationship is work. with background image: photo of author Bill Hader with quote

Every relationship is work.

--Bill Hader
quote by Bradley Cooper: In a relationship you want to treat people the way you want to be treated. with background image: photo of author Bradley Cooper with quote

In a relationship you want to treat people the way you want to be treated.

--Bradley Cooper
quote by Bill Walsh: Invest in great relationships, they will pay a lifetime of dividends. with background image: photo of author Bill Walsh with quote

Invest in great relationships, they will pay a lifetime of dividends.

--Bill Walsh
quote by Brendan Myers: Relationships do not happen in abstraction. They need a place; they need a centre, even a home. with background image: pink heart art
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Relationships do not happen in abstraction. They need a place; they need a centre, even a home.

--Brendan Myers
quote by Diane Keaton: The best relationships develop out of friendships. with background image: photo of author Diane Keaton with quote

The best relationships develop out of friendships.

--Diane Keaton
quote by Dionne Warwick: A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself. with background image: photo of author Dionne Warwick with quote

A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself.

--Dionne Warwick
quote by David Archuleta: Relationships are about helping motivate each other to be all that you can be. with background image: photo of author David Archuleta with quote

Relationships are about helping motivate each other to be all that you can be.

--David Archuleta
quote by Emily Giffin: It always takes two. For relationships to work, for them to break apart, for them to be fixed. with background image: golden retriever inside car
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It always takes two. For relationships to work, for them to break apart, for them to be fixed.

--Emily Giffin
quote by Eric Butterworth: Happy relationships depend not on finding the right person, but on being the right person. with background image: man kissing woman while sitting on railings during night
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Happy relationships depend not on finding the right person, but on being the right person.

--Eric Butterworth
quote by Elizabeth Gillies: Once you lose the honesty in a relationship, I mean, I think you don't have a relationship at all. with background image: close-up photography of heart shaped fairy lite on brown sand
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Once you lose the honesty in a relationship, I mean, I think you don't have a relationship at all.

--Elizabeth Gillies
quote by Francesca Annis: However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them. with background image: photo of author Francesca Annis with quote

However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.

--Francesca Annis
quote by Gael Garcia Bernal: A love relationship has always been shaped by the context and times we live in. with background image: man and woman kissing under the sun
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A love relationship has always been shaped by the context and times we live in.

--Gael Garcia Bernal
quote by Harold Ramis: Nothing reinforces a professional relationship more than enjoying success with someone. with background image: photo of author Harold Ramis with quote

Nothing reinforces a professional relationship more than enjoying success with someone.

--Harold Ramis
quote by Hugh Prather: An argument is always about what has been made more important than the relationship. with background image: red rose illustration
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An argument is always about what has been made more important than the relationship.

--Hugh Prather
quote by John Cena: A relationship is based on communication. with background image: photo of author John Cena with quote

A relationship is based on communication.

--John Cena
quote by Josh McDowell: Forgiveness is the oil of relationships. with background image: brown leaf on asphalt road
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Forgiveness is the oil of relationships.

--Josh McDowell
quote by Jennifer Grey: I think relationships are really hard. Each one gives you lessons that you need. with background image: photo of author Jennifer Grey with quote

I think relationships are really hard. Each one gives you lessons that you need.

--Jennifer Grey
quote by Jesse Metcalfe: You should only be in a relationship if it adds to your life. with background image: photo of author Jesse Metcalfe with quote

You should only be in a relationship if it adds to your life.

--Jesse Metcalfe
quote by Jeanne Phillips: Communication is the key to successful relationships. with background image: gray concrete road between trees
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Communication is the key to successful relationships.

--Jeanne Phillips
quote by Jonathan Knight: Being in a relationship grounds you. You feel a sense of home. with background image: white and purple flower in macro shot
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Being in a relationship grounds you. You feel a sense of home.

--Jonathan Knight
quote by Moliere: To live without loving is not really to live. with background image: woman wearing white dress
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To live without loving is not really to live.

--Moliere
quote by Kaley Cuoco: It's important in a relationship to have moments when you do your own thing. with background image: photo of author Kaley Cuoco with quote

It's important in a relationship to have moments when you do your own thing.

--Kaley Cuoco
quote by Keanu Reeves: Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things. with background image: photo of author Keanu Reeves with quote

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

--Keanu Reeves
quote by Marina and the Diamonds: Nobody will admit to playing power games in relationships, but they do. with background image: photo of author Marina and the Diamonds with quote

Nobody will admit to playing power games in relationships, but they do.

--Marina and the Diamonds
quote by Mary Tyler Moore: Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers. with background image: photo of author Mary Tyler Moore with quote

Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.

--Mary Tyler Moore
quote by Malaika Arora Khan: As a rule, all relationships go through their ups and downs. It's really about how much you want it. with background image: photo of author Malaika Arora Khan with quote

As a rule, all relationships go through their ups and downs. It's really about how much you want it.

--Malaika Arora Khan

In a relationship you have to open yourself up.

--Neil LaBute
quote by Rashida Jones: Timing is everything with relationships. with background image: photo of author Rashida Jones with quote

Timing is everything with relationships.

--Rashida Jones
quote by Ray William Johnson: Be yourself, build meaningful relationships, follow your dreams. with background image: woman in black and white floral dress sitting on red car hood during daytime
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Be yourself, build meaningful relationships, follow your dreams.

--Ray William Johnson
quote by Robert McKee: Stories are the currency of human relationships. with background image: pink and white flowers in tilt shift lens
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Stories are the currency of human relationships.

--Robert McKee
quote by Sarah Jessica Parker: In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising? with background image: photo of author Sarah Jessica Parker with quote

In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?

--Sarah Jessica Parker
quote by Tyra Banks: Use romantic relationships to grow, not to lose yourself. Keep your priorities in order. with background image: photo of author Tyra Banks with quote

Use romantic relationships to grow, not to lose yourself. Keep your priorities in order.

--Tyra Banks
quote by Miles Franklin: Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings. with background image: photo of author Miles Franklin with quote

Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.

--Miles Franklin
quote by Tony Gaskins: A real relationship is like a river; the deeper it gets the less noise it makes. with background image: snow-capped mountain at the horizon viewed from lake dock
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A real relationship is like a river; the deeper it gets the less noise it makes.

--Tony Gaskins
quote by Fawn Weaver: Love is the greatest gift when given. It is the highest honor when received. with background image: green and red flowers
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Love is the greatest gift when given. It is the highest honor when received.

--Fawn Weaver
quote by John Mark Green: In a relationship, no amount of extra effort on your part can make up for a lack of effort on theirs. with background image: man and woman facing backward while woman's head on man's shoulder on tip of hill
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In a relationship, no amount of extra effort on your part can make up for a lack of effort on theirs.

--John Mark Green
quote by Anthon St. Maarten: A soulmate relationship is supposed to be a nurturing, safe space. Never settle for anything less. with background image: close-up photography of heart shaped fairy lite on brown sand
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A soulmate relationship is supposed to be a nurturing, safe space. Never settle for anything less.

--Anthon St. Maarten
quote by Lebo Grand: A happy relationship isn't about how it looks to others but how it feels to you. with background image: snow-capped mountain at the horizon viewed from lake dock
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A happy relationship isn't about how it looks to others but how it feels to you.

--Lebo Grand
quote by Carlos Wallace: In relationships, everyone makes mistakes. If you are forgiven for yours, don't take it for granted. with background image: man and woman holding hand while walking on bridge
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In relationships, everyone makes mistakes. If you are forgiven for yours, don't take it for granted.

--Carlos Wallace
quote by Carlos Wallace: You deserve a person who loves you as much as you need to be loved. with background image: silhouette of man and woman kissing during sunset
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You deserve a person who loves you as much as you need to be loved.

--Carlos Wallace
quote by Carlos Wallace: When you're in a relationship as a taker, the giver will eventually get tired. with background image: man and woman kissing under the sun
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When you're in a relationship as a taker, the giver will eventually get tired.

--Carlos Wallace

The good life is built with good relationships.

--Robert J. Waldinger
quote by Bernard of Clairvaux: We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us. with background image: photo of author Bernard of Clairvaux with quote

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

--Bernard of Clairvaux
quote by Harville Hendrix: We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship. with background image: close-up photography of heart shaped fairy lite on brown sand
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We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

--Harville Hendrix
quote by Michael Hyatt: The strength of our relationships is measured by how much people can count on us. with background image: gray-scale photo of man and woman hugging
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The strength of our relationships is measured by how much people can count on us.

--Michael Hyatt
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