We have all been there, terribly conflicted on whether to stay or leave a relationship. Sometimes we see a red flag and we are not sure if it was a one time thing or that is really who the person we love is. Ask even people who are married and if they are honest with you they will tell you that they have packed their bags many times – mentally and sometimes, for real. So, to stay or not to stay? Last time we looked at good reasons to leave a relationship. Today we go in the opposite direction; here are bad reasons to leave a relationship.
You’ve been fighting: When you start out being in love, nothing your man can do will upset you. In your eyes, your girl is perfect. At some point though you have a fight, then another. At this point there are people who think “whoa, this should not be happening. This is not real love.” Let me stop you right there. Conflict is part of all relationships. The only time there is no conflict is where one person (or both) is pretending. Conflict is a good way to see your differences and if handled correctly, can grow your love even deeper. So don’t head for the door at the first sign of a disagreement. Instead, use it as a way to further understand your partner and what makes him or her who they are. Caution: If the times you are fighting are more than those you are happy you need to have a candid conversation and find out what’s going on. [Read more…]