Dating advice taking a break
When he tells you he wants a break, dig a little deeper and try to understand where he’s coming from.
It could just be perfectly innocent and having your support while he contemplates his life will only help build a stronger foundation for your relationship and to get your ex back.
"I like Greg a lot and we have our fun moments-but something doesn’t feel right." Sound familiar?
We hear this kind of statement on a regular basis from persons entering the foggy bog of uneasiness about their relationship.
So you see taking a break in a relationship can actually be a good thing.
A lot of it just hinges on how honest your boyfriend is being with you.
If a relationship is "worth it" we need to feel connected, in sync, on things that matter to us. he cares more about sports than he does about me." If we don’t feel supported by the person we are dating, we want out.
Lack of supportiveness was the third most common reason for a breakup. he’s inconsiderate and thoughtless about my feelings . Discovering legitimate reasons for ending a dating relationship, unfortunately, is only the first painful step toward breaking up. And because it is so difficult and because it hurts, it’s easy to put it off-like delaying a root canal while the decay continues to fester.
This could drive an otherwise healthy relationship that had a shot at making it, to the brink of a breakup.
When your partner has time to evaluate his priorities in life, he may come to the conclusion that your relationship is even more important than he realized and he can come back more committed than ever before. Like I said above, taking a break in a relationship doesn’t have to be a sign of impending doom.
But taking a break in a relationship can also mean that there is trouble ahead. You really should try to understand what you partner is feeling first.
Some people just use the term “taking a break” as a way of breaking up with you. Try to get some perspective on what he is going through and what the real problem is. If he just dances around the issue and doesn’t really want to talk about it, I’d be willing to bet that there’s something wrong and your relationship might be headed for stormy waters.
Otherwise just take your partner’s response at face value. If he asks for space to think things through and you just try to draw him closer, he will feel that you don’t understand him.
Truth is that breaking up can be the kindest cruelty.