11 Carrie Underwood Quotes About Love & Dating, Because She's Shared Some Wise Words Outside Of Her Lyrics, Too

Life seems perfect for Carrie Underwood. She has a thriving country music career, a happy marriage, and a new baby. But even with all of that, Carrie Underwood still manages to be relatable. The well-spoken country singer has said some pretty great things when it comes to love, dating, and marriage. Even though she is far from your average person, all of her sentiments make perfect sense to me. You'll love Carrie Underwood even more after reading these 11 quotes from her about love and relationships.

It's OK To Want A Relationship

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There’s nothing wrong with admitting that you want to be in a relationship, and Underwood made that clear in a 2007 interview with Cosmopolitan, Underwood confessed that she wanted to be in a relationship: “I’m not saying I want to get married tomorrow, but I’d like to have someone other than my mom to call when I have good news.”

Be Careful What You Wish For

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Underwood was kind of excited when fame led her to start receiving more attention from guys, but then she couldn’t help questioning if some of these dudes had ulterior motives. The country crooner explained this in a 2007 Cosmopolitan interview, saying, “Guys who would never look at me twice before might ask me out now, so I guess I have better opportunities. But when I do meet a guy, there’s this ‘Does he just want his picture in a magazine?’ factor.”

Dogs Are More Reliable Than Boys

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In her song “More Boys I Meet,” Underwood sings, “The more boys I meet the more I love my dog.” I have definitely been there and I have never even owned a dog.

Sometimes She Doesn't Know What She's Doing

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It’s OK to admit that you can be clueless when it comes to love. Underwood admitted this in 2007 when she was talking to Cosmopolitan and said, “In the romantic sense, I’m pretty useless with guys.” So don’t feel bad. It’s totally fine if you’re the same way.

We All Screen Potential Suitors

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We all know that Underwood is happy with her husband Mike Fisher, but that doesn’t mean she wasn’t nervous to meet him. In her episode of VH1’s Behind the Music , Underwood admitted that she was not exactly pumped for the meeting: “We’re sticking him in the meet-and-greet because if he’s weird, I don’t want to deal with it.”

We All Have Our Shy Moments

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Even Carrie Underwood has some insecurities when it comes to playing the game. Underwood said this in a 2008 Cosmopolitan interview: “If I see somebody who I’m attracted to, generally I just think, Oh well, he’s not interested in me. The only time that I talk to guys is when they talk to me first. But I can play the game. I can turn it on.”

Everyone Can Be Bratty

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As much as I want to be the Independent Woman that Destiny’s Child has taught me to be, I also crave respect and attention. Thankfully, I’m not the only one. Underwood echoed my inner sentiments when she explained her desire to be spoiled while talking to Cosmo in 2008: “I’ve become a little more bratty. I’m tired of doing all the spoiling. I deserve to be spoiled too! I want to be appreciated. It’s the chivalry thing and the extra attention that I like. Don’t even get me started on how many guys don’t do that.”

Everyone Should Have The Right To Marry

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In a 2012 interview with The Independent, Underwood talked about her love of marriage and how she believes everyone should have the right to marry: “As a married person myself, I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I love, and want to marry. I can’t imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love.”

Loving An Athlete Can Be Intimidating

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Underwood is one of the most beautiful celebrities out there, but she explained the unique pressure of being married to a hockey player in a 2013 People interview: “Even when he’s like, ‘I’m so out of shape,’ he still has a six-pack. Having Mike there – I want to be a hot wife!”

She Takes Her Marriage Vows Very Seriously

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The singer has vowed to never let her career interfere with her marriage. She explained her priorities in a 2013 People interview, saying, “If Mike ever told me he needed me to quit, I’d quit. When you make that promise to somebody, and you stand before God and your family and friends, you’ve got to do everything that you possibly can to make that work.”

Being Successful Is The Best Revenge

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After listening to her song “Before He Cheats,” I kind of imagined Carrie Underwood going psycho on a cheater, but that’s just not her style. Underwood explained why in a 2008 Cosmopolitan interview: “Getting revenge on a guy is just not worth it to me. I mean, it definitely sucks at the time, but obviously you’re not supposed to be with that person. The best revenge I can think of is becoming famous.” The girl has a point. Plus, anyone who would do harm to Carrie Underwood has a serious dose of karma coming his way.