Sooner or later, couples who encounter difficulties ask themselves this question: should we take a break? The catch is, it’s a double-edged sword. Either it allows you to start on new bases, or you realize that you don’t miss each other. We take stock.
A break, what for?
When we have been in a relationship for a long time, when we are together 24 hours a day, tensions are created, we have the impression of suffocating. At times, we love each other, at others, we no longer support each other. But should we break up for all that? Ditch everything at the risk of regretting it later? Certainly not.
Out of respect for your partner and for your story, give yourself the benefit of the doubt. Sometimes a little solo parenthesis is needed to be able to breathe and avoid the breakup.
Taking a break allows you to breathe new life into your relationship. We leave the door open since we are not talking about a final break. We just need to find the feeling of lack that we felt when we lived separately. The excitement of seeing each other after not seeing each other for a week.
When to take a break
When do we know it’s time to take a break? Quite simply when we realize that we no longer take any pleasure in living together, that we have lost the little spark that reminded us every day how happy we were.
If you feel that the presence of the other has become almost a burden, that you can no longer bear each other, now is the time to take a break.
Take the time to find each other on your own and see what happens.
Another case, to let your couple breathe, you can live separately so that you can see each other only for the good times. Everyone at home, it is perhaps THE solution to find the lack.
You can also take a vacation on your own. Not knowing what the other is doing, not staying glued all the time, this is the key to not getting bored of your partner.
What if it breaks?
Well, it’s better this way. It’s because your relationship was not made to last over the long term. Don’t be sad, it’s bad for good. The voucher is waiting for you somewhere …