If you've been in a relationship with a guy for some time and things aren't going well, it may be time to re-evaluate the situation. While it may not be the worst scenario, it's definitely not the best. If you can relate to any of these 10 things happening in your relationship, it's probably time to consider walking away.
1. You "put Up With" Instead Of "enjoy" Things
Perhaps you can recall a period in your relationship when you relished the way your partner used to make you laugh or how you both could talk for hours without feeling bored. But now, it feels like you have to endure all his peculiarities and traits, and being with him is no longer as enjoyable as it used to be. It's quite exasperating.
2. You Don't Speak Your Mind
At what point did you begin to hold back and refrain from expressing your thoughts and viewpoints? If your partner assumes he knows everything and censors you in your relationship, it's a sign of a toxic dynamic.
3. You Don't Have Your Own Life Anymore
What has become of your aspirations, objectives, social circle, and leisure activities? If they're significantly absent from your life, your relationship could be the culprit. If you've made your relationship your top priority, leaving no time or energy for the things that were once important to you, then you're not living your best life. You're diminishing yourself for the sake of your partner.
4. You Love Him But You're Not Really That Happy
Undoubtedly, you love your partner, but you're frequently unhappy. Maybe even your friends have noticed how you've transformed (and perhaps that's why you avoid spending time with them). However, it's crucial to ask yourself whether love is worth fighting for if it doesn't bring happiness. Deep down, you know the answer to that question.
5. You Dream Of Being Single A Lot
Frequently, you find yourself daydreaming about being single again. Perhaps you envy your unattached friends and yearn for the freedom they enjoy. Maybe you've imagined breaking up so many times that you're almost manifesting it. It's evident that your heart is no longer invested in this relationship.
6. You're In A Relationship Rut
A relationship can fall into a rut, where the spark disappears temporarily, and both partners must make an effort to reignite it. However, there's also a kind of relationship rut where you and your partner stop progressing and growing together. You find yourselves stuck in the same place, with no future to anticipate. The former is a typical phase, whereas the latter can be toxic to the relationship.
7. You're Worse Instead Of Better
You deserve to be with someone who empowers you to evolve and become the finest version of yourself. If you notice that you're transforming into a person you dislike being around because you're continually feeling pessimistic and frustrated, it's a significant indication that you should end the relationship before it further erodes your identity.
8. You're Always Making Excuses For Him
If you catch yourself attributing your partner's unpleasant behavior to a "rough patch" (a rough patch that seems to last indefinitely), labeling him as an a-hole, you're in denial about him. You're attempting to convince yourself that you can mold him into the ideal partner you require, but you're ignoring who he genuinely is. If your partner is right for you, you won't have to justify or rationalize his reprehensible conduct.
9. You're Hoping Things Will Get Better, But They Never Do
Hoping for a miraculous improvement in your relationship is futile; you and your partner must exert the necessary effort to effect positive change. Otherwise, it won't occur. If your partner is unwilling to make the requisite commitment to enhance your relationship, it's apparent that he's not the right person for you.
10. Your Partner Doesn't See You
You're undervalued and underappreciated. Regardless of your efforts to please your partner, it never appears to be sufficient. It's an ungrateful job that never elicits any sense of appreciation or contentment from him. This kind of behavior is disrespectful and signifies that you should end the relationship and search for someone who acknowledges and cherishes all the wonderful qualities you possess.