You Shouldn’t Rely On Your Partner For Everything

Bella Breakdown It can be easy to lean on our SOs for a lot of things. They make us feel safe, loved, warm, and in a lot of instances they can provide an escape from some harsh realities like loneliness. However, if you’re relying on your partner too much, it can be a detriment to both you and your relationship. “A healthy, stable relationship has an interplay between independence and interdependence, between ‘me’ and ‘us,'” relationship therapist Rhonda Milrad, LCSW, told Bustle. “Your partner can’t provide all the things that you need, and if you put them in the...

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When To End A Long Distance Relationship

Bella Breakdown Long distance relationships are some of the most challenging relationships to be in. It can be really rewarding for a lot of couples, however it can be really strenuous for many couples. Long distance relationships always begin with hope that your love is strong enough to bridge the divide of your physical proximity. So, no doubt long distance relationships will be hard, even if it’s a great relationship, but when is it time to end your LDR? Well here are a few signs: 1. You or your partner begins to make excuses as to why the communication...

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Things To Know Before You Settle Down

Bella Breakdown I think most of us have dreamed about finally finding our person that we want to spend the rest of our lives with. It’s such a special notion, and we all want someone that is the perfect mix or romantic and our best friend. However, some of us have a tendency to settle just so we can settle down. There are several important things that you should know before deciding that you want to potentially be in a relationship with someone. 1. Ask them what they are looking for. Some people aren’t dating to find a relationship....

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Secrets To Keep From Your Partner

Bella Breakdown Honesty is generally the best policy, especially in a relationship. It is important to have open lines of communication with your partner. But is it okay to keep certain bits of information from them? Well, the answer is yes. There are definitely some secrets that you are allowed to keep from your partner. These particular secrets really ensure that you aren’t hurting your partner over something that really doesn’t need to be brought up. 1. Don’t tell your partner if your family doesn’t like them. Your family is not the one dating your partner, you are. As...

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Is Your Partner Cheating?

Bella Breakdown No one wants to be cheated on by their partner. It is probably one of the worst things that can happen in a relationship. Nowadays, it feels as though there are so many thin lines between being unfaithful or not. I mean seriously, is liking someone else’s picture grounds for a fight?! Are we also just being paranoid and not trusting our partner for no reason? There are a few things that could be signs that your partner is cheating on you. 1. If you’re even questioning if your partner is cheating on you, pay attention to...

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