Are You Caught In The Relationship Trap?

Relationship Trap

Do you know the feeling of being trapped, just like the walls surrounding you are getting closer and closer? Not too long and they will crush you. Just like being caught in quicksand – every effort to free yourself results in you sinking deeper into it. Somehow you don't know where this is coming from, you only feel that you are helpless to break free.

Does this sound familiar?

You might be a victim of the relationship trap.

The Relationship Trap

Are you discontent with your relationship? Do you want to break out of it, but don't know how – and maybe you are even afraid of it?

The survey that I conducted brought to light that many of you have exactly this problem: How do I break out of a relationship that I don't want, that doesn't make me happy?

As you know, this site is about surviving break ups and having healthy relationships. But my main concern is your wellbeing!

My most important goal is to lead you down a path towards happiness, towards your real self – if this means that you have to break free from your current relationship, so be it.

So, this article is about how to free yourself from a relationship that is not good for you. I will help you to decide and accomplish a change.

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The Saddest Thing In The World

Someone said to me a very long time ago: “Eddie, there is no sadder thing in the world than a missed opportunity. When I look back on my life, the only things I regret are the things I haven't done, never the things I've done”.

What is a missed opportunity?

A missed opportunity is a chance you have not taken because of fear. It's most often fear that is holding us back from progressing.

Now, you can apply this to anything in your life, from the business you want to build to the cheap car you didn't buy last weekend. But the missed opportunity I am referring to, is not living the life you want to.

For example, when you met someone who could have a great impact on your life, and you didn't take the chance because fear was holding you back.

Here is a very interesting quote for you from the movie Indecent Proposal, which illustrates what I mean:

“I remember once when I was young, I was coming back from someplace. A movie or something. I was on the subway.

There was a girl sitting across from me. She was wearing this dress that was buttoned clear up right to here. She was the most beautiful thing I'd ever seen. I was shy then. So when she would look at me I would look away. Then afterwards, when I would look back she would look away.

Then I got to where I was gonna get off. Got off, the doors closed and as the train was pulling away she looked right at me and gave me the most incredible smile. It was awful. I wanted to tear the doors open.

I went back every night, same time for two weeks. But she never showed up.

That was years ago and I don't think there's a day that goes by that I don't think about her.

I don't want that to happen again.”
-Robert Redfort in “Indecent Proposal”

Believe it or not, something very similar happened in my life as well.

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3 Answers On How To Break Up Gracefully

how to break up

I was interviewed the other day regarding my article on how to break up with somebody. This article is one of my favorites, because I really think that it’s very important to learn how to break up the right way. If you have never done it before, how would you know what is the right way?

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10 Most Inspiring Romantic Quotes Ever

10 Most Inspiring Romantic Quotes Ever

What most people consider as a weakness, is in fact a fortitude. Being romantic is not blurring out reality, not peering through rose-colored glasses, it’s looking at life with other than the five senses you already got. Having a romantic soul is revealing a “glass is half full”-mentality, as opposed to the so called realists, who tend to have a rather negative image of the world.

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Getting Over A Break Up – The Final Chapter

One of the most asked questions after a break-up is: How long will it take to get over my Ex? The answer is not so easy to give, we have to go through all the phases and some make them faster than others. But some may also ask themselves how they know for sure WHEN they are finally over them?

There is a final test that you can take. It will either tell you that you made it, or it will throw you back in your recovery.

Will you write the final chapter of your break-up?

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