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How do you know when it's time to give up (in marriage, friendship, family) the fight?

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Asked by adnilm at 10:47 PM on Aug. 4, 2012 in Relationships

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  • (just answered your 3words post...)..when you realize all they can do is bring you down, make you cry, hurt your heart, and never ever uplift you.

    Answer by dullscissors at 10:48 PM on Aug. 4, 2012

  • When you dread seeing, speaking, thinking of that person. When the only emotion you feel toward them is apathy, misery or hate. When you have tried what you could to salvage it and know it wasn't enough.

    Or the first time they lay a hand on you or verbally abuse you.

    Answer by kmath at 10:48 PM on Aug. 4, 2012

  • When it starts to affect your inner peace. Just walk away.

    Answer by Mme.Langley at 11:00 PM on Aug. 4, 2012

  • When it becomes clear that the conversation is going nowhere and there is nothing for either of you to gain by going further.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 11:10 PM on Aug. 4, 2012

  • When it doesn't hurt anymore- you're just done.

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 11:27 PM on Aug. 4, 2012

  • I think you just have to come to apoint where you know it is the end..


    Answer by Dardenella at 12:05 AM on Aug. 5, 2012

  • When any of those things you are clinging to make you less than what you are. When walking away from them makes you more than what you have been with them.

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:24 AM on Aug. 5, 2012

  • When the negatives start to outweight the positives.

    Answer by meooma at 5:25 AM on Aug. 5, 2012

  • When you have tried everything to make the relationship work and it didn't work.

    Answer by louise2 at 8:28 AM on Aug. 5, 2012

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