Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.— Barbara Johnson
Wonderful Relationship Advice quotations
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.
Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you;
after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.
Keep your standards high, and any guy who is worth it will rise to meet them.
The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss you or forget you.
Work on your relationships... Relationships need renewal or they die.
Love is a vessel that contains both security and adventure, and commitment offers one of the great luxuries of life: time. Marriage is not the end of romance, it is the beginning.
Dying to meet your girlfriends that you said you might bring.
If they're the ones that tell you that you do the right thing.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
I have advice for people - period - who are in unhealthy relationships: Follow your heart. It will get you to where you need to be. Sometimes it's hard, sometimes it's easy, the places that your heart takes you. But continue to follow it. Where the train leads you - you'll get there.
Communication between band-mates is imperative.
Communication is the key to any healthy relationship. If I need to be checked, I expect to hear it put in plain words what my faults are, and give my band-mates the ultimate consideration by shutting up and listening, then acting on the advice given. Same goes for anyone else in any band.
Love is unselfishly choosing for another's highest good.
Every heart sings a song incomplete, until another heart whispers back.
If you're looking for love, focus on something you love to do and work hard.
Love will find you. Basically, love yourself before you love anyone else. A lot of girls have such insecurities nowadays that you have to be comfortable with who you are before you can really have a good relationship with someone else.
When I was in my twenties and just so sexually prolific, the first time I went to Machu Picchu, this guy, a spiritual teacher, says to me, "When you make love, you must be making love." I thought that was the greatest advice I had ever heard.
Once you're back on your feet - if you ever make it back on your feet - that's the ultimate achievement. I remember I was in New York at the Trump Hotel and I woke up and I just knew I was over it. It was a different day. I felt different. I didn't feel lonely. I felt like I wanted to get up and be in the world. That was a great, great feeling.
If you're abest during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success.
Individual psychotherapy - that is, engaging a distressed fellow human in a disciplined conversation and human relationship - requires that the therapist have the proper temperament and philosophy of life for such work. By that I mean that the therapist must be patient, modest, and a perceptive listener, rather than a talker and advice-giver.
I still give my friends relationship advice, of course, and I'm not bad at it.
'Anyone's crisis but mine' is my motto.
My mom gave me a good piece of advice.
She said never marry a man thinking you can change him, and I think that starts from your first date when you're in the seventh grade onwards. Women are fixers so we have to just not fix. Don't fix.
When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.
Genuine relationships depend first on a healthy relationship with ourselves.
Determine to pray more words over your marriage than you speak about your marriage.
People ask me what advice I have for a married couple struggling in their relationship. I always answer: pray and forgive. And to young people from violent homes, I say: pray and forgive. And again, even to the single mother with no family support: pray and forgive.
Show respect even to people who don't deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours.
Seek a happy marriage with wholeness of heart, but do not expect to reach the promised land without going through some wilderness together.
The best love advice I've ever received is probably, 'I'm not leaving the relationship; I'm just leaving the house.'
I don't know if I'm at the relationship advice stage yet.
I do have a lot of information to share, and a book is definitely in the works, but I don't know whether it'll be geared towards relationships.
If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.
My father and I were never intimate in the sense of my coming to him with confidences or seeking advice. Our relationship was rather that of host and guest. Perhaps host and guest is really the happiest relation for father and son.
A pick-up artist gave me a good piece of advice: the three most important things in a relationship are honesty, trust and respect, and if you don't have those, you don't have love.
The bravest love is wildly faithful and it falls hard again every morning.
.. It knows what we seek may be found in what we already have... it's grace and fresh gratitude that can make us strong enough to marvel in the seeming monotony of anything... And the happily married have eyes that look long enough to make the familiar new.
The people that are there for you on your darkest nights are the ones worth spending your brightest days with.
There are so many distractions you can face as a woman, either with relationships or worrying about, Should I go to this party? or, Should I be doing this to help me get ahead? All [success] is, is doing your work and staying focused. It's boring advice, but boring good advice is what you can get from me!
If I had to give advice about parents, it would be this: Value your relationships with them. Those relationships are what you stand for. Not only are we blessed to wear a uniform that says PHILLIES on the front, but we have our names on the back. That name means you're playing for your family.
My dad wasn't someone who was a great disciplinarian, we had a fun relationship, but he gave me really constructive advice in my life, which I still carry today and I do pass on to other people. So if I can have the same relationship with my son as I had with my dad, then I think he'll be very happy and I'll be very happy.
If someone betrays you once, it's their fault. If they betray you twice, it's your fault.
The fastest way to improve your relationships is to make others feel important in every way possible.
Asking for advice is an act of humility.
... The act alone says, "I need you." The decision maker and the adviser are pushed into a closer relationship.
The future of our relationship hinged on advice from a fifteen-year old girl, a probably untrue story from a one-eyed Chihuahua trainer, and me unromantically – yet skillfully – kissing you on top of silverware and china?
Don't inflict pains from your past on your present relationships.
A little-recognized value of listening and inquiring relates to the realization that in human relationships, it is frequently not what the I've learned ... that it is best to give advice in only two circumstances: when it is requested and when it is a life-threatening situation.
Nobody ever seems to want my advice about serious stuff.
People will be like: 'Who made that sweater?' Or 'How did you get your hair so straight?' They don't to come to me for the relationship advice or deep stuff. In fact, my little sister actually hides from me.
I'm the girl who - I call it girl-next-door-itis - the hot guy is friends with and gets all his relationship advice from but never considers dating.
I'm typically single. I'm the girl who - I call it girl-next-door-itis - the hot guy is friends with and gets all his relationship advice from but never considers dating.
You shouldn't be in a relationship with somebody who doesn't make you completely happy and make you feel whole. And if you're in that relationship and you're dating, then my advice is, don't get married.