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What are your top five MUST HAVES in a relationship?

Make your list and let's compare.  What are your top 5 must haves in a romantic relationship?
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207091 tn?1337709493
Honesty
Sense of humor
Maturity
Kindness
Stability

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God list.  What do you mean by "stability"?  What does that mean to you?
Stability - holding a job, reasonable emotions, basically not creating extra drama than life creates on it's own.
Those are all good.  Hate drama so like that you included that into your idea of stability.  
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Top 5 must have from the person I am with:
Faith
Honesty
Forgiving
Good personality
Kind

Top 5 things in a relationship:
Stable
Friendship
Forgiveness
Honesty
Romance/love
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I like it . . .  You have interesting things on your list such as Faith. Do you mean faith in a higher power or faith in each other or what exactly?  And Forgiving . . . I like that too.  Holding grudges in relationships happens and leads to bitterness.  It can kill love, right?  Why did you add that?  Just curious.  And stable, what does that mean to you?  
Faith over all in eachother but also in God. It is a big part of what kept my husband and me together.

Forgiveness - every relationship has its ups and downs. Every couple argues. If you hold on to that anger or never resolve the issue at hand and forgive eachother. It can devour every part of the love you have for each other.

Stable - for me is different then holding down a job and that. It is being stable with eachother and the love you have kind of hard to describe.
I think I know what you mean, seizure advocate.  Stable, there, can be counted on.  I agree about forgiveness and I agree that having faith in a higher power can help in times of trouble within a relationship.  Thanks for sharing!
It's kept my husband and me together for 15 yrs and we are best friends as well.
973741 tn?1342342773
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Hm, let me try . . .
Appreciates the real me
Entertains me with conversation and humor
Kind spirit
Work ethic (for work AND the relationship)
Respectful


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13167 tn?1327194124
Well, I've been married forever - since 1985.  I was engaged to a different man when I met my husband,  and broke my engagement off when I met him.  

Here's  the list:  

smart
sweet
become undone when you see me naked
want to listen to me talk to you
ask for my opinion,  and trust it

Ok,  the 3rd thing has waned quite a bit,  because I'm not the pretty young woman I was when we met.  Maybe I could change the third thing to be,  still very much want to have sex even though we've both aged.  ;D
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Ha, love it.  I know that it warms my heart that my  husband doesn't seem to notice that I am bigger, sagging with wrinkles now.  He's never made me feel all that much different than when we met.  And . . . I look a lot different.  Not married as long as you but a long time.  I like a sweet man too.  
495284 tn?1333894042
Love
Respect
Trust
Supportive
Patient
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That's a good list too.  Impatience is one of my pet peeves!  And feeling supported like someone is in your corner cheering you on can make all the difference.
I like this list.
495284 tn?1333894042
I believe if you have a healthy relationship with your spouse we dont see the "flaws" of us all getting older.  I know i have changed and so has my husband but the way he carries himself is what makes me even more attracted to him.  He knows who is his.  His body is just an added bonus!!!

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Wow!  He should read that ---  that would make his day, I'm sure!
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