We've all had one or more boyfriends/girlfriends that didn't work out. We tell ourselves and everyone else that the split came out of nowhere and can't understand how things went wrong. The reality; we chose to ignore the signs when they were slapping us in the face. These common place roadblocks are as follows:
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10.) They promise you the world and yet, they don't deliver
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Have you ever met and fallen for someone seemingly too good to be true? We convince ourselves that we lucked out to have captured the heart of someone who is everything and more of what we have patiently been waiting on. Sure, we may question their devotion and promises at first, but our desire for the fairy tale fantasy usually outweighs our grip on reality when it comes to the love department. Relationships of this nature begin hot and heavy with romance and adventure. ' You want a house on a lake, two kids, a dog, and annual vacations to exotic islands too?! I know we've only been dating for a couple months now, but I want you to meet my family because they're going to love you!' When a new interest starts laying their dreaminess on thick, chances are they've done so many times with before,and with many others before you. Real love is something that goes through a longer natural process. It can't be forced to move ahead, and it can't be their right from the start (that's lust). So if you find yourself pursued by someone who moves through the dating steps at the speed of lightning, I can guarantee it will crash and burn just as fast.
9.) Mutual friends act indifferent towards you
Most everyone begins solidifying friendships during their school years. When two people form a relationship, introductions are made between these collectives, and mutual friends are born. While a wonderful benefit to a couple as this may be for future get togethers, the fallback if things don't work out can be uncomfortable. Whether it's a divorce or dating dead end, usually these joint friendships pick their favorite of the two and take a side even when they say they'd like to remain on good terms with both parties. Trust me, I've been there, and that's almost always the case. When you go to a gathering and friends start inquiring about how you're doing in a concerned manner, or they seem to be disengaged from you completely, be cautious that something may already be brewing. When one half of a couple is looking to get out, they start talking and word gets out fast.
8.) One or both of you have Addiction, Controlling, or Anger issues