If your partner is willing to do these 15 things, they love you unconditionally

Being loved wholeheartedly feels like a dream.

You don’t need to hide your true self.

You are secure in your partnership.

You can be vulnerable without fearing that you will be mocked or belittled.

It’s a transformative and rewarding experience.

But how can you tell whether your boo’s affection comes with no strings attached?

Easy! If your partner is willing to do these 15 things, they love you unconditionally.

Let’s see how many you cross off the list.

1) Accept your imperfections

Someone who loves you unconditionally embraces your imperfections and quirks without judgment.

They see your flaws as part of what makes you unique, and they love you all the more for them.

A partner who is unsure about the relationship might try to change you.

One who is all in knows that you’re already a masterpiece.

They wouldn’t want you to be any other way.

2) Support your goals

Unconditional love involves supporting your partner’s dreams and aspirations, even when they differ from your own.

Does your partner:

  • Encourage you to go after what you want?
  • Offer to help out as you climb your way to success?
  • Celebrate your wins, no matter how small?
  • Believe in you 100%?
  • Boost your confidence when you stumble?
  • Help you try again when you fail?

Then, you can be sure they have your best interest at heart.

3) Honor your boundaries

A partner who loves you unconditionally respects your boundaries.

They understand that maintaining individuality is essential for a healthy relationship.

When you need some personal space, they back off.

When you’re uncomfortable with something, they don’t push it.

They want you to feel safe – and they don’t do anything to jeopardize that.

4) Apologize

If your partner is willing to own up to their mistakes, they love you unconditionally.

When they mess up, they take responsibility for their actions and apologize.

This behavior reflects a deep commitment to the relationship and a genuine concern for your emotional well-being.

I’ve had boyfriends who used to hurt me and then shift blame or deliver weak, fake apologies that didn’t do much to appease my hurt feelings.

If you don’t have to deal with that, you’re one of the lucky ones.

5) Forgive

On a similar note, your partner is willing to forgive you when you make a blunder.

As long as you make amends, they put your relationship above their ego.

That doesn’t come naturally to everyone. 

It’s a sign of deep affection, for sure.

6) Fight

This might sound counterintuitive, but a partner who loves you unconditionally is willing to fight with you.

Conflict is healthy when handled in a mature way.

It allows you to work together to find a compromise or solve a problem, which only deepens your bond.

Through conflict, couples have the opportunity to grow both individually and as a team.

If your partner isn’t bothered to engage in conflict, it might signal that they’re not as invested in the relationship as you might want.

But if they’re willing to work with you to solve disagreements, you’re on the right track.

7) Express their gratitude

A boo who loves you unconditionally appreciates having you in their life.

They actively listen when you talk, they genuinely want to know you, and they remember little things that make you tick.

Not only that, but they show you how much you mean to them:

  • They express their love through physical affection and words of affirmation
  • They help with chores or responsibilities without being asked
  • They make sweet gestures that showcase their love (cute messages, small gifts, and so on)
  • They talk you up to their friends and family

Never let them go.

8) Ask for your input

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A partner who loves you without strings cares about your opinions and trusts your judgment.

They consult you when they have big decisions to make, and they ask for your input when they struggle with something.

Oh, and they’re curious about your viewpoints on various topics.

Debating with them never feels boring, especially when your stances are as different as night and day.

9) Show up for you

If your partner loves you unconditionally, they show up for you no matter what.

They are a consistent and unwavering presence in your life.

Your boo is there for you during good times and bad.

You don’t have to worry about them suddenly ghosting you or disappearing from the face of the planet.

Their commitment transcends circumstances, and you can rely on their steady support.

10) Respect your independence

Unconditional love doesn’t equal control.

In fact, a partner who cares for you deeply will respect your independence and encourage you to do stuff on your own.

You don’t need to be together every minute of every day to prove your devotion to each other.

11) Consider you when making plans

A person who truly loves you wants you to be part of their future, so they take you into consideration when mapping out their life.

They see the relationship as a partnership and are willing to work towards shared objectives that contribute to the well-being and happiness of you both.

Whether we’re talking about career goals, family aspirations, or personal milestones, you’re always somewhere in the back of their mind.

12) Comfort you

Small acts of kindness are another testament to unconditional love.

How does your partner react when you have a bad day or are going through something?

Do they sulk in a corner and wait for your mood to change, or do they do their best to cheer you up?

If they offer to make you a cup of tea or agree to watch your favorite TV show for the fourth time just to see you smile, their feelings are genuine.

13) Get with your friends

The Spice Girls were right.

If your partner wants your relationship to work, they’ll make an effort to be accepted by your loved ones.

Even when they aren’t the biggest fans of your social circle.

They’ll understand that your friends matter to you, so they will, at the very least, be civil.

That’s love.

14) Engage with your interests

A partner who loves you unconditionally engages with your interests to show their support.

Their involvement goes beyond a surface-level acknowledgment and reflects a desire to understand and share in the things that bring you joy.

If you like football, they buy a jersey and cheer for your favorite team.

If you like vampire movies, they watch them with you and buy you candy vampire teeth for Halloween.    

For them, engaging with your interests is a way of becoming an integral part of your life.

Hopefully, you can return the favor.

15) Prioritize quality time with you

Finally, if your partner insists you spend as much quality time together as possible, their feelings run deep.

I’m not talking about sitting on the couch as you scroll on separate phones.

I’m talking about telling each other about your day over dinner.

Going on long walks as you discuss your current topics of interest.

Making fools of yourself at karaoke night.

Creating lasting memories is what love’s all about.

Bottom line

Is your partner willing to do the things above – and then some?

They’re smitten, and you’ve found yourself a good one.

You feel valued, supported, and free to be your authentic self.

All is well.

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Alexandra Plesa

Alexandra Pleșa is a freelance writer obsessed with television, self-development, and thriller books. Former journalist, current pop culture junkie. Follow her on Twitter: @alexandraplesa

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