Questions to ask if you’re feeling trapped in your relationship


Why can’t you leave him?

There must be a major reason why you feel the need to stick around when there’s clearly more negatives than positives in your relationship. Do you feel responsible for him or can pinpoint what the problem is? Regardless of the reason, this should help you reach a decision.

Are you scared?

No matter how bad things can be between you two, there’s no reason for you to feel scared of leaving him as this may be a sign of abuse. You might also be concerned with what your family and friends are going to say should you leave him. It’s important to remember that the only person who truly matters is you hence your happiness should always come first.

Analyse your social life

It’s easy to start feeling depressed and alone when the only person you interact with is your partner. Sometimes the problem isn’t only directed to your relationship but you could miss hanging out with friends and family. Being in a relationship doesn’t mean you should lose yourself, including the life you had before he came along.

Would you miss him ?

If he no longer gives you any form of excitement and you’d be totally fine with going your separate ways then it’s time to consider leaving.

Are you scared of commitment?

Taking a closer look at your past relationships and how they turned can help you determine whether the problem is you or him. Having relationships that never make it past the three-month mark could be a call help. There could be some things you’re doing wrong or you could generally not be a relationship person. 

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