Reasons to start dating
“You and your partner may look like the perfect couple on the outside and a lot about your relationship may make sense, but you could be extremely unhappy, unfulfilled, and unsupported,” says Shula Melamed, a relationship and wellness coach in NYC.That, or they might sense the inauthenticity in your support and be even more upset.“It is best to be honest with the person (in a compassionate way). So much so that the agony of simply making the decision to break up is usually way more difficult than the actual breakup itself. To help provide clarity, we’ve compiled all of the most common—and worst—reasons why people decide to stick to a relationship when they’d be better off heading for the door.
has done something egregious—like, say, chosen to sleep with your best friend—it’s all too easy to delay pulling the plug based on nothing more than a swirl of iffy feelings and emotional confusion.
If you’ve had a bad relationship in the past and you’re reason for staying in your current one is that it’s not as bad, that’s a big red flag.