Relationships

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10 Things You MUST Know About Relationships

Life has a way of answering questions you didn’t even ask. As I reflect upon my adult life so far, I find this to be especially true when it comes to relationships. From being the recipient and the perpetrator of heartbreak, to cyclically selecting the wrong type, to over expectation, to self-doubt, to romantic bliss… the list is seemingly endless on the ways I have grown in my understanding of relationship dynamics.

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Fairytale Relationships - Steve Maraboli www.stevemaraboli.net

Fairytale Relationships

I don’t mind when people tell me that my relationship ideals are a fairytale.

If it is a fairytale to be loved, to be respected, to have passion, a moving and active love — if that is fairytale, then yes. If mutual respect, love, lust and friendship is a fairytale, then of course! I want to be in love with you, in lust with you, in like with you… it’s a multidimensional world why would I want a one-dimensional relationship?

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A Funeral for Past Relationships

We’ve all been there. Engulfed in the pain of a dead relationship.

The people around us tell us to move on, but how? We feel we need closure and we tend to make the mistake of waiting to get it from someone else. It rarely happens. So instead of closure, we are left with pain, sadness, anger, confusion… wounds that unless dealt with will become emotional scars that will later be described as “baggage”.

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Relationships: “Why are you so full of Sh!t?”

Reflections from an airport… I’m here an hour and a half early for my flight back to NY, so I’m sitting here at my gate watching all the people walk by. It’s amazing the things you can pick up by people watching. You can almost feel the stress on some while you can’t help but smile at the happiness of others.

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Nourishing Relationships | Steve Maraboli

Nourishing Relationships

Relationships challenge us; they always have and always will. There is a constant conflict between the common relationship dynamic and our innate narcissistic needs. It seems this attempt to find a healthy balance in our relationships often causes an emotional and manifested tug of war. This leads us to lose sight of how to nourish our relationships. 

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We live in a multidimensional world. Why would you live a one-dimensional love?

“We live in a multidimensional world. Why would you live a one-dimensional love? If you love someone… feel it, speak it, show it, be it. Do more than tell them… show them. Let them feel your dedicated respect and your unwavering devotion.

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Batshit Kind of Love

The type of love that can’t be described with words… 

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When Forever Becomes a Place

Forever is used as a reference of time; but there are not enough days in forever to allow me to fully express the depth of my love for you. 

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Where it Matters

Being with you today is worth all the broken hearts of yesterday. In a flash, all of the stumbling blocks of relationships gone wrong have become the stepping stones to our perfect love.

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Let’s Not Forget

Our love is beyond the confines of time… timeless… shapeless… formless… a beautiful dance between uniquely designed souls… fitting as one…

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You and I

When you look at me, your eyes become mine. For I can see what you see and how you see it. You are not alone. Breathe with me; I shall listen to the breath like a melody of love.

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Poetic Love

My love, though the sunny moments of our days are sometimes darkened by difficult times, our love is the blessed light that guides us to a spiritual bond that can never be broken.

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Soul Mate

When we are born, the soul we are given is split apart and half of it is given to someone else. Throughout our lives, we search for the person with the other half of our soul. Very few ever succeed.

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Perfectly Imperfect

We have all heard that no two snowflakes are alike. Each snowflake takes the perfect form for the maximum efficiency and effectiveness for its journey. And while the universal force of gravity gives them a shared destination, the expansive space in the air gives each snowflake the opportunity to take their own path. They are on the same journey, but each takes a different path.

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