Long-time couples do nearly everything together. They live, eat, sleep, dream, and enjoy extracurricular activities. When you finally agree to call off a relationship, you will need to do a lot of soul-searching. It is not unusual for couples madly in love to be under the impression their relationships will last a lifetime. They start early on, building a life together.
Some even go as far as buy a house together. While there is nothing abnormal about this decision, a breakup could cause you to lose it all. Are you willing to give up everything you have spent years building? If you cannot find it in yourself to answer this question, you may not be fully ready to break up with your long-time partner.
There are several topics that must be covered before you dive right in. But, first, you need to determine if it is finally time to say goodbye to your long-time partner. To help jumpstart your effort, a list of tips is provided in the content below.
More Sad Than Happy
When you think about your partner, it should put a smile to your face. If it does the exact opposite, it may be time to start considering a permanent breakup. It is unfortunate for both parties, but there comes a time when you must ask yourself why am I sad all the time. Does your partner no longer make you happy? If the answer affirmative, you will need to move forward to the next step.
Your Future Is Looking Grim
Young couples dive into relationships without a second thought. The same thing cannot be said about middle-aged and senior couples. At this point, you have already built a career, strong friendships, and home, all by your lonesome. You must be fully willing to share your worldly possessions, family, and friends with your new partner. If you cannot do this, you may want to give up hope of finding a partner who is willing to only be there on your own accord. Only a food would be willing to accept these terms in a relationship.
Love Turned To Despite
Something as petty as a disrespectful remark can change how you feel about your partner. While others may believe the remark was unimportant, you took it seriously. For example, a couple watching VR porn is interrupted by an unexpected visitor. The female thought it was a good idea to invite the visitor in for a cup of coffee without giving a second thought to her partner. Unfortunately, things did not turn out as the female had hoped. Her partner was so upset with her decision that he decided to spend the night in a hotel. It was downhill from here.
If you are not feeling it for your partner, a similar situation as shown in the example above may be the contributor. This is just one way how someone can feel disrespected.
Your Relationship Is Going Nowhere
Has your relationship stalled? This is truly not unusual for long-time relationships. When this happens, both partners must agree that it is time to move on.