Must-Read: How To Get Out Of Your Bad Relationship
Every relationship you have will end, one way or another. Sometimes that means the person breaks up with you, sometimes — in, actually, the BEST cases — they end up late in life with the person at the other person’s side in the hospital bed. But most every one of them ends up in a breakup. That’s just the way it is. The trick, then, is going about it the right way.
And so today we’re heading on over to Men’s Fitness where they have a vital piece to read when you’re trying to get out of that relationship that just isn’t right for you anymore. Among the pieces of advice they’re giving:
HOW TO END IT
Like with any touchy matter, setting the wheels in motion can be tough. “I had accepted the fact that my relationship was over in October,” says Lana, 31. “But with the holiday obligations, I postponed the breakup. Then the Monday after New Year’s Eve, faced with the sober reality of another draining year, I knew it was time to stop postponing the inevitable.”
According to statistics published by edivorcepapers.com, January sees more legal separations than any other month, but the sooner you voice your dissatisfaction to your partner—in person—the better. Shockingly, a 2011 survey conducted by market research firm Lab42 found that about 33% of people have been dumped electronically. Show your soon-to-be ex some respect; end things face-to-face.
“Begin with honest communication and feedback as to why you need things to end,” explains Kailen Rosenberg, relationship expert and author of Real Love, Right Now. “This is not a blaming session; it is a chance for each of you to grow from the experience so you are more skilled at love the next time around.”
Head on over to the above linked piece to check out the rest of the steps in order to figure out this very dramatic, and very important, part in any relationship. Well, most of them anyway. Until one, at least.
About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.