My SO and I agreed to take a break from eachother today. We both agree that thing's haven't been well between us and we need to decide if they are things we can work through or if we are just too different to have a life-long relationship. I love him, I really do. I know he loves me too and losing eachother would break both our hearts. Is it possible that a relationship can't work because our differences are just too much? Or should we go all in and work on things because our love for eachother is so strong?
I've heard that sometime you just have to let someone go, because the relationship just doesn't work. I've never been in this situation, my past relationships have ended because they cheat, lie, drugs, etc, always good reasons... but never because we just are different people... Is this even possible? I will be heartbroken...
Answer by ABusyBee at 2:55 PM on Jul. 20, 2010
Answer by aliceinalgonac at 2:56 PM on Jul. 20, 2010
Answer by jennifer588 at 2:56 PM on Jul. 20, 2010
Relationships are about compromise, and both of you have to learn to compromise on your differences. Depending on what they are if you feel very strongly about something, maybe he can give a little and if he feels very strongly about something maybe you can give in. Is it really that important that it will make or break you? Combining to lives together can be difficult, my husband and I are very different people with very different views but we balance each other out! He is a fly by the wind very easy going guy and I am very strict by the book high strung person... I help him be more responsible and structured and he helps me loosen up every once in a while!
Answer by mrsmamaj at 3:00 PM on Jul. 20, 2010
Answer by justnancyb at 3:01 PM on Jul. 20, 2010
Answer by elizabr at 3:08 PM on Jul. 20, 2010
Answer by Tes...Jacksmami at 3:08 PM on Jul. 20, 2010
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 3:10 PM on Jul. 20, 2010
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