I Perfect Relationships Are Made Not Found

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    Myth

    Perfect relationships are a myth. There is no such thing. Every relationship has flaws in one way or another. But thats the whole point I think.Its the constant striving to make things better, and the love you have how one another which keeps a relationship flourishing. And its...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Feb 1, 2011

    Never found myself in one,

    not in one, but am sure curious to know the secrets to help build one... Esther Perel's (therapist) views completely blow my mind! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sa0RUmGTCYY "The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship "
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2015

    Some of us have more in common

    that others and sharing a relationship, that's a distinct advantage! But is it? We all become set in our ways as we get older and a slight alteration of view can be just as challenging as taking on and adapting to a whole new venture! So maybe opposites do attract. Either way...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8
    46-50, M
    Oct 20, 2015

    Being lonely and at times feeling like you just

    aren't in the place for a relationship that you crave....it's like: Fantasizing over a steak dinner but you don't have any teeth! Fml
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire
    41-45, M
    Mar 5

    Falling In Love Is Easy But Staying In Love Is Harder

    We find love not once in a life time.....i agree its special but not rare.You meet someone and at first your more than sure its the ONE only to realise after some time that your only breaking each other's hearts in the name of love.when you find love its not always going to be a...
    Borne Borne
    22-25, M
    Jan 22, 2012

    I Fall Somewhere Inbetween

    most of my relationships that i've truly enjoyed have been effortless. What I will say though is that it takes inner devleopment to open yourself up to loving someone uncoinditionally and sexually at the same timeI am also frustrated by the attitude in the west that treats...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    May 27, 2012

    Individually we are not perfect.

    We have faults, flaws and as defined in the dictionary under "perfect" we would have to be free of defects. I don't need nor want him to be perfect...just perfect for me. Our relationship is something we work on daily. Each giving ourselves completely and honestly to the other...
    Ourjourneyoftrust Ourjourneyoftrust
    70+
    Jul 2, 2015
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