Dating she needs space
She said she is afraid of conflict, so she had put off telling and hurting me, but letting it build up until there is no way of fixing it is not much better. I have spent the last five years thinking we were going to grow old together. She told me last night, "Let me go and hope that I come back." What kind of craziness is that?
For many people, this tiny phrase triggers fear and insecurity, for others defensiveness or sadness. There is no right or wrong way to feel but by being careful with your response and yourself, you can be assured to walk away (whether together or separately) with your head held high. Try the suggestions below and let us know how it works for you in the comments section. Take Them At Face Value Your partner is telling you they need something, so it’s time to listen carefully.One of my friends recently lost his Boston apartment due to an electrical fire and was forced to move in with his girlfriend.Another friend’s boyfriend is living with her while he’s in between places in Brooklyn.But, if you want to stay in this relationship and your partner informs you that he or she needs to get away from you and your relationship for awhile, you're possibly searching for ways to change your partner's mind.You might also be dealing with worry or fear that this space and separation will only grow into a permanent breakup or divorce.