Respond to These Common Phrases and We'll Guess Your Relationship Status

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Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

Whatever your relationship status, there are plenty of people out there who consider it their sovereign duty to stick their nose in your business and drop what they consider to be pearls of wisdom on you that convey whether or not you are doing your love life correctly. 

If you're single, they'll tell you to put yourself out there more, and that nothing gets you over the last one like the next one, and that desperation is unattractive, and that true love is always in the last place you look. If you're in a new relationship, they'll tell you it's important for both parties to let the guy do the chasing and not to get into bed before the third date and goodness knows what else. If you're serious, they'll inform you that love means never having to say you're sorry, which they don't always know is a quote from a novel and movie, and not actually good life advice.

How you react to such sayings, proverbs and truth (or not) bombs tells us a lot about your current relationship situation - because no matter where you are on love's journey, there are a bunch of sayings that are frustratingly on the nose, and a few that might be just a smidge more accurate than you realized. Let's find them!

Is love always in the last place you look?

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Does the course of true love rarely run smooth?

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Does nothing get you over the last one like the next one?

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Once a cheater, always a cheater?

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Do opposites attract?

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Does love conquer all?

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Is there really a lid for every pot?

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Are there plenty of fish in the sea?

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Do nice guys finish last?

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Does love mean never having to say you're sorry?

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Are men from Mars and women from Venus?

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If you can't love someone at their worst, can you love them at their best?

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Is timing everything?

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Should you never settle for less than a fairytale?

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Should you really never go to bed angry?

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Should you sweat the small stuff?

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Does sex on a first date doom a relationship?

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Should you trust your gut?

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Will love find you when you stop looking?

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Should you always play hard to get?

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Can you judge a book by its cover?

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Is the way to a man's heart through his stomach?

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Do all women become their mothers?

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Is it ever true that it's not you, it's me?

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Can you love someone before you love yourself?

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It is better to be happy than to be right?

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Should you always marry your best friend?

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Is love all you need?

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Is age just a number?

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Does everything happen for a reason?

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