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10 Images that perfectly describe relationships in the modern age

When she's not writing, Claire Gillespie can most often be found wiping snotty noses, picking up Lego, taking photos of her cat or doing headstands.

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The basic elements of a relationship, such as love, trust, respect and compromise, won't ever change no matter how much the world evolves in other ways.

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What the digital age has done is put modern relationships out there for us all to analyse. From reality TV to Instagram, we know more about what couples are getting up to than ever before — whether we like it or not. Here are 10 images that perfectly sum up relationships of the modern age.

1. Computer games can be make or break

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2. You only need your thumb to ditch or date

A photo posted by A J Hopkins (@mr_hopperz) on

3. Love doesn't mean going offline

4. Everything has another meaning

“Love moderately. Long love doth so.Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.''-William Shakespeare

5. Nobody is allowed to be unavailable — ever

A photo posted by Joey Connard (@jo_eeeeee) on

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6. Because who needs words anyway?

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7. Divorce doesn't have to be the end of the world

A photo posted by rach100981 (@rach100981) on

8. In fact, let's make it a reason to celebrate

A photo posted by OB (@owenblosser) on

9. True love comes in all forms

A photo posted by Mel Roy (@therealmelroy) on

10. Ultimately the most important relationship is the one you have with yourself

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