1. Your partner can’t accept you for who you are
Everyone has positive and negative traits, and a good partner will accept all of your flaws. If your partner doesn’t like more important things like the way you dress or your career, it is time for you to leave.
2. You can’t accept your partner for who they are
Accepting each other works both ways. If your partner loves you for who you are then you should be able to offer the same to your partner.
3. You struggle to handle each other during the hard times
Relationships come with intimacy, happiness and laughter, but they also come with stress, bad moods and hardship. Of course you will love your partner when they are happy and relaxed, but do you feel the same way about them when they are irritated? In a relationship you should support each other during hard times, not push each other away.
4. Your needs are not being met by your partner
Your partner cannot do everything for you; for instance, it is demanding and clingy to insist they talk to you every hour of the day. However it is important that they can meet your needs in the relationship department. They should be able to cheer you up after a tough day, and they should be able to provide you with love and support. If they can’t give you these things the relationship will deteriorate.
5. You are not at the same place mentally
If you are ready to get married and settle down and your partner wants to travel alone for a few years, you may start to encounter problems. If you realize your relationship is becoming serious, it is useful to sit down and talk about both of your plans for the future. It isn’t anyone’s fault if you have different interests, but you both deserve to know if you’re not in the same boat.
6. You put work into the relationship but your partner does not
Relationships are what you put into them. Both partners need to give and take, and sometimes one partner may give more or take more. This can cause a problem as you should both be putting an equal amount of effort into the relationship.
7. You struggle to trust each other
Both you and your partner should trust each other implicitly. If your partner has given you a reason to distrust them, the worst decision you can make is choosing to stay when you don’t trust them.
8. You don’t see long-term potential
If you don’t see a future together at all it may be time for you to move on.