5 Definite Signs To Know If You And Your Partner Are Mutually In Love
Start writing a post
Relationships

5 Definite Signs To Know If You And Your Partner Are Mutually In Love

Knowing if you're in love is important and knowing if your partner is in love with you crucial.

6846
5 Definite Signs To Know If You And Your Partner Are Mutually In Love
truelove

In this day and age, everybody wants to fall in love but nobody wants to truly put in the work for a relationship. Subsequently, many people fall into a "flirtationship" or end up being the "side chick" without that actually being what they want. Don't get me wrong, if you and your friend with benefits have fully communicated the details of your situation and that is what works best for you both, then so be it. However, communication is often lost and feelings get hurt. Thus, if you're ever wondering where you stand with somebody or you're questioning how you truly feel about them, look to the following list for some tell-all signs of being in mutual love.

1. You both support each other in all current and future endeavors.

One of the most important parts of a relationship is being able to grow together and not apart. A lot of the time relationships, especially those started at a young age, fall apart because both partners are spending time figuring themselves out and their wants and needs change. However, a couple who is truly in love with one another will make the effort to consistently understand each others' needs.

As you each grow, you may run into obstacles that separate you physically such as college, the military, or extended business trips. Couples who are mutually in love will not let this worry them because they are secure within their relationship. If nothing else, you should always be secure in your relationship.

2. Texting is as fun as physically hanging out.

In such a digital age, half of a relationship is spent texting or online. Unfortunately, this makes it extremely easy for one side of the relationship to ignore the other. Sometimes when someone is only slightly interested, they may make an effort in person when they have to see you face to face. In person, they're constantly reminded of your good looks and your beautiful smile which keeps them intrigued.

The key here is keeping each others' interest. Couples who are mutually in love don't need to be constantly reminded of each others' beauty for the fact that their love exists on a deeper level that is not just physical. Though seeing each other is a crucial part of every healthy relationship, being able to survive without seeing each other is important, too.

3. You never (very rarely) complain about each other to your friends.

Okay let's be honest, we all like to complain. We've all those "I'll screenshot you so quick and send you to my best friend" memes also. Everybody has their bad days, and that is okay. The difference between couples who are in love and couples who are truthfully wasting their time is that the former understands each others' mood swings and provides unconditional love nonetheless.

Secondly, if there is something that comes between you and your partner that is bigger than the occasional bad day or mood swing, you should also not bring that up to your friends. Adding more people to the situation will only create more drama and increase the number of casualties. Communication is key in relationships where both partners are mutually in love. If you and your partner talk to other people about your relationship more than you talk to each other about it, then you might want to reconsider the way you're going about things.

4. You're both honest and comfortable.

Lying is obviously one thing that can easily ruin many relationships. This includes white lies and what you'd consider "the small things." Many people believe that if you lie about the small things then you will also lie about the big things. Thus, be honest with your partner. Couples who feel the same amount of love for each other will never even consider lying about who they're with, where they're going, or what they bought.

Partners should always feel comfortable with each other. Many people lie because they feel it is their only option and they want to defer their partner's anger or sadness. Couples with mutual love will never feel as if they can't tell their partner something for fear of their reaction. Being comfortable in a relationship should come early and easy.

5. You're truly each others' best friend.

I know many older, wiser people tell younger people to fall in love with their best friend. However, they also advise to keep a good group friends during a relationship so they have a support system if the relationship falls apart. This seems paradoxical to me, so I seem to agree more with the former. Finding your best friend that you want to be in a romantic relationship with is very important.

Couples who are mutually in love with each other will know that it's okay to only have one or two friends other than their significant others. They will also know that it's okay to spend the majority of their time with each other. Having a best friend and a romantic partner in the same person is super convenient and very, very, important in being and staying in love.

Overall, communicating what you truly want will help you land the relationship you're looking for. Don't change your wants or needs based on what you or somebody else thinks is "cool." If you think you're in love, talk to your partner about your feelings. You should never apologize for what you feel, whether it is mutual or not.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Featured

Why I Don't Believe In Religion

I used to be comfortable with religion, but now I'm uncomfortable.

390
Rebecca Jarrett

I’m not one of those people who doesn’t believe in God because“if there was a God, why would He let such horrible things happen?” Saying that because sometimes bad things happen, there must be no benevolent higher power, to me, makes about as much sense as saying that because sometimes it gets dark, there must be no light.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

In Honor Of Mental Health Awareness Month

An open discussion on how much we need an open discussion on mental health awareness

1659
Ashley Wen

Odyssey recognizes that mental well-being is a huge component of physical wellness. Our mission this month is to bring about awareness & normality to conversations around mental health from our community. Let's recognize the common symptoms and encourage the help needed without judgement or prejudice. Life's a tough journey, we are here for you and want to hear from you.

Keep Reading... Show less
6 Confessions Of The Celibate Christian Girl In College
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bb2e_E-Hht5zoyCPBvqeHTMT91WxQwNcv34Iyg0/?taken-by=thejaniyawinchester

Do you endure a lot of persecution as a Christian but remember when you decided you wanted to "be like Christ"?

Didn't Christ suffer persecution? Didn't he suffer people talking about him, betraying him, determined to misunderstand him, and hate him?

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

15 Affirmations To Remember During Mental Health Awareness Month

Let's lift each other up, because we are not our thoughts.

6372
15 Affirmations To Remember During Mental Health Awareness Month

Odyssey recognizes that mental well-being is a huge component of physical wellness. Our mission this month is to bring about awareness & normality to conversations around mental health from our community. Let's recognize the common symptoms and encourage the help needed without judgement or prejudice. Life's a tough journey, we are here for you and want to hear from you.

It's a topic that needs to be talked about way more than it should, especially in today's world: mental health. Whether it be anxiety, depression or O.C.D. (or anything, really), we have come to learn as a society that it's okay- and even more beneficial than you think- to openly talk about experiencing what almost everyone does inside the complex mind.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

We Must Speak Up For Abortion Rights Despite The Supreme Court's Intentions

A leaked document revealed the Supreme Court intends to vote on overturning Roe v. Wade.

6633
We Must Speak Up For Abortion Rights Despite The Supreme Court's Intentions
https://twitter.com/TRF_Stories/status/1523595310593110016

When Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in by the Supreme Court, she insisted overturning Roe v. Wade wasn't on her agenda. That landmark case made it possible for pregnant people across America to legally choose whether to have an abortion. There are many reasons a person would want to terminate their pregnancy. Money, age, health and sexual assault are just some of the reasons a person would choose to get an abortion.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments