«Shall there be truth between us, as two men? Not as friends, but as enemies and equals?»

Stephen King

«Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone - and finding that that's ok with them.»

Alain de Botton

«When her gaze landed upon his lips, he scooted closer and brushed his mouth over hers. Fire ignited low in his belly and desire coursed through his veins. No doubt, his John Thomas was doing all the thinking; he knew he should listen to the head between his shoulders, the one telling him this was a mistake, but the one between his legs was more insistent.»

D.A. Rhine

«Women, in general, will find it difficult to turn from a man and stop demanding that he meets their needs, provides security, and protects their identity, and return to me. Men, in general, find it very hard to turn from the works of their hands, their own quests for power and security and significance, and turn to me.»

Wm. Paul Young

«You can easily see that if you are regularly nasty to your loved one, it won't be long before cause and effect sets in and undermines your relationship. The reverse is also true: if you are unceasingly caring and loving to your loved one and act with the Laws of Love in mind, you will be deeply loved in return and your relationship will thrive.»

Chris Prentiss

«I admit I get the occasional headache," I said. "I admit some of my hangovers are epic. But usually all it takes for me to bounce back is a sauna, cold-plunge pool, steam bath, massage, and wasabi to clear the sinuses".»

George Gurley

«My concern always has been with how—not why—people make transitions out of relationships. Many times the people I talked to did not understand why themselves. Even when they thought they knew, the reasons changed, so that what seemed to explain it at one time often did not seem important six months later.»

Diane Vaughan

«You turn the lights on and off here and if you can’t sleep and want something to read there are books in the living room…” her voice broke off. “Wait. Can you read?”»

Shannon MacLeod

«I actually felt awed by the remote possibilities of the person»

Marisha Pessl

«Why was he drawn to complicated women, or were all women--all people, finally--complicated?»

Stewart O'Nan

«Adolescence isn't about relationships, its about dating. Its suppose to be relaxed, and fun. Isn't that what being a teenager is all about?»

Raven Jayne

«Loving is effortless.. while Relationships, they require your time and patience... the two things we all lack..»

Sanhita Baruah

«If you find a man who trusts you, who isn't afraid, who sees you for who you are, and if it feels like he knows you for who it is that you simply are, and thinks all of that is beautiful; know that you have found a rare thing.»

C. JoyBell C.

«Sex can lead to nasty things like herpes, gonorrhea, and something called relationships.»

Sacha Baron Cohen

«I feel the deepest, heartfelt pity for any adult who has never been in love.»

Wayne Gerard Trotman

«Sometimes we can focus so much on nothing that we make it a big something of nothing»

Ricky Maye

«You can never please everybody, don't even try.»

Stella Oladiran

«He announces that lately he keeps losing things. "Like your wife and child," I want to say, but don´t. At fourty, I´ve learned not to say everything clever, not to score every point.»

Suzanne Finnamore

«Maybe you could be mine / or maybe we’ll be entwined / aimless in this sexless foreplay.»

Jess C. Scott

«Communication, intimacy and trust. Three of the most important ingredients that make a relationship last. Not the only ingredients, of course, but without these main staples, a couple can stay together but the relationship will end up being hollow, never reaching that deeper meaning that was created specifically for two people in love.»

Elizabeth Bourgeret

«He loves me. But I love you. But you love her. It’s always that way, isn’t it? You’re willing to wait for her just like I’m willing to wait for you… just like he’s willing to wait for me. Someday, we all might turn around and realize what we had in front of us all along. Someday, we might not.»

Nessie Q.

«People and institutions that refuse to admit error eventually discredit themselves.»

Jeffrey Tucker

«When you look at the past without God’s eyes, you subject yourself to deception. The past no longer exists and God doesn’t linger there. However, Satan will show you whatever you want to see and believe, so you will be trapped in an emotion that cannot communicate truth, beyond what you want to remember.»

Shannon L. Alder

«To know other people thought he'd made a mistake vindicated me. I wasn't a bad girlfriend, he was simply going through a period of temporary insanity and he'd come to his senses soon.»

Dorothy Koomson

«When I’d remember this night in weeks, months, or even years, it wouldn’t be the sex. Sex would fade and so would the need to be filled with him, but right now I felt him inscribe his soul around my chest, and the reminder would be there with every beat for as long as I lived.»

Rebecca Berto

«Give someone you wronged a chance to express their true feelings and learn about yourself and your shortcomings.»

Unarine Ramaru

«This love of which I speak is slow to lose patience - it looks for a way of being constructive.»

Elisabeth Elliot

«When you stop counting people, you start finding happiness rather than relations for namesake.»

Saurabh Gusain

«She cries,»

Tanzy Sayadi

«Startled, she said, “Oh, I thought you were somebody else.” “No,” I said, “I’m not somebody else—but my clone is.»

Jarod Kintz