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5 Major Reasons Why Relationships Fail

The issue of failed relationships has become rapant these days. Here are some of the most common reasons why relationships fail.

1. Lack of Trust

Trust is a very important tool to solidify your relationship. Whenever trust fades away in a relationship, the union is sure to fall apart eventually.

You have to trust your partner no matter the situation — even if you hear something strange about them. In this case, be patient and authenticate the rumour — it may be the work of someone trying to destroy your relationship.

Never let that quality called trust be absent in your relationship. When you don’t trust your partner or you doubt them, then your relationship is surely doomed.

2. Lack of Respect

Respect is reciprocal, so they say. A relationship must be comprised of mutual respect for one another. When there is not that mutual respect from both sides, the relationship is likely to break up.

We all deserve respect from our partners. And we should all have partners that we truly feel respect for. With mutual respect, all other important things like love, unity, honesty, understanding, and peace of mind will surely exist. These things are the hallmarks of a strong and lasting relationship.

3. Dishonesty

Honesty is as important as anything in life. It is must-use tool in any relationship. Leaving romantic relationships aside, honesty is necessary when dealing with anybody.

In the business world, academic environments, politics, and many other fields, honesty is the foundation for any successful project or objective. For this reason, you need to be honest with your partner.

Never engage in extra-marital affairs or secret affairs. Secret affairs push you to be dishonest with your partner. The only affair you should have is with your partner.

As I said above, mutual respect commands honesty, therefore you must respect your partner. When respect and honesty are the bedrock pieces of your relationship, then all other factors come after. In other words, when there is a breach of respect and honesty, the relationship is set to ultimately fail.

4. Harsh Words and Frequent Complaints

Experience has shown that the failure of many relationships starts from frequent complaints and harsh words. As a matter of fact, it is very important we mind our spoken words in any relationship — not just our romantic relationships.

Of course, there are times when words are exchanged for fun and amusement, but don’t look down on your partner by complaining about their imperfections. You should also refrain from using harsh words with your partner. These two ugly tools can destroy any relationship.

A relationship with mutual respect, honesty, and understanding will never experience and use these tools to sink the ship of their relationship. Harsh words and frequent complaints yield nothing other than disrespect and dishonesty.

5. Frequent Fighting

Endless fighting can signify the end of a relationship. A lack of respect, dishonesty, using harsh words, and frequent complaints can easily lead to fights. A relationship that exchanges blows or leads to one partner beating the other partner has no future at all. Physical violence should never be a part of your relationship. While fighting is bound to occur in any relationship, it’s important to recognize when things are going too far.

I believe that if we can avoid the points stated above then we can avoid the unfortunate and untimely collapse of our relationship. If any of these things applies to your relationship, it’s time to take a step back and consider what changes need to take place.

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