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Do you know of any truly happy relationships?

  1. moneyfairy profile image73
    moneyfairyposted 5 years ago

    Do you know of any truly happy relationships?

    I mean relationships that aren't family related like:(mother/daughter, father/son etc...) but rather boyfriend/girlfriend  or boyfriend/boyfriend or girlfriend /girlfriend. Are there any monogamous, happy, loving, joyfilled relationships?

  2. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    Come to think of it, no. I think every relationship is going to have its problems, it just depends on if the both of them think the relationship is worth working things out. This generation is relationship lazy compared to our grandparents and their parents. Divorce used to be taboo, not anymore.

    1. moneyfairy profile image73
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for being truthful and yes it seems as if some don't want to try and make things work out, they give up so easy. very sad.

    2. profile image0
      JThomp42posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Very sad it is.

  3. peeples profile image95
    peeplesposted 5 years ago

    I truly believe I am in one. My husband and I have been together 7 years and we are happy. In 7 years we have not separated, raised our voices at each other, our sex life is great, we get along great, we do everything together, and overall we have had maybe a disagreement a year. I'm happy. I know he is happy. With that said, EVERYONE has ups and down, off days, or off weeks.

    1. moneyfairy profile image73
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is so very wonderful!!! Yeah you!!!Hope you continue to have a lifetime of happiness!!!

  4. profile image0
    Deepes Mindposted 5 years ago

    It depends on how you define happy. I believe I have a happy relationship with my wife. We have ups and downs, but the good times always ouutweigh the bad.

    1. moneyfairy profile image73
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Well I hope for you that there are more good times than bad!!! Enjoy!!

  5. cheatlierepeat profile image84
    cheatlierepeatposted 5 years ago

    Yes! Mine. I honestly can say we don't fight, we don't have any issues. We have fun, laugh and love and respect each other so much. Three years and it's still just as exciting as the first date.... And we have a baby in the house now too. We were friends for a few years before we became a couple. I was married, my ex had affairs and I made sure I got it right this time....live and learn smile

    1. moneyfairy profile image73
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats on your joyful life and your new bundle of joy!!! Yeah you!!!

  6. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    I have known of a few married couples that have joyfull relationships. Two in Florida, three in Louisiana, and three in Texas (my husband and I included). But I don't spend much time with dating couples, and the ones that I do spend time with mostly aren't happy. There might be one couple in Texas I know, but that's all I can think of.

    1. moneyfairy profile image73
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for sharing!!!

  7. Cantuhearmescream profile image82
    Cantuhearmescreamposted 5 years ago

    I think it's hard for people to speculate the health of another's relationship. I only say this because so many times you hear; "I always thought they were happy". I don't think many people bring their drama into public and unless you are intimately involved with a couple it may be hard to tell. There are a few couples in my entire lifetime that I have been very close with and I can see the passion and love decades into their relationship. I have always been envious of that kind of relationship and wonder how it happens. Are these cases where people have found their soulmates or are they people who just compliment each other's personalities or do they both simply put a lot of effort into the relationship?

    1. moneyfairy profile image73
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think the ones that put the effort in and don't give up so easy are the ones that seem to last.

  8. Nellieanna profile image81
    Nellieannaposted 5 years ago

    I lived in a truly happy relationship with and marriage to my George for 29 years until his death 4-1/2 years ago.  I'd experienced the other kind, so I knew the difference.

    1. moneyfairy profile image73
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Nellieanna, That is so amazing. I am happy that you expereinced such happiness at least once in your lifetime smile

  9. Lizam1 profile image81
    Lizam1posted 5 years ago

    I know of friends and others who seem to be in happy relationships. Like all relationships their happiness is realistic and not based on expectation that it is the other persons job to make them happy.  Today too many people seem to think that it is the relationship that will create happiness, rather than the fact that to be happy in a relationship we have to be first happy within ourselves.

    1. moneyfairy profile image73
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is so very true. It comes from within not from another person!!!

  10. ChristinS profile image95
    ChristinSposted 5 years ago

    Yes, after one failed marriage I did move on to find a truly wonderful relationship.  It happened after I learned to love and value myself as an individual first.  That allowed me to find someone who values me for who I am - not for what I can do for them and that of course goes both ways. I love him for who he is and we are truly best friends first.

    1. moneyfairy profile image73
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is the ultimate to love yourself and your partner equally and allow each other to be who you fully are with no judgement!!!Perfect!!!

    2. Nellieanna profile image81
      Nellieannaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I can't agree more.  Until one loves & values  him/herself, it's almost impossible for anyone else to do so, except in a sympathetic way - not as equals.

 
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