A romantic relationship is one of the most rewarding, and difficult, types of relationship. The adrenaline rush of the first date, first kiss or first overnight trip puts us on cloud nine. And even though those wonderful moments are what we imagine should dominate the relationship, it is important to remember the other side – working through the tough times. To be successful, you must communicate your feelings in a healthy and loving manner and allow the other person to do the same.

More often than not, romantic relationships end. The intensity that brings two people together is never a match for the pain felt after separating. And in today’s world of social media, a clean breakup is difficult to navigate each time you go into your cell phone contacts or log into your Facebook account. This week’s Best of Our Blogs looks at the beginnings and endings of romantic relationships and everything in between.

Best of Our Blogs: July 12, 2013

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