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Supportive, long-term relationships

To foster a long-term, supportive, solid relationships, it's important to recognize your flaws while still holding yourself and your partner in high regard.

Start by freeing yourself from the outdated notions of how an exemplary partner should behave.

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Learn how to regulate your emotions: cry, scream, get angry, but then calm down.

You are allowed to make mistakes, search for yourself, and not have all the answers about who you really are.

In relationships, there is usually one partner designated as the emotional rock. The risk with this: always being there for others can sometimes make you forget to take care of you.

Thus, you should give up the hope that you can be flawless and put together every day in a relationship.

These are not signs of emotional maturity or intelligence, because there are some things that you should get upset about (an unfaithful or neglectful partner, for example).

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