What Does Your Lover Really need? Based on Their Zodiac Sign

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What does he / she want? This is a question that people have been pondering throughout time. Just like the basic needs of survival – air, water, and food, people have some basic emotional needs that are various for each person. A couple needs love, common goals, and shared interests to bind them together. When we find someone that we are interested in, we all hope that we possess the qualities that they want. It can be challenging to find out what it is an individual truly wants, but astrology can help. The stars know how to cut through all the surface stuff and get to the simple qualities that each sign wants in a partner.

Here is the most important thing that he / she needs from you, according to his / her zodiac sign.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 19) need you to accept them.

Aries are full of confidence and energy, so you would never know that they hate to be rejected. If Aries can be 100% convinced that you accept them and will never reject them, they will be ready to take your relationship to the next level. Aries are often short-tempered and impatient, but for your, they will push that aside. Be ready to be their comfort, and provide them peace and tranquillity if needed.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Taurus (Apr 20 – May 20) need you to be trustworthy.

Taurus can be very stubborn and determined but underneath that intractable façade is a person who craves security. They are always excited to be with you and show it in their actions. Show them that you will always stay by their side and that they can depend on your support even if they are being inflexible.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Gemini (May 21 – Jun 20) need you to be a great conversationalist.

The Gemini brain is going a mile a minute and they can talk fast as well. They are bursting with ideas and humour and they love sharing both with people. If you can keep up with the Gemini and not only be a great talker but also a fantastic listener, your Gemini will be hooked.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Cancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22) need you to be patient.

Cancer can be moody and it is not just that they experience a variety of emotions; it is that they experience them all intensely. Cancers need their partners to be able to listen to them with an open heart, not judge them, and to care about them. Knowing that you are not secretly rolling your eyes or thinking about your shopping list while your Cancer partner is expressing how he / she feels will allow him / her to trust you.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Leo (Jul 23 – Aug 22) need to see them as the leader.

Leos are ambitious and confident. They love being in the spotlight, being looked up to, and making bold choices. They need their special someone to not just look up to them, but to see them as courageous and strong. If you make them feel invincible, they will be forever faithful and loving. Don’t be stingy with your honeyed words.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Virgo (Aug 23 – Sep 22) need you to be grateful.

Virgo is analytical and reliable, yet somewhat anal and exacting. They like everything to be where it is supposed to be. If their books are in alphabetical order and you pull one out to look at it, put it back exactly where it was. When your Virgo solves a problem for you, let him / her know that you are thankful that he / she is in your life.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Libra (Sep 23 – Oct 22) need you to be non-judgmental.

Although Libra is the sign of scale, they cannot stand to be judged. What they want most is unconditional love and knowing that you would not break up with them. They are optimistic and will always see the good in you, even if you do not see it.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21) need you to be honest.

Scorpios always want to see you happy and sincere. Scorpios cannot stand lies of any kind and would rather someone be brutally honest than telling a white lie. If you show Scorpios that you only speak the truth, they will be able to trust you enough to consider a long-term relationship.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21) need you to be open to the possibilities.

If you are closed off and not interested in expanding your world, you are not a good fit for a Sagittarius. They need constant change and a partner who has the same kind of enthusiasm for travelling and meeting new people as they do. If you show Sagittarius how open-minded you are, they will know that they have found a kindred spirit and will not let you go.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19) need you to be mature.

Capricorns are responsible, dependable, and hard working. Capricorns do not do well with people who refuse to grow and get their lives in order. When Capricorns consider a partner, they need the partner to share the same kind of values and life goals as they do. You should have a strong work ethic, be financially stable, and understand the importance of family. Show Capricorn that you are their perfect half in all aspects, and they will see you as their marriage material.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18) need you to be independent.

Aquarius are humanitarians, inventive, and smart. If you are one of those people who do not care other people’s perspectives and march their own drum, then you are a match with an Aquarius. Aquarius value independence and self-confidence. They will accept you for who you are and you will never need to hold back a part of yourself.

zodiac-horoscope-relationships-1000x600Pisces (Feb 19 – Mar 20) need you to be compassionate.

Pisces are creative and selfless. They will help anyone in trouble, and if you show them that you will always be there for them and that you truly care about the well-being of others, Pisces will know that they have met their soul mate.

 

Keep Your Chin Up! You May Survive in a Long-distance Relationship!

No matter what your age, relationships are tricky, but the distance factor is particularly top-of-mind during your late teens and early twenties. You may have the experience studying abroad and moving around quite a bit – from your hometown to a college campus to your post-grad city of choice, perhaps with a semester abroad or some long-term travel sprinkled in.

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How does dating work with all this geographic uncertainty? How can you deal with the relationship with the guy or girl of your dreams on the other side of the world? Not only you will be a long plane ride away from each other, you will also have some time differences, limited Internet access, and many other factors that will make it hard to communicate and keep the relationship while you and your beloved one are apart.

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But it IS possible to survive in a long-distance relationship! Keep your chin up!

Read on for real couples’ takes on long-distance love, and get to learn their tips on how to keep relationships alive when they are thousands of miles apart.

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#1  Always Plan a Visit & Book Tickets Ahead of Time

When Sarah graduated from college in Seattle last year and moved to New York pursuing her masters’ degree, her boyfriend Vince stayed behind in Seattle and began to work. They decided not to break up because they liked each other a lot, so they started the long-distance relationship since then. In the first month of separation, they missed each other so much that merely relied on Facetime was not able to work off their lovesick.

Thus, they made a visiting plan – flying to meet one another no less than once a month. This strategy has been proved quite effective that kept their relationship stable and long into the future.

They also found that it was helpful to book flights early. Beyond the practical lower cost reasons, it was very assuring for them to know when they would meet each other next time; it gave them something to look forward to and could make them feel a bit more secure.

Until now, after one and a half years of long-distance relationship, Sarah and Vince found it was not as scary as they thought, and they even started feeling comfortable with it. Long-distance brought them more private space and made their hearts grow fonder. They always cherish the time they are being together, so they seldom waste time arguing.

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#2  Make Technology Work for You & Be Patient

Daisy and her boyfriend Mark have battled with the long-distance relationship for 3 years, since Mark came to the U.S. for college studying, while Daisy stayed back in China. Not being able to meet frequently, Daisy and Mark chose to make video calls through Wechat or Facetime every day to feel more connected with each other. This strategy allowed them to not only chat spontaneously throughout the day and share inside jokes or momentous events happened around them, but also see each other through video calls. This always reminds them why they are choosing to be in this relationship, and brings them courage to move on.

Daisy and Mark have realized that it was hard to resolve an argument when they could not physically face-to-face after years of long-distance relationship experience. In this kind of situations, keeping calm, expressing feelings clearly, and being patient and understanding are critical. They recommended that it was useful to make a rule not hanging up on the other person, because it would only make the whole situation worse.

Daisy told me that it was really difficult to maintain a long-distance relationship, especially when you could only meet each other twice a year, but it could be worth it.

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#3  Trust Each Other & Not Communicate All the Time

Helen always wanted to make video calls with her boyfriend, Danny when she just started the long-distance relationship. She felt insecure and depressed when she found out that her boyfriend considered spending night after night at home on Skype with her was more like a burden. In fact, it was tough to find time to Skype when they were both having classes, social commitments, and a time difference made this even tougher.

This issue was a big challenge for them at first, but after numbers of discussion together, they figured a way out. They scheduled their Skype calls at a certain time every day, and learned to build trust without hiding anything. They realized that nothing would rot away their self-esteem and confidence faster than doubt and the only way to get around doubt was to cultivate transparency.

Helen not spending all of her time talking to her boyfriend anymore, instead, she started to take advantage of her time overseas by exploring new hobbies and activities. She was happy that she realized communicating regularly with her significant other was important, but definitely not all the time.

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Good Luck, Long-distance Lovers!

After reading all these experiences and tips, do you still hesitate to start or continue your long-distance relationship? Just because your partner is in another city or country does not mean that you cannot be spontaneous and loving. Indeed, long-distance relationships are difficult to maintain, but they can be incredibly rewarding too. Think about being able to look back at your time apart and knowing that your love was strong enough to survive. If you may stay together through separation, you may stay together through anything life throws at you. Keep your chin up! You may survive in a long-distance relationship!

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When Book-sharing Invades Your Campus, Light Your Passion for Reading and Sharing!

It is no longer a secret that on Nov 1st, Emma Watson, the actress best known for playing Hermione Granger in Harry Potter, dropped 100 copies of books “accidently” around the London tube station for passengers to find, pick up, and read.

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The reaction to her “book-throwing” action has turned into a rife phenomenon, which has generated a new type of relationship among strangers, book-sharing relationship. This ‘virtual’ relationship in real life is about peeling back the layers, involves a bit of mystery along with the interpersonal interaction.

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If you are depressed about not being able to engage in the book-sharing activity in London, here is a great chance for you! Join in our activity “Interpersonal Relationship Books on Campus” and share your amazing books about interpersonal relationships with your schoolmates in the US.

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Are you suffering from not getting involved enough on campus? Are you experiencing homesickness and “culture shock”? Are you trying to figure out ways to better deal with interpersonal relationships? Are you feeling isolated and hoping to meet more schoolmates?

“Interpersonal Relationship Books on Campus” is a great opportunity for you to walk around campus, read useful books, meet new schoolmates, and form a book-sharing community. Get involved in this meaningful activity, become the giver and receiver of books, and you are going to get more than you expect.

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Reading is interesting, inspiring, thought-provoking, and empowering. Sharing is caring, helping you become better communicators and strengthen your social ties. If you are a book lover or intend to recover your long-lost enthusiasm for books, do not hesitate to participate in this exciting activity to meet other book readers sharing similar interests as you do.

How to participate:

We would like you to join us and leave some of the books about interpersonal relationships on your school campus. We would like you to look for and find these hiding copies of books and enjoy the reading. We would like you to leave notes and messages in the books to share your thoughts with other readers and get to know more mates.

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If you want, you can even send us a picture where you have left the book; you can share with us your review and reflection after reading a book; you can bring your schoolmates and friends to join in this activity together. Drop us a line at  www.relationshipsabroad.wordpress.com

We have already gone out and left some of our favorite books about interpersonal relationships on USC and UW campus. They are there to be taken, read, shared, and enjoyed. Trojans and Huskies, now it’s time for you to look for these hidden surprises.

Recommended book list:

Here are some great books about interpersonal relationships for you to check and get started:

  1. The Interpersonal Problems Workbook: ACT to END Painful Relationship Patterns6
  2. People Smart: Developing Your Interpersonal Intelligence 7
  3. How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships8
  4. Relationships 1019
  5. People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts1