Those who are nurtured best, survive best.
The most functional way to regulate difficult emotions in love relationships is to share them.
No important relationship survives if trust is totally lost.
The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms. Everything is more beautiful when they have passed.
I think the most important thing is being in healthy relationships.
The key to a good relationship is how you repair the stress fractures.
In a real relationship the two of you are together, meeting without your histories.
Don't settle for a relationship that prevents you from being yourself.
In relationships, the little things are the big things.
Love, honor, and negotiate.
The fundamental glue that holds any relationship together is trust.
Love does not cause suffering: what causes it is the sense of ownership, which is love's opposite.
Hold no grudges and practice forgiveness. This is the key to having peace in all your relationships.
An intimate relationship is one that allows you to be yourself.
Love and meaningful relationships are vital to physical and emotional well-being.
The purpose of romantic relationships is to encourage you to grow spiritually.
The purpose of romantic relationships is to encourage you to grow spiritually. Romantic relationships can do this because they are interactions in which you come to see those parts of yourself that are constructive, healthy and creative. You see them because you project them onto someone else.
Most real relationships are involuntary.
What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else.
When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. People know themselves much better than you do. That's why it's important to stop expecting them to be something other than who they are.
The glue that holds all relationships together ... is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
The fastest way to improve your relationships is to make others feel important in every way possible.
When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or a friendship, is conversation, and conversation must have a common basis, and between two people of widely different culture the only common basis is the lowest level.
Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person.
Forgiveness is the oil of all relationships.
Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.
A man who marries a woman to educate her falls victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.
Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
Be a loving person rather than in a love relationship.
He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
There is greatness in doing something you hate for the sake of someone you love.
Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.
The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.
We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.
We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.