20 Quotes For Anyone Thinking About Giving Up On Their Relationship

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Don't ... until you read this.

I wish I lived in a world where no matter what happened in your relationship — within reason, I’m not condoning cheating or anything here — everything could easily work itself out.

I know it’s not realistic, but I’m willing to put on my rose-colored glasses when things get really hard.

I think one of the hardest things to remember in a relationship, and something I am constantly going back to every day, is that a relationship is supposed to be two people who are able to have their own thoughts, friends, and lives, yet can come home at night and be with the person they love.

Let me explain.

When you become too dependent on your significant other, it becomes unthinkable that you would do anything without that person.

You might find yourself wondering if he would be okay with you going out to the movies with your best friend, or refusing to make a decision about your own personal life until you get some advice from your partner.

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I’m not saying it’s bad to want to do everything with your significant other, but it’s not exactly healthy either.

Think of it this way: You should want to be able to be your own person outside of your relationship in addition to having a relationship.

Of course, smothering each other isn’t good. But neither is ghosting each other for no reason. A relationship needs to find its happy middle, which is actually a LOT harder than it sounds.

I am still learning every day about my partner  and how to stay happy in my relationship while still being my own person. 

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This middle ground is hard to find and it isn't hard to see why so many women feel like their relationship is failing.

You want to be your significant other's everything, but then you forget to think about your own needs.

And when no one else can relate to what you're going through, it can feel like there's no hope for you or your relationship.

Trust me, I've had these thoughts before and i can honestly say it does you no good to think this way.  All you need is some inspiration to help get yourself back on the track to a healthy relationship.

And if it turns out your relationship isn't worth fighting for, YOU still are, so never give up on yourself, relationship or not.

Here are some inspirational quotes about relationships to remind you that you're a strong woman who can fight for her relationship, even when it feels like it's failing.

Nothing comes easy
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"What comes easy won't last long, and what lasts long won't come easy."

Don't take the easy way out
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"A relationship is like a house. When a lightbulb burns out, you don't go and buy a new house. You fix the lightbulb."

Overcome your problems

“You can't just give up on someone because the situation's not ideal. Great relationships aren't great because they have no problems. They're great because both people care enough about the other person to find a way to make it work.”

Nothing and none one is perfect

“A "perfect marriage" is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.”

Keeping growing

“Growth is a process. You gain, you lose, you cry, you grow, you learn, you try, you fail, but you keep trying.”

Never stop
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"You never fail until you stop trying." — Albert Einstein

Some things are meant to be
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"When two people are meant for each other, no time is too long, no distance is too far, no one can ever tear them apart."

We all mistakes
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"We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions. That we'll screw up royally sometimes." — Arianna Huffington

Except affection not perfection

“Never leave a true relationship for a few faults. Nobody is perfect, nobody is correct, and in the end, affection is always greater than perfection.”

Yes, there are relationship rules
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"5 Rules of a Relationship: Stay faithful, make them feel wanted, respect your partner, don't flirt with others, make time."

Pay attention
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"The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or chocolate. It is focused attention."

A tough call
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"One of the hardest decisions you'll ever face in love is choosing whether to walk away or try harder."

You get out what you put in

“If you want a relationship that looks and feels like the most amazing thing on earth, you need to treat it like it is the most amazing thing on earth.”

Use your words
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"50% of a great relationship is how you treat someone. The other 50% is having the ability and confidence to communicate the treatment you want in return." — Matthew Hussey

Rise like a phoenix

“Sometimes, two people have to fall apart to realize how much they need to fall back together.”

Learn to forgive

“Forgiveness is not a feeling; it is a commitment. It is a choice to show mercy, not to hold the offense up against the offender. Forgiveness is an expression of love.” — Gary Chapman

Choose love ... again and again
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"A strong relationship requires choosing to love each other even in those moments when you struggle to like each other."

It shouldn't feel complicated

“You'll know when a relationship is right for you. It will enhance your life, not complicate it.” — Brigitte Nicole

Love to infinity and beyond

“There is no remedy for love, but to love more.” — Henry David Thoreau

What doesn't kill you ...
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"The couples that are 'meant to be' are the one who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart and come out even stronger than they were before."