pertaining to a relationship which has both feelings of love and hate on the part of one or both parties
Cayne had always had a love-hate relationship with the press and the Journal especially.
“Pakistan has a love-hate policy toward the Taliban,” the E.U. diplomat says.
Reza: I have a love-hate relationship with the events that take place in the movie.
Over the years, Hollywood has had what seems like a love-hate affair with biopics.
The Lena Dunham–created comedy elicited a love-hate relationship with premium cable audiences.
In the run-up to Tuesday, the national media groaned with opinion columns expressing our love-hate relationship with voting.
My favorite is kickboxing: a love-hate relationship because it pushes me to my absolute limits.
Americans have a love-hate relationship with their red meat.
We have a love-hate relationship with talent in American society.
The interaction between the Illyrians and the Slavs was a love-hate relationship and has remained so ever since.