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I Believe In "being Equals" In Relationships

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 166 People

    I think that every little thing you do in a

    relationship is counts for something such , bringing flowers to the special someone or knowing there favorite food or there favorite movie I think that the small make up the foundation of the relationship ! Always remember that the smallest things have a really BIG Impact...
    noahGb noahGb 16-17, M Jun 28, 2014

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    Being Equals Is About Sharing Love And Life

    My definition of being equals in a relationship is that it is not about you lead and I will follow; instead, it is about us going along in life side by side, hand in hand, each partner providing equal value, and each receiving equal respect.It is not about one partner being...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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