Every couple is different, so what is a dealbreaker for one couple might not break another. Instead, you need to focus on being honest with yourself.
It has to do a lot with not only marital problems or tension, but differing levels of marital tension between the partners.
When it comes to how long you should wait, you have to remember that it's more about the feeling than the timing.
You can, and should, tailor a breakup to your specific partner and relationship. But if you want to make sure that you're breaking up with kindness and mindfulness, this is where you should start.
The important thing to remember is that sometimes, even without one huge reason, it's totally OK to break up.
Whether you've just been in a relationship too long to imagine yourself doing anything else or you don't think you deserve any better— or even you just sort of give up— when you're in an unhappy relationship, you just let …
It can be hard to admit that a relationship isn't working, but it's so important to be realistic with yourself when someone isn't "The One".
It’s a fine line between wasting your time in a relationship that is going nowhere, and giving your partner a second chance.