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If you're waiting to end your relationship until after the pandemic, you need to read this relationship expert's advice. I really think my relationship has run its course. My boyfriend and I have been together for three years and live together, but I've realized that we want different things out of life and the spark and romance just isn't there anymore.
I thought about ending things earlier this year, but then When is the right time to break up with someone hit and the idea of moving out and starting over seemed impossible. Now, the holidays are around the corner, and on top of it all, his mom is sick with COVID and he is so worried. I don't want to abandon him when he needs me he's a good guy, just not the right guy for me!
Is there ever a good time to pull the plug? While there is never a good time for a breakup, certain times are certainly worse than others. Usually, we experts recommend not making a major life change during a crisis. While a pandemic qualifies as a crisis, given that this is not abating any time soon, it's no longer healthy to use as a delay tactic. His sick mother, however, is a different story. You do want to be humane about this and wait until you know his mom is out of the woods. Once you know his mother is OK, I do think it's fair to move forward.
Simply put: There are too many of them and that will leave you stuck until mid-February — which is too much time to spend in a relationship that no longer makes you happy. Staying in a relationship you don't want to be in because you're afraid to hurt your partner will only make you feel resentful.
This anger tends to leak out and make us unpleasant, short-tempered, and say things we regret. Bottom line: It sounds like you don't want to end things with your guy on a bad note, which will become more likely the longer you wait. I always recommend ending a relationship with the respect that your time together deserves. This guide will help you navigate the break up compassionatelyand figure out the aftermath.
I acknowledge that breaking up during a pandemic is not ideal and has some logistical challenges. That said, this is a great time to give yourself the room to grieve the relationship even when you are the one doing the breaking up, there is a loss an focus on self-care before you put yourself back on the market. An important caveat: If you are in an abusive or toxic relationship then the most important thing is getting out quickly, safely, and with your self-esteem intact. In that case, you want to make a safety plan to strategically leave the relationship with a domestic violence counselor.
You can get free counseling from a domestic violence hotline like The National Domestic Violence Hotline Jenn Mann answers your sex and relationship questions — unjudged and unfiltered. Sep 30, pm. Save Pin FB More. All rights reserved. Close this dialog window View image.When is the right time to break up with someone
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When (and How) to Break Up with Someone You Love