Falling out of love is a process. It does not happen overnight, and it is usually the effect of prolonged unhappiness. But, if you can identify the underlying reasons for your partner’s unhappiness, you can take preventive measures and keep the fire of love burning. After all, love is hard work.
#1. He doesn’t feel admired or appreciated
If one thing is certain it’s that men crave appreciation. No matter if it’s at work or at home, they want someone to notice how hard they work and to praise them for it. If you see him for the man that he is and for all that he does, he will do anything to be with you.
#2. Too much negativity
Nobody wants to be around a nagger. If all you do is criticize him or complain every time he steps through the door, he’s going to get tired of all your negativity and will distance himself from you.
#3. Fundamental incompatibility
When you decide to go the distance in a relationship, you should use your head as much as your heart. Having things in common and wanting the same things from life is not something that love can conquer. Sooner or later you’re going to go your separate ways.
#4. It wasn’t love to begin with
It’s easy to mistake love for infatuation or passion. Getting lost in the high of the moment is fun, but what do you do once the chemistry wears off? Sometimes, falling out of love is as easy as discovering you weren’t in love to begin with.
#5. You don’t have his back
Men need emotional support. After all, isn’t this what we’re all looking for in a relationship? Knowing that our partner is in our corner, having our back through thick-and-thin, makes any challenge that life throws at you a little bit easier. But, if you’re not there for him, he will look for support somewhere else.
#6. The emotional intimacy has disappeared
If you don’t make time for romance and passion, pretty soon your relationship will become a business partnership – bills to pay, kids to raise, errands, chores. Keeping passion alive over the years means working on it time and time again. The more passive you are, the faster the flame of love will burn out.
#7. You’re too needy
When you base your happiness entirely on him, the relationship is bound to fail at a certain point. Having to take care of you all the time, to reply to your clingy texts and be with you every moment of every day is tiresome and a major turnoff.
#8. He can’t be himself
Your nagging him all the time about the things he’s done wrong, wanting to change him, judging or blaming him for everything makes him put on a mask and disconnect from you. Over time, that disconnect will destroy the love he has for you and will turn it into resentment.
#9. You’ve both become complacent
Like we’ve said before, love is hard work. When your relationship gets more settled, you can allow yourself the luxury of relaxing, but don’t relax for too long. Unless you put in the time and energy to grow your relationship to the next level, it will stagnate and eventually die.
#10. His needs aren’t met
While women are very in tune with their emotional needs, men are not. That doesn’t mean that they don’t have any. So, as a woman, you’ve got to remember that a relationship is made of 2 people. Don’t overlook his needs in favor of your own.
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