Relationships that are on the decline can become as demanding and taxing as a full-time job. If we worked exceedingly hard to make the relationship work and it still fails, the period of singledom that follows your breakup is often riddled with signs of burnout.The term “burnout” means experiencing exhaustion, dwindling motivation, and a loss of interest in something that formerly engaged you. Here are signs that indicate you need to take a break from the relationship world…
1. If you’re having a hard time emotionally
When you’re going through a rough period—whether it be depression, a substance abuse problem, or a body image hang-up—you might want to focus on yourself rather than a new relationship. “When you get out there and date, you always want to put your best foot forward and be your best possible self. “When you’re in a really good place and you’ve got a lot of confidence, that’s when you’ll attract a quality partner.” So if you’re going through a rough patch, check out of the dating scene for a while and tune into yourself. Eat good food, discover yourself and be happy being on your own.