When you’re in a relationship, it’s possible to get so locked into the other person that you stop seeing yourself. You might even forget who you really are. This is especially true when things start getting bad between you and your partner.

The good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way! If you’re ready for change but afraid of making waves or upsetting your partner, here are some signs:

Here are a few signs that will tell you:

Here are a few signs that will tell you:

  • You are unhappy overall.
  • You feel like you have to walk on eggshells around your partner, or they might be hurt.
  • Your friends and family say they don’t like your partner.

You’re anxious or depressed most of the time.

If you’re experiencing anxiety or depression, it’s a good idea to talk to your partner. You may not need to leave at this time, but the more you know about what’s going on in their mind and heart the better.

If they are abusive and have been physically or emotionally abusive toward you in the past (or if they threaten to be), then these feelings could be caused by abuse in the relationship.

It’s important for both of you to understand that there are reasons why people get anxious or depressed over things like the death of pets or divorce from their spouse—and sometimes those same feelings can happen when someone is being abused by another person.

If there are no signs of physical violence against him/herself or others (i.e., no bruises), this isn’t necessarily an indication that he/she won’t become violent later down the road; however, it does mean that he/she doesn’t want help right now either because he believes she needs forgiveness rather than protection from further harm coming his way.”

You’re unhappy overall.

If you are unhappy with your life, the relationship, and/or your partner, it may be time to move on. You may not be satisfied with their behavior or personality traits.

If you’re unhappy with yourself and how things turned out in a relationship, then there’s no hope for a happy future. You need to fix yourself before you can even think about getting back together with someone else or trying again at another time in life (or maybe never).

Your partner is emotionally, physically, or sexually abusive toward you.

Emotional abuse is a pattern of behavior that is designed to control, influence, or undermine another person. It can be any type of verbal, emotional, or mental abuse that can cause feelings of fear, stress, and anxiety in the victim.

Physical abuse is a pattern of behavior that is designed to cause injury or pain to another person. The abuser may use physical force such as punching, kicking, and choking the victim in order to gain control over them emotionally and physically.

This type of violence often leads up to sexual violence because it’s used as an attempt at power over the victim’s body parts (i.e., genitals).

You feel like you have to walk on eggshells around your partner.

If you feel like you have to be careful around your partner, watch what you do, or hide things from them, it’s probably time to leave. This can happen when there is constant tension in the relationship because of one person pushing the other too far.

For example:

  • You feel like they don’t trust your boundaries and that they always need to know where you are going and who with at all times (even if it’s just for work).
  • Your partner is constantly accusing others of doing things differently than how he/she wants them done (or vice versa).
  • Your partner expresses dislike for certain parts of yourself (for instance: “I hate how much time we spend together”).

Your partner doesn’t respect you.

If your partner doesn’t respect you, or if they are disrespectful in any way, it’s a sign of abuse. Abuse is about power and control. The person with the most power will use that power to control their partner’s life and choices.

If your partner does not respect your boundaries or needs, then there is no room for trust between the two of you. Trust cannot exist when one person feels like they have no choice but to give up their decision-making abilities because of fear or intimidation from their partner

You don’t trust your partner anymore.

Trust is an essential part of any relationship, and it’s especially important when you’re in a new relationship. When you don’t trust your partner anymore, it can be difficult to stay together.

If you find yourself questioning whether or not your partner is going to hurt you or cheat on you, this may be a sign that it’s time to end things.

Trust is built over time—and sometimes lost too quickly! The more time that passes between the two of you having sex for the first time with each other (or even just having slept together), the less likely it is that one person will ever want anything else besides being with them forever.*

Pro tip: If someone says they want something forever (like marriage), then they probably do not mean forever as in tomorrow morning; rather they mean whenever there may come a point when no longer being together would be better than staying together now thanks to whatever reason(s) caused them both agree upon moving forward instead of waiting until later down the road where neither party would feel like doing so anymore because everything had changed again.*

Your friends and family say they don’t like your partner.

If your friends and family members have been telling you that they don’t like their partner, it’s important to listen to them.

They may have seen things that you haven’t. It’s also possible that a friend or family member has been in a relationship with someone similar to the one you are in, which can help them understand what is going on better than anyone else.

If no one has ever come out and told you how unhappy they were with their partner, then this could be an indication that it’s time for both of you to leave each other because there is no hope for happiness between the two of you anymore!

Leaving is not a decision most people make lightly, but it can be necessary to preserve your own well-being or even your life in some situations.

Leaving a relationship is not a decision most people make lightly. It can be necessary to preserve your own well-being or even your life in some situations, but it’s important to understand that this doesn’t mean you’re weak or incompetent.


If you are in a relationship and feel like it is time to leave, take care of yourself first. Try not to make any rash decisions about leaving. The best thing you can do is talk with someone who knows what they’re talking about and can help advise you on the best course of action for moving forward from here on out.