It’s tantamount to admitting that you’re simply amount of bullshit, drama and abuse to prove it.
But as the man said: that’s just pride fucking with you.
And nine times out of ten, what they’re asking for is permission to break up with their significant other…
One of the most common examples of this are people who realize they are no longer attracted to their partners.
It may be something as significant as a lifestyle change or it may be something shallow as weight gain or age or other physical changes – but it’s Staying in a relationship in order to avoid admitting that you’re not attracted to somebody doesn’t make you a better person, it just prolongs your misery and increases your partner’s when they realize that you’ve been waiting for the end of time to hurry up and arrive.
Similarly, trying to push past deal-breakers or changes in the relationship don’t make you stronger, they make you .
As unromantic as it is to say this – and I’ll get in trouble with the Dating Advice Giver’s Union for saying it – sometimes shit happens and we realize we’re no longer into our partners as much as we once were.
People and relationships grow and change over time and that spark may vanish. Other times those changes mean that we’re no longer compatible, sexually or romantically.
Like many nerdy people, my hobbies don’t bring me in to social circles which contain a lot of women, so, dating has always been an uphill battle.