Amazing Greek Mythology Facts: 5 Olympian Relationships – from Best to Worst

Hades abducting Persephone.

Hades abducting Persephone. Source: Wikimedia

Given Zeus’ constant sexual appetite we’ve previously written about, it’s really not that surprising that most of the affairs on this list involve him. This article is a list of the Olympian affairs ranging from somewhat “normal” to downright mindboggling.

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#5 Hades and Persephone

Strangely enough, a relationship that started with insta-love, an abduction planned by Hades and Zeus and the Earth literally splitting in two is the healthiest one on this list. After a somewhat of a rocky start, Persephone has fallen in love with Hades and they were probably only two Greek gods who never cheated on one another. They had an arrangement which involved Persephone living above ground for six months and in the Underworld for the rest of the year. While they were apart, Hades and Persephone stayed faithful to one another at all times.

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