7 Signs It's Time to Move on from a Relationship ...

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It's very easy to miss the signs it's time to move on from a relationship.

I'm a firm believer in trying to work things out, but sometimes this isn't possible.

Perhaps we stay for the sex, because it's β€œfamiliar” or perhaps we just don't want to be alone.

Even so, it's not fair to either person to be in a relationship you don't feel right in.

Hopefully you won't need them, but here are some of the signs it's time to move on

1. One of You Doesn't Want It to Work

A good friend of mine is going through a divorce.

They were going to therapy to try to work things out, but it became obvious to him that it wasn't going to work because she didn't seem to want it to.

As far as she was concerned, it was over and their only connection would be their kids.

This kind of indifference toward your relationship is one of the biggest signs it's time to move on.

If you go to couples therapy, you need to go into it with the assumption that it's going to help;

otherwise, you're just wasting your time.

You Find Yourself Looking Elsewhere

Comments:

Steph5
It took me a long time to realize that I needed to move on from my relationship. I was head over heels for this guy and putting in all the effort in our relationship and in the last four months of our relationship I felt extremely taken advantage of and hurt. I broke up with him three months ago because I realized I deserved to be treated a lot better than I was (he didn't even know when my birthday was and said he didn't want things to get "too serious" only to want to do things that I considered to be very serious in a relationship i.e. Physical intimacy that I was not ready for because I'm saving myself for marriage). It hurts, but I know that when the time's right the right person will come along (hopefully!)
Belinda
I have a friend who is only staying with his wife because of his kids.. it's hard to watch someone be so miserable but not help themselves.
CyranoSCW
@Ali M, I love it! That really is awesome and true, although in some cases the absence can make a difference for the better!
CyranoSCW
@Cee Vee, to quote my friend-been there, done that, T-shirt, bumper sticker.
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