We all see the hashtag of the perfect couples chinking champagne flutes on the veranda overlooking the perfect sunset, #couplegoals. Surely there's more to life than trying to outdo our neighbours with staged aspiration? And since when did the zenith for couples become sharing a daiquiri in a beach hut somewhere off the Maldives?
I guess we all have our own couple couples. Our own enshrined image of unachievable perfection. I've put down some thoughts, researched other blogs, quotes and notes and where relevant have tried to cite the authors best I can.
'The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.' - Ernest Hemingway
'The secret to a lasting relationship? Plenty of square footage and two Tivo's.' (Television recorders) - Adam Carolla
'What I want in a woman is protection. Loyalty. Companionship. Loyalty, friendship, companionship, ferociousness. I want her to protect me, and have my back to the bitter end. If I have a fight, I want her to jump in. Even if I'm winning; even if she's ninety pounds.' - Mike Tyson
'Most relationship fail because of lot of assumptions, accusations, jumping into conclusions without confirmation.' ― De philosopher DJ Kyos
'It’s a topsy-turvy world, Jane, and maybe the problems of two people don’t amount to a hill of beans, but this is OUR hill, and these are OUR beans.' - Frank Drebin
'Grab her by the waist, push her up against the wall, kiss her and tell her she's beautiful. It's all every girl wants. You just need to find the courage to do it.' - Pinterest
Leia - 'I love you.' Han - 'I know.' The Empire Strikes Back
'I'm getting stronger in my weakness because of you.' - Rob Johnson
'I didn't need you to fix me, I needed you to love me while I fix someone else.' - Pinterest
Paulie - 'I don't get it, what's the attraction?' Rocky - 'Fills gaps I guess.' Paulie - 'What's gaps?' Rocky - 'I've got gaps, she's got gaps. Together we fill gaps.' Rocky
'I may not always love you, but as long as there are stars above you, you never to doubt it, I'll make you so sure about it. And God Only Knows what I'll be without you.' - Beach Boys
'You should be kissed, and often, and by someone who knows how.' Gone With the Wind
'You make me want to be a better man.' - As Good As It Gets
'George has got a love in his life and she's sticking with him. Do you know why? He bought her chairs. That's pretty smart to me. Every woman has her chairs something she needs to put herself into.' Phenomenon