Unfortunately, there comes a time in many relationships when you realize that the connection you had just isn’t there anymore. You know it’s time to make a decision: You either have to work on your relationship and try to save it, or you have to let it go and move on.
Usually, if this is a decision you need to make, you know the answer deep down in your heart. But even if you know your relationship is past saving, sometimes, it’s hard not to ignore those signs. This is simply because you don’t want to go through a breakup or hurt the other person.
It’s important to be honest in these types of situations, for both your sakes and out of respect for your partner. Since I’ve been in this boat more than once, I’ve decided to get really honest with both you and myself about the signs I ignored, even when I knew there was no hope for my relationships: