Ending a Bad Relationship - When You Are Ready to Leave

Ending a bad relationship is always difficult.

Even if you know that the relationship is not meant to be, you may find it hard to let go of something that you are used to.

If you decided to end a bad relationship, here are some tips on how to do it with less stress:

Get Your Personal Items First

If you want out, you need to make things easy for yourself. Imagine having to wander around your home collecting your belongings, after announcing that you are leaving? Of course, you can get them another day, but then you would need to see your partner once again.

If your belongings are becoming few and few, I'm sure someone will notice and start asking questions, so mean what you say and say what you mean.

Don't Drink Before The Break Up

Alcohol can weaken your willpower, or result in a heated and hurtful argument. And that's if you know that alcohol does have that type of effect on you. You want to be in your right frame of mind.

You can keep everything cool by avoiding any alcohol before your talk. Later, you can grieve or celebrate your separation together with your friends or family.

Stay Calm When You Talk To Your Partner

It might be hard, but there is really no need to turn your "last talk" into a drama. Most people would like to have the last word but it's not all that important. As long as you've gotten your point across, then cool.

You Should Not Be Afraid But.....

If you are afraid of what your partner may say or do when you announce your separation, it would be a good idea to take a family member or a friend with you.

How To Do IT

Should it be person, by phone or email? All according on how bad things are. Breaking up in person is generally better, but remember that you can do it by phone or email if you wish.

All according on what you're comfortable with. But I'd try and do it face to face. Ending a bad relationship may not be easy, but it will open your doors to something much more satisfying.

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