How to Nurture Great Relationships
We are social beings. We need relationships in our lives. The support, sympathy and inspiration we gain from loved ones make life joyful.
Let the relationship quotes here inspire you. They’ll help you get more joy from the social connections we all need.
But needing something does not mean that you should be needy. Don’t accept a relationship just for the sake of having one. You deserve a relationship with someone who lifts your spirits and makes life happier.
Coaching can help you learn how to approach relationships for mutual benefit. If you think you always go for the wrong type of person, then you need to assess your expectations.
With self reflection you can think about what you want from a relationship. And most importantly, become aware of what you have to offer another person.
Commitment means staying loyal to what you said you were going to do long after the mood you said it in has left you.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou
People around you inspire you or drain you. Pick them wisely.
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.
If you wait too long for the perfect moment, it'll pass you by.
Someone who really loves you sees what a mess you can be, how moody you can get, how hard you are to handle, but still wants you in their life.
Surround yourself with people who know your worth.
Happiness means something different to each person. Respect that.
Surround yourself with people who are going to lift you higher.
Value those who love, respect and trust you the most, and forget about those who don't.
Good friends are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they are always there.
In life, you will meet two types of people. The ones who build you up and the ones who tear you down. But in the end, you'll thank them both.
Sometimes we don't need advice. We just need someone who will listen.
Never forget who was there for you when no one else was.
You don't need too many people to be happy, just a few real ones who appreciate you for exactly who you are.
Follow your heart but take your brain with you.
Surround yourself with people who make you hungry for life, touch your heart, and nourish your soul.
A hug can change everything.
Surround yourself with people who believe in your dreams.
I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. - Vincent van Gogh
Don't feel bad if people remember you only when they need you. Feel privileged that you are like a candle that comes to their mind when there is darkness.
A friend is someone who helps you up when you're down, and if they can't, they lie down beside you and listen.
When you feel clear about what you have to give and what you need, then you’ll be receptive to meeting a good match. The confidence to reach out to someone will naturally emerge from your new insights.
And by sharpening your intuition, you’ll know right away when someone is going to drain you.
You can learn how to approach relationships with wisdom. It’s OK to follow your heart, but you still need to think about what you’re doing. Someone who loves you will accept your good and bad days. And you’ll need to show that person the same respect.
As a relationship develops, remember to value the time and attention the other person gives you. When you’re mindful of another’s qualities, your affection will deepen. And you’ll be quicker to forgive because no one is perfect.
And speaking of perfection, you shouldn’t require it. There’s a fine line between setting the bar high and keeping expectations realistic. Don’t make demands no one can meet. You wouldn’t want that done to you.
Relationships no matter how enduring need to be actively nurtured. They require taking time to appreciate one another. Going forward, you’ll grow together through conscious choices to be supportive. And you’ll feel blessed when you both believe in each other.