Sometimes you gotta take a step back from a relationship. You don’t want to break up exactly, but you just need…a break. Maybe there are too many other things going on in your life, maybe you and your partner just can’t get on the same page about something, or maybe you just need some space and time to yourself. A break can be a chance to gain some clarity about a relationship, or about yourself and what you want. It’s okay to take a break—in fact, it can be really healthy, as long as the relationship isn’t abusive (a break isn’t going to “solve” an abusive relationship). However, there are some things you might want to consider doing to make sure the break is the healthiest it can be.
This post was written by Heather, a loveisrespect advocate All forms of abuse can be really difficult to experience, but we know that survivors of sexual abuse often don’t want to talk about it even if they have opened up before to a friend, counselor or advocate about other forms of abuse. If you are in an abusive […]
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