5 common reasons behind break-ups


We acknowledge that what ticks you off might not do the same for the other person. But, there are underlying common break-up reasons such as:

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Trust issues

We use this as an umbrella term to include issues like infidelity, jealousy, possessiveness and lack of support. A lot of people base the most part of their relationship on some of the above mentioned factors. You get this wrong and it’s over.

A difference in expectations

There’s no way as a couple you’ll go forward succesfully if you’re not on the same path. Author of 7 key factors to a succesful relationship, Preston Ni’s supports this view. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” We totally agree.

A difference in priorities

Some people consider family and romantic relationships as the centre of the lives, whilst others just consider relationships as another facet of life, if one of you is on each of these sides then you’re bound to come across problems that can lead to a break up.

Compatibility issues

Being with someone you aren’t compatible with sexually, emotionally, and personality can cause issues in a relationship. You’ll notice that there’ll be a lot of eye rolls more than there’s laughs when the two of you are incompatible.

Communication issues

Expert on couple’s studies Dr John Gottman concluded that after multiple studies that the cause of many divorce is when there’s always a break down in communication between the two of you. He continues to say, communication issues is a poison of many relationships.

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