A relationship break can sound like a terrifying thing if you are having trouble in your relationship. What if my partner moves on during this break? What if they find someone else? Are they taking a break just so they can breakup later?
A break in a relationship often leads to a breakup. But it’s not always the case. If taken for the right reasons, a break can breathe fresh air into a dying relationship and give both partners a much-needed perspective.
Here are 3 reasons why taking a break could be a smart choice to make:
1. If you are feeling overwhelmed in the relationship, you need a break.
A lot of times, you just feel overwhelmed in a relationship. It could be because you are both fighting and arguing too much. Or it may be because of some unresolved issue in the relationship.
If you or your partner are feeling overwhelmed to the point where neither of you can go about your daily activities, it’s time to take a break.
A break can be a perfect excuse to take some space from each other without making the decision to breakup. When you decide to take a break, you make a commitment to each other to not date someone else and just take the time to think and get some perspective.
In most cases, you are feeling overwhelmed in your relationship because of fighting, constant arguing or inability to come to an agreement.
Taking a break will not help unless you find a way to address these issues first. And you can do that by figuring out the underlying cause of the issue.
For example, if you are fighting and constantly arguing, it could be that one or both of you may be insecure or lack proper communication skills. If that’s the case, it will help to work on your communication skills while you are taking a break.