You started off higher than a kite. But lately you're wondering if that kite is flounddring. Is the beautiful twosome that seemed destined for the stars, in fact crashing down to earth? There are three specific signs that could mean it's time to strap into the ol ejector seat and say sayonara.
If your sense of freedom is severely curtailed, you should worry. Love is about working to bring your possibly very different dreams and needs into alignment, not about trampling on the other person's. Other signs that maybe it:s time to worry: you actually can't wait to be alone, your ratio of positive to negative issues is teetering dangerously towards the negative zone. One famous researcher suggests that about a quarter of important relationship issues may continue to be ongoing problems, doomed to minimal, or no resolution. Much more than that though and it's time to strap into that ejector seat.
- If your relationship affords you very little personal freedom, that's a sign of a poor relationship.
- Ideally, according to renowned relationship expert, John Gottman, couple exchanges should be at most only twenty percent negative, to ensure relationship longevity.
- It's a very bad sign for a relationship if you find yourself wishing you were at home by yourself.
“When we enter a relationship, we’re often wearing rose-colored glasses, focusing on all our partner’s good qualities and ignoring their faults.”