How do you know your relationship is falling apart?
INSIDER asked experts for their tell-tale signs you’re growing apart.
- You choose to share your news with other people instead of your partner.
- You no longer want to spend free time with your partner.
- Thoughts of spending life with them are not as strong as they were before.
- There is no physical touch between the two of you.
How do you fix a crumbling relationship?
Consider these seven ways to save your struggling relationship:
- Re-evaluate the reasons you’re together. Go back to the beginning.
- Do something special together.
- Cut out external influences.
- Forgive each other.
- Come clean about one thing.
- Set boundaries with each other.
Why do good relationships fall apart?
Strong and healthy relationships require dedicated effort, a willingness to learn some essential skills and attitudes, and an ability to change and grow over time. Many relationships fall apart because people simply do not understand what it takes to keep a relationship working for both partners.
Can you fix yourself while in a relationship?
If it’s a relationship in which you feel secure, staying in it while working on yourself can actually promote personal growth, McCance says. “It is possible to find yourself and to evolve when you’re in a committed relationship.