Love Is Something You Do: a Few Lessons On Friendship.

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Many people forget that merely thinking someone seems nice does not actually make them a great person. That is something you learn about a person, over time, and through careful observation. This will be revealed via their actions, not their words.

Even if we are relatively happy with our romantic and social lives as they stand now, we can always be a better friend or partner.

Learn the gestures of love.

They have a certain transparency, allowing you to see what is in their hearts.

Dare to talk about your affection for others.

Employ the language of acceptance.

Be cautious with criticism and feedback.

Learn to TRULY listen.

The best relationships have all weathered misunderstandings and trying times.

In order to repair your relationship when it is going through a challenge, here are some suggestions:

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