One might not think that the world could learn much from the Kardashians. Fans watch on as their glamorous lives unfold on Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and while they may know a lot about fashion, it might not seem like they have anything to teach us. Well, think again. Those ladies are strong women who experience life in the public eye.
We’ve seen them through heartbreak, marriages, more heartbreak, babies, and various stages in between. When it comes down to it, the Kardashians actually have a lot to say when it comes to love. Their collective experiences give them a ton of wisdom, and we can actually learn a lot about relationships from the Kardashians. In a family dominated by women, they have all sorts of lessons to teach us about dating.
Between clips from their show, posts on their social media accounts, and various interviews, these ladies offer up plenty of advice and insight about love. From Kourtney’s failed relationship with Scott to Kim’s dream wedding with Kanye, the reality stars have a thing or two to say about the subject, and we’d be smart to listen. Please enjoy this list of 15 love lessons we learned from the Kardashian sisters.
15 Kim Learned That Taking A Chance Was So Worth It, Thanks To Her Relationship With Kanye
Kim and Kanye have been married for almost four years and have three children together, and the only regret that Kim has is that she didn’t marry him sooner. The star of Keeping Up With The Kardashians had been married twice before but decided after knowing Kanye for ten years that she would finally give the romance a chance.
According to People, she spoke with Glamour magazine about the moment she decided to go for it.
“There was flirting before, so it was obvious there was an attraction, but there was a moment in my mind that clicked when I was like, I’m going to give this a shot,” Kim said.
We can all learn from Kim that even if you’ve been hurt in the past, it’s never too late to give love a chance.
14 Kourtney Learned T0 Trust Herself After Splitting From Scott
Kourtney is no stranger to heartache and has had many ups and downs with her ex-boyfriend, Scott Disick. The couple broke up after their nine years of dating thanks to Scott’s problems with substance dependency. Although, they still have to co-parent their three children, Mason, Penelope, and Reign. The duo has had to strike a “new normal”, and it seems like Kourtney learned a valuable lesson along the way.
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star posted a cryptic message on Twitter in 2015. shortly after splitting with Scott. “The more you love your decisions, the less you need others to love them.” she Tweeted.
Fans can learn that it’s important to trust yourself and base your decisions on your own needs, instead of seeking the approval of others.
13 Khloe Knows That It's Important To Look At The Bigger Picture
Khloe has had many struggles when it comes to relationships and knows a thing or two about recovering from a breakup. The star had plenty on her mind when she took to Instagram in December of 2014.
Khloe sent a philosophical message to fans when she posted a pic that simply read, “Maybe it’s not about the happy ending, maybe it’s about the story.”
Fans speculated that the post was about Khloe’s breakup with rapper, French Montana. The couple started dating shortly after her divorce from Lamar Odom, but the romance didn’t last long. Khloe later admitted on an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians that she might have rushed into the relationship because she was lonely following her failed marriage to Lamar.
The lesson we can all learn from Khloe is that it’s important to have perspective when dealing with heartache.
12 Kylie Learned To Never Settle When It Comes To Love, Thanks To Travis
The youngest of the Kardashian clan shared her wisdom with her fans on Twitter. Kylie Jenner had a deep thought when she took a break from applying lipstick and took to social media to muse about love. According to Celebritytoob Kylie quoted Oscar Wilde saying, “Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.” she wrote.
It seems like Kylie took her own advice and finally found love with rapper, Travis Scott. The couple started dating in 2017 and were first spotted getting cozy at Coachella. After that, they became fixtures on each other’s Instagram accounts and their bond grew even deeper when Kylie got pregnant. She gave birth to their daughter, Stormi, in February of this year and their relationship seems to be going strong.
Kylie teaches us that we should never settle when it comes to love.
11 Kendall Admits That Breaking Up Is Hard To Do After A Mystery Man Breaks Her Heart
Kendall Jenner is usually tight-lipped when it comes to relationships but according to Pinterest the model mused about love lost when she said,
"One of the hardest things you'll ever have to do is to stop loving someone because they've stopped loving you."
Aw...why so glum, Kendall? It seems like the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star had her heart broken by a mystery man.
She’s been linked to several men in her past so we can only speculate about who made Kendall so sad. She’s been rumored to be involved with Justin Beiber, Chris Brown, and Drake. Yet, her most recent romance was with the Detroit Pistons power forward, Blake Griffin. I guess we’ll never really know who broke Kendall’s heart.
Despite being drop-dead gorgeous and filthy rich, Kendall still got dumped, proving that breaking up is hard to do for everyone.
10 Kris Jenner Reminds Us That Anything Can Happen, Since Meeting Corey
Kris Jenner hasn’t exactly been lucky in love. She cheated on her first husband, Robert Kardashian, which ended their 13-year marriage. Kris later married Olympian, Bruce Jenner, and their relationship lasted 22 years. That is until Bruce decided to transition to Caitlyn.
Kris rebounded after the divorce with Corey Gamble, who is 26 years younger than her. Her daughters were grossed out by the age difference and hassled Kris about the relationship on an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, asking her if she intended to marry Corey. People reported her response “I don’t think I would ever get married again… We’ll see. I don’t have a crystal ball,” Kris finally admitted.
We can all learn from Kris that it’s important to stay open-minded in a relationship. You never know what the future may bring.
9 Khloe Learns That Love Survives Divorce After Standing By Lamar
Khloe suffered a huge heartbreak when her estranged husband, Lamar Odom, was caught in a cheating scandal and nearly died of his struggle with substance abuse. She flew to be by his side and was totally there for him throughout his recovery. She even put their divorce on hold until she knew that he was in a healthy place.
According to People, Khloe was a guest on The Talk and discussed her complicated relationship with Lamar.
“I still believe in my vows of being there for him. I know it’s confusing. It’s very confusing,” she shared.
“It’s not a romantic place. It’s coming from a place of real care and concern and love. I don’t think love, just because we’re not romantically involved, means I can’t care about someone. I find that so simple-minded.”
Fans learned from Khloe that love doesn’t always end just because two people break up.
8 Kim Learned That You Really Can Have It All Since Marrying Kanye
Kim found her ideal mate when she married Kayne. The reality star endured two failed marriages before settling down with her husband. It seems like she almost lost hope that she could “have it all”. Lucky for her, Kanye proved her wrong.
According to People, Kim discussed her marriage. “You know, there are relationships that are all the way insecure. There’s a lot of passion, but there’s so much distrust. These are crazy relationships. I’ve had those, and you can never quite let them go.”
Kim shared, "Then there are those relationships that are so safe, you know they’ll never ever stray. But that’s not really what you want. So I used to think, ‘Well, can you really have it all? The trust, the excitement, and the passion?’ Now I know you can.”
So, take it from Kim and don’t ever settle for less when it comes to love.
7 Khloe Knows That Wisdom Can Be Found In Heartbreak After Her Failed Marriage
Khloe worked through darkness and pain after her split from husband, Lamar Odom. He betrayed her in the midst of an infidelity scandal and put his life at risk. All of her hopes and dreams were shattered, and Khloe was left to pick up the pieces in the public eye.
The reality star took to Instagram to muse about what can be learned from loss.
“Lessons are best taught through our darkest hour. Through crying and defeat. Through sorrow and loss,” Khloe shared.
“All of my pain or sadness has only built my strength, soul, character, and wisdom. One day, all of our trials and tribulations will add up and make perfect sense. Until that day comes, learn to laugh at confusion and dance in the rain.”
Khloe teaches us all that there is wisdom to be found in heartbreak. There is comfort in the struggle.
6 Kourtney Learned To Balance Family And Love With Younes
Kourtney has been a single mom since her split with Scott and has had to strike a balance between motherhood and romance. When she began dating Younes, Kourtney decided to spend some time without the kids to focus on her relationship. She discussed it all during an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
"I've definitely learned from my past relationship, where I really wouldn't travel without the kids. And I think it is important to take time, especially because my relationship is important to me.” Kourtney said. "Just because those worlds aren't colliding right now, just making sure that I make time for both. And I think going on a trip once in a while reminds me the importance of being present and in the moment when I'm home."
Kourtney shows us that it’s important to strike a balance when it comes to family and relationships
5 Kim Learned That It's Important To Be Independent, Thanks To Her Past Relationships
Kim seems to have her head on straight when it comes to her marriage with Kanye, and she can thank the lessons she learned from her past relationships. Looking back at her younger self, Kim wishes she could go back in time and tell her teenage self to depend less on the guys that she dated.
According to People, the reality star spoke with Harper’s Bizarre about the importance of being independent.
“I used to be so dependent on the guys I was in a relationship with. I don’t know why, because I wasn’t raised that way. If I looked at myself at 19, I would shake myself and be like, 'Wake up; you are way too smart for this'”, Kim said.
We can all learn from Kim that we are too intelligent to just be dependent on relationships and the importance of independence.
4 But Khloe Knows That A Relationship Should Take Priority
Khloe seems to fall hard when she falls in love. With her busy schedule, the reality star knows all too well the challenges that can surface while balancing a career and a relationship. When it comes to romance, Khloe is totally willing to do what it takes to make things work and believes that a partner should take priority. She has had to overcome distance and busy schedules but believes that if both people are willing to make an effort, it’s worth the trouble.
She spoke with Entertainment Tonight about her thoughts on the subject.“I do like to put my relationships as a priority, and I really try to make that work. As long as people are making the effort to do so, I think anything can work,” Khloe said.
Khloe teaches us that you have to tend a relationship to keep the fires burning.
3 After Her Failed Marriage, Kris Learned That Love Evolves Over Time
Kris has two failed marriages under her belt and took some time to reflect on what went wrong with her marriage to Robert Kardashian. Looking back, she realized that true love changes over time. Kris learned a valuable lesson about what it takes to make things work when the passion fizzles in a relationship. It isn't always about attraction and it’s important for lovers to be friends as well.
She wrote her thoughts on marriage in her book, Kris Jenner...And All Things Kardashian.
“You have to understand that relationships have their ebbs and flows, and that life just evolves.” she wrote. “It is about love and friendship. It's not always about passion and heat. I just didn't understand that.”
We can all learn from Kris that it’s crucial to allow your relationship to evolve over time
2 Kim Learned True Love Is Comforting After Marrying Kanye
Kim really hit the jackpot with Kanye. The couple seems to have what it takes to make it through thick and thin. It’s obvious that they are crazy about each other, and Kim is not shy when it comes to declaring their love. Her past mistakes have led her to what it feels like to be in a healthy relationship. Despite all of their potential drama, when it comes down to it, they have a deep connection.
According to People, Kim sat down with Oprah to discuss her love life. “It’s very comforting to have someone that knows everything about you, that respects you, understands, has gone through the similar things,” she said.
Fans can learn from Kim that true love is comforting because you have mutual respect and can understand what the other has been through.
1 Khloe Believes That Honesty Is The Best Policy
Khloe isn’t about to lead anybody on and thinks that a relationship only works if both people aren’t playing games. She hasn’t had the best luck when it comes to men, so it seems like she isn’t the one that has a problem with being honest. I applaud her for being clear with her partner about where she is at and hope that she one day finds a man that can do the same for her.
She spoke with Complex about her perspective on love and honesty. “I don’t think it’s fair for me to lead somebody on, or for me to act like I’m in this perfect headspace if I’m not."
"With love, you don’t mislead or play around, so if you’re not perfectly clear, just be honest about it,” Khloe said.
Khloe teaches us that we should be upfront when it comes to our relationships.
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