Why it’s hard to move away from a Dysfunctional Relationship

Kaetlyn Summers Posted a year ago
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We all have our anchors that hold us down and drown us at sea.

You’ve always wondered about why a friend of yours is torturing herself in a dysfunctional relationship. You never know the reasons behind her actions until you find yourself in her shoes and you visualise the bigger picture. Walking away and moving on isn’t just a piece of cake, there a lot of things that impede you from doing what’s necessary. In the end, our whole life becomes an act of letting go; but letting go isn’t a walk in the park.

When you’re in a long-term relationship and that relationship finally reaches a point where you have to move on, there a lot of things that you have to leave behind and these are also the things that hold you back from moving on. Let’s see what they are.

  1. You’ve Invested a lot of your time and effort

We all have a timeline set in our minds. Some people have certain goals set that they absolutely have to achieve by a certain age. Life isn’t that fair to us. It always coerces us to take a tortuous path that has a lot of twists and turns.

When you’ve been in a relationship with someone for so long, you’ve invested a lot of your time and effort in them. You can’t just take all that out of the equation when you decide to get out of a broken relationship. Maintaining and building a relationship requires constant attention and hard work.

Time adds sentiment to everything. If you’ve lived in a house for a long time, you will get attached to it and you’ll definitely be hesitant to move away from it. Relationships are similar. - Continue reading on next page