I Know What Is Important To Me In A Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 741 People

    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney
    18-21, F
    Mar 18, 2015

    "I love you without knowing how,

    or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes...
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    2 Responses May 30, 2014

    "In all the world, there is no heart

    for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine." - Maya Angelou
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    May 28, 2014


    The idea of a relationship has been on my mind a lot lately.  Can I truly give myself completely to another person?  Yes.  That is the answer.   When I am involved with someone, I do give myself completely.  I am open, I am honest, and I am myself.  ...
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    6 Responses Jan 23, 2010

    Ill Tell You Below

    honesty intimacy love friendship compaionship trust sex socialisum exersize understanding no drama no cheating and you should have a successful relationship
    MoonLight30 MoonLight30
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2010

    Perfection Is In The Eye Of The Beholder!

      What am I really looking for in a relationship partner?  I have given this a lot of thought recently and although I have always had some idea of what I am looking for I know now more than ever before what I need in a relationship revolves around some core ideas I have of...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    19 Responses Feb 8, 2011

    1.) Love - you have to feel

    that you love one another. 2.) Trust - you have to trust each other and be as honest as you can. 3.) Security - You need to feel safe together, not be under any stress financially or otherwise, and have some stability. 4.) Sex - A huge part of a loving relationship, sex keeps...
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    3 Responses Jan 30, 2014

    "Every heart sings a song,

    incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet." - Plato "With my last breath, I’ll exhale my love for you. I hope it’s a cold day, so you can see what you meant to me.
" - Jarod...
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    1 Response May 30, 2014

    Loyalty, communication,

    mutual respect, emotional attachment and sexual chemistry. Thats my list. Loyalty is royalty. Communication indicates if ur relationship is going in a right direction or not. Mutual respect is a base of any healthy relationship or friendship. Emotional attachment, well, that...
    soocute25 soocute25
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 7, 2015

    Learned From My Parents

    I wrote in my diary a while back that I'm looking for someone who takes care of his own. Growing up I watched my parents struggle to make ends meat. My dad always had a problem with getting along with other people so he left good job after good job. In the meanwhile my mom had to...
    honestlyme honestlyme
    26-30, F
    Feb 8, 2011


    In my humble opinion, the first and MOST important thing in any relationship is communication. As I posted in another story my wife and I met online and talked well over 8 months before we ever met in person.We do have our disagreements , like any couple do, however we are able...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    Apr 19, 2011


    Honest Communication. The stronger the communication in your relationship, the stronger your relationship is. The more you keep things to yourself, the farther your partner grows apart from you. The more you bottle up your fears, the further away you push them. The more you...
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    3 Responses Jun 28, 2010

    The Foundations.

    In order for a relationship to succeed, there need to be four major components in it. You need to be connected on an emotional level, a physical level, an intellectual level, and a spiritual level. If there are conflict in any of these areas, it will affect your relationship...
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    1 Response Jul 19, 2010

    "The beginning of love is the will to let those

    we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them." Thomas...
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    2 Responses May 21, 2014

    Things That I Want

    acjf acjf
    22-25, F
    Feb 8, 2011

    Honesty , Respect, Patience,

    Lots of Love, Compromise, Fun, Laughter, Stability, Great sex lol.
    Bpack Bpack
    Dec 1, 2014

    Our Own Personal Happiness

    I am now convinced that only by each partner attaining personal happiness can there ever be a happy relationship. I used to believe it had to be trust, respect, commitment, good communications and other good relationship skills which are very important BUT if there is...
    jimrich jimrich
    70+, M
    2 Responses Feb 3, 2011

    Trust, honesty, and quality time.

    Being able to make me laugh helps too :)
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc
    May 23, 2014

    as for me honestly all I ever want from my

    significant other is Attention not necessarily making love to me ...I need cuddles and hugs and random kisses and random "how cute you are today" that is mostly what I need from him...I'm not demanding of anything else just those lik details will keep me always happy going and...
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    1 Response Mar 18, 2015

    1 universe 9 planets 204 countries 809

    islands 7 seas and I had the privilege of meeting you. - unknown
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    9 Responses May 24, 2014

    What's Important To Me In A Relationship!

    I married too young.  That was a mistake I made, and now I have to learn from that.  But I have already.  I have truly learned what has become important to me in a relationship, and I want to share that with all of you: 1) Complete and Brutal Honesty: In a...
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    5 Responses Nov 26, 2009

    Quote from Bob Marley: "Only

    once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more. You share hopes for the future, dreams that will...
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    14 Responses Apr 21, 2014

    Is Love Feeling Eternaly In The Heart Even Different Body?

    I watch a drama in my country in here, about a couple,they truly loved each other. But sadly,the girl accident and died.She gave her heart for organ transplan to another girl who is engaged and got a heart complication.It turned to be,the organ receiver met the guy of the couple...
    missanie missanie
    18-21, F
    Jul 4, 2012

    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    carry11 carry11
    26-30, F
    Dec 22, 2014

    First of all, im actually in a relationship

    but lets get the real deal here. i dont look for a guy that just likes me for my apperance. every girl deserves to be treated kindly, but that does not mean girls should judge boys apperances either. anyway i look for a guy that is funny, kind, caring, passionate, and willing to...
    ImmaGirly ImmaGirly
    22-25, T
    Dec 30, 2014

    In a deep enough relationship it shouldn't have

    to be about "what is important to me..." it should be about what is important to us/them. True that by the time I'm talking about the things important to yourself should be getting taken care of by the partner, but at that stage you should no longer have to state the title of...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    Many Things Are Important To Me

      I believe there are a few key ingredients to making any relationship successful. I know what is important to me in any relationship whether it be romantic or a friendship. I am not willing to negotiate on the qualities most important to me. ... There are several things...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2010
    theonewhokeepsgoing theonewhokeepsgoing
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 23, 2014

    Loving each other truly.

    Everything else falls into play when you love each other.
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5
    22-25, M
    Nov 26, 2014


    Love resonates inside all of us.We experience through all of our loves.  Our first loves start with our parents.  It grows overtime as they watch us go from an infant to a child to a teenager to a younger blossoming woman or man.  Love starts with friendship, as you take the...
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    Jan 9, 2011

    I'm 50 I'm single and I'm told not bad

    looking:)divorced not dated really but met the nicest sweetest guy I could ever meet but I just don't fancy him and i so want to.He ticks a lot of boxes but not where your heart misses a beat.
    pommygirl pommygirl
    51-55, F
    2 Responses May 31, 2014

    Trust Communication Love

    for each other And to accept the fact that there will be arguments and bickering and to rise above them to keep the relationship strong
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    Dec 22, 2014

    It Took Me A Long Time...

    I was selfish in past relationships. I realize this now. But I know why. I was never shown how two people truly work together in a relationship. I grew up with a single parent. I never saw the dybamics as to what truly goes on in a relationship setting. Even with my own...
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    1 Response Nov 1, 2010

    An EP friend, eddiecarbone,

    once wrote in a reply somewhere that meeting someone online or in our case, on EP, is like getting to know the person from the inside out. I agree. Especially on EP. You get to know what makes a person tick before you get to know if they have any ticks. P.S. Thanks...
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    1 Response May 23, 2014
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