7 Signs It's Time to Let Go of a Relationship ...

By Teresa

Breaking up isn’t always everyone’s favorite topic, but there are usually a few signs it’s time to let go of a relationship that can come in handy when you’re trying to decide if it’s time to end things. Sometimes you don’t want to see it yourself, and sometimes you know the signs are there but don’t want to believe it. Maybe you’re going through this right now, or have in the past, but either way, you’ll probably find yourself relating to more than a few of these signs it’s time to let go of a relationship.

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You’re Not Happy

One of the most important signs it’s time to let go of a relationship is if you’re not happy. In the end, your happiness should come first, unless there are children involved. If you’re not happy and can get out of the relationship without any strings attached, it’s best for you to do so!


You Don’t Want to Be around Your Significant Other

If it becomes more and more obvious that you’d rather spend time with your friends than with your significant other, it’s time to let go. Of course, space is good and necessary, but if it gets to the point where you truly do not want to be around that person, a break-up is imminent.


You Don’t Care about Your Future Together

Whether it’s just one of you who doesn’t care about your future together, or both, ignoring the future is a sure sign that you’ll be ending soon. Maybe you simply have different goals for your futures, and if they don’t line up it may be time to let go. It may seem like a petty reason to end things, but if you don’t see a future with someone, why are you wasting the present with them as well?


He’s Not Who You Thought He Was

People change. If your relationship changes into something you don’t want, it’s okay to let go. Maybe it was something as simple as realizing he’s not the person you thought he was when you met. No matter the circumstances, if there’s something about your relationship that’s changed, and not for the better, it’s time to let go.


There’s No Trust Anymore

If you can’t trust your significant other at all anymore, it is definitely time to let go of your relationship. What is the point of a relationship without trust? Either work on bringing that trust back into your relationship or let go of the relationship altogether. In the end, it comes down to how much work you’re willing to put in. If you want to gain that trust back, work for it. If not, end things.

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If you have a harem of 40 women, you never get to know any of them very well.

Warren Buffett

It’s a One-Sided Relationship

That being said, if you’re the one putting all of the work into a relationship, end things. You don’t deserve to be in a one-sided relationship. One day you’ll find someone willing to put in just as much work as you, and for the mean time, you don’t deserve to waste your time on someone who doesn’t care.


You Just Know

In the end, it comes down to you. You will know when the relationship is over. You won’t need a list of reasons why, because you’ll feel it. You’ll have a gut feeling that it’s time to end things. It won’t be easy to end things, but it will be easy to know when it’s time.

Are you struggling to end a relationship? Have you in the past? What were your telltale signs that it was time to end things? Was there a specific moment? Let me know in the comments!

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Great Points !

@sunflower hunny I would talk to fam or a close friend and see if they can help u get your stuff when he is not in the house and come stay with them for a while

Where was this when I needed it?!

@Sunflower, Run Away Hun

Hey...I am in a relationship where in it is a secret because of our job..and now, it seems that the management had sensed that..and if it will be proven, he will lose his job and his dreams.. I still want to fight for it but I dont know if he still wants to fight for it.. I dont know what to do.. He tells me to just give it some time but it feels like it will only lead us breaking up..

*but what if

I just knew , I had a feeling that that was just it when he walked off & I asked if he was gonna talk to me &I he said no , bye & I just had that feeling & yes , he's young , we both are , & we've been together a couple years &have; always had issues not only between us but in our own lives & he's tried to come back but I haven't let him, maybe that was my feeling that it was just done

@brittany thank you so much! It helped me think clearly. God bless us all