18 important relationship lessons we learnt from films

Those Sunday afternoon rom-coms taught us more life lessons that we thought. From encouraging us not to give up on love, to showing how true love wins above all – we share our favourite relationship lessons learnt from films.

From optimistic love stories and happy endings to the best tough love lessons, our favourite movies have helped set us up for the rollercoaster of life that’s love…

1. Don’t give up on love. It can happen anywhere, at any time, at any age.
 

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2. Kissing in the rain can be incredibly romantic.
 

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3. Keep an open mind when it comes to love – don’t let your prejudices get in the way.
 

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4. Mr Right could’ve been there the whole time, you just need to open your eyes to those around you.
 

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5. Be courageous and fearless in your mission to find true love.
 

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6. Don’t overanalyse your relationship and create problems that aren’t even there. Overthinking can ruin even a good, strong relationship.
 

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7. Never forget your friends, no matter how caught up in your relationship you might be. Remember they’ve always had your back.
 

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8. It can be scary to expose your true self and emotions, but sometimes you need to be open to being vulnerable in order to find love.
 

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9. Be patient and you’ll finally get the girl of your dreams.
 

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10. Sometimes all it takes is a makeover to win over the school hottie.
 

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11. Keep the romance alive by taking time out for date nights.
 

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12. Don’t fall head over heels too fast. Instead, take time to get to know each other before emotionally committing.
 

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13. Live your own relationship and don’t compare it to others – there is no perfect idyll. Life takes us through many pathways – so enjoy it and every single moment you spend together.
 

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14. Opposites do attract and can have a healthy, happy relationship.
 

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15. Friendship is the deepest form of love.
 

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16. It’s OK to get professional advice from a life coach or counsellor to help improve your relationship.
 

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17. Be upfront right from the start. Lying only makes it harder to establish trust in the long-term.
 

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18. True love will win above all.
 

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