Breaking up is hard to do, but maybe not for the right reason.
Reasons Even Longterm Relationships FailEver contemplated why your favorite couple called it quits after so many years? You've seen them through their ups and downs and their break up is making you lose hope in true companionship. How could this be? It's simple, they're human. People can only handle so much without change. Peep our list of why even long-term relationships take a plunge.
Long Distance Long-term long distance relationships that work are like unicorns. The distance between two lovers can heighten anxiety as well as accentuate any issue they already have. shutterstock
The Trust Is Gone. It hurts to always have to look over your shoulder.
There Is No Communication. People can shut down and move on and not even tell you they have. At that point, there is no returning. shutterstock
Treating Partner Like They're Disposable Once respect is out the window, it might be time to serve pink slips. shutterstock
Too Much Baggage. Feeling heavy about issues you didn't create? It might be time to exit. shutterstock
They Don't Make Your Heart Race. It's said that you can fall out of love with a person. Do you agree? shutterstock
They Have Different Values. Some people value family and work differently. It's crucial to have similar values to make it last.
They Have Different Lifestyles. When this happens, people may find it hard to understand the other person's behavior and give up on the relationship.
Someone Has Gotten Depression Depression is a heatbreaking disease that unfortunately is hard for the person to deal with as well as their friends and family. This is a heavy load to carry from a partner in a relationship. shutterstock
They're Not The One Some people need to blow through several relationships to find out what they want and also get to know themselves as a partner. In a long-term relationship, you can wake up one day and ask "what if?" Even if things are running smoothly, that question may still need to be answered.