When to call it quits
Breaking up with your partner is never easy, but sometimes you have to do it. Sometimes we stay in unhappy relationships because ending it is such a tough decision and can cause a lot of emotional stress and practical problems. If you’re putting it off, even though you feel it’s the right thing to do, you’re not the only one.
Relationships always have their ups and downs. It can be worth working hard with your partner to try to improve the situation but sometimes, there is nothing more that you can do to salvage the situation.
You are in an abusive and controlling relationship
You probably have heard this on too many time. This doesn’t have to be physical abuse only, it includes emotional abuse too. So if he verbally, physically and emotionally abuses you, feel free to leave.
At the end of the day, it’s you who suffers and the repercussions can be so unbearable.
Lost interest in spending time together
Time spent together is one of the most cherished things in a relationship because you get to enjoy each others company and just bond. If you have been enjoying this and know you are having second thoughts about this then you got to think twice about it.
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What makes relationships stronger is the honesty and the art of communication, so if you have began to keep secrets from each other, this is the time to evaluate your relationship.
Keeping secrets only work at destroying the already built trust in a relationship. If you don’t trust each other enough to share your thoughts and secrets then its time to call it quits.
Fighting a lot with your partner
Healthy fights are normal for every relationship. However, this becomes an issue when the fights become unhealthy and too much.
If you notice that neither of you is willing to work on the underlying cause of the fight or one partner tries to villainy the other party without taking responsibility for their share of trouble then that’s a wake-up call for you.
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Finding it hard to be yourself
No one should feel like they have to pretend or be somebody else when with a loved one. if you are in a relationship where you have to hide who really are, then it ain the right one for you and you need to leave.
Gut feeling that things ain’t fine
We have to learn how to trust our natural instincts because 99.999% of the time, its always right. If your gut feeling tells you that this ain’t right for you or there is an issue somewhere you got to rust and act on it rather than waiting.
Charline Carren is a blogger and an editor at Tech for Development. A trained Public Relations and communication specialist.
My passion for writing stems from the need to always provide solutions to peoples problems and sharing my opinion with my readers. I’m a proud content creator, communication and media strategies developer and a great public speaker.