20 Quotes To Help You Through A Rough Patch In Your Relationship

20 Relationship Quotes To Help You Through A Rough Patch
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Whatever you do, try not to let go without a fight.

Even when you love someone, staying together can be HARD.

There are days where you hate the way they chew, how much their feet stink, and for the love of god have the EVER heard of using the dishwasher?

Sometimes love sucks. 

But even when your struggle runs a little deeper than dirty dishes and body odor, you stay.

Because love is so much BIGGER than the hardships you go through.

Step back for a minute and think about your relationship. What was it like in the beginning? When everything they said was beautiful and romantic, and you couldn't find a SINGLE thing wrong with them.

It was magical. It was special. And that person is still there.

Maybe the magic disappears after a while (too much time with ANYONE will do that), but that doesn't change the fact that the person you fell for is still the person you have!

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You just need reminders. You need date nights that feel like the first time. You need romance and movie nights and sharing all of the memories you have together.

Nothing good is ever easy to keep.

If it was as simple as falling in love and getting married, divorce rates would be lower. 

It takes WORK. Hard work! From both of you.

You might even hate trying so hard. But it's SO worth it in the end

Can you imagine a life without them? Can you imagine coming home and not having them right by your side?

There's a reason you've made it as far as you have and there's clearly a reason you've stayed. Remember those reasons, because those are the things that are going to make your relationship INVINCIBLE. 

Love takes trust, perseverance, and strength. It's not just presents and kisses and compliments (although those things do help).

Find the magic in your love, even when you don't want to. Even when it feels like your life is anything BUT magical.

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Because the only one stopping your love from being EVERYTHING you need is you. Yes, you.

Take it from us, we read break up quotes, cheating quotes, love quotes and EVERYTHING in between, so we know how hard it is for couples to make it work.

But you've got this. 

And whenever you feel like you don't, looking at these relationship quotes will remind you exactly WHY you stay when you hit a rough patch in your relationship, even when that's the last thing you want to do.

Take nothing for granted.
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"Don't take something for granted. Someday, someone will come along and appreciate what you didn't."

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"Something always brings me back to you."

Weather the storm.
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"No relationship is all sunshine, but two people can share one umbrella and survive the storm together."

Never forget.
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"I will never forget the moment I realized I loved you."

Just wait and see.
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"Be patient. Everything is coming together."

Show your true strength.
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"Giving up is the easiest thing you could ever do, but holding it all together when everyone expects you to crumble, that is true strength."

Don't forget why you fell in love.
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"If things get tough, remember the journey you started together. Remember why you first fell in love. Don't give up easily."

Through the good AND the bad.
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"If you don't stay together through the bad, then you won't be together for the good."

Fix the light.
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"A relationship is like a house. When a lightbulb burns out you do not go and buy a new house, you fix the lightbulb."

Put your vows to work.
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"Growth is not the natural progression of a marriage. Drifting is. Unless you put your vows to work, on a daily basis, you will regress."

Perfectly imperfect.
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"We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly."

They can't tear you apart.
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"The couples that are meant to be, are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart, and come out even stronger."

Everything is a lesson.
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"Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn't think we needed to know."

Choose affection.
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"Never leave a true relationship for a few faults. Nobody is perfect, nobody is correct. In the end, affection is always greater than perfection."

Let yourself feel it.
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"You're allowed to feel hurt. You're allowed to yell. Just never give up."

A love like no other.
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"There's a reason why two people stay together. They give each other something nobody else can."

Stay together.
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"As long as we're together then we're gonna be alright."

They are special.
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"How often do you find a person that admires your weird habits, puts up with your shit, and still can say they like you at the end of the day?"

Be kind.
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"Lets be brave and kind more than less."

No regrets.
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"Sometimes all you need is one person that shows you that it's okay to let your guard down, be yourself, and love with no regrets."

Abby Jamison is an editorial intern in her last stretch to finish her undergraduate degree. She loves reading and writing above all else, but road trips are a close second. She finds most of her inspiration from feminism, LGBTQ+ history and travel.