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How Do You Know a Relationship Is Over? 2010-06-18 10:00:18

How Do You Know a Relationship Is Over?

After nearly a year-and-a-half engagement, Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen reportedly are taking a month break to decide if they should stay together or not. Taking breaks, to either be alone or be with other people, seems to be a popular, if controversial, answer to relationship troubles lately, but knowing when a relationship is over is rarely clear in foresight.

While we gave you our 10 signs a relationship is over and reasons to not take a break and break up, every person and relationship is different. How have you known it was over?

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oohsexypenguin oohsexypenguin 7 years
I knew it was over with my ex when I met my now husband.
Yesi-Jukebox Yesi-Jukebox 7 years
He and I both knew it was over when I wanted to take a break.
totygoliguez totygoliguez 7 years
When I start to make excuses why I can' t see him tonight, when the only thing we do is fight, when the only thing that is keeping us together is the sex, and the most important, when I'm miserable in the relationship.
dexaholic dexaholic 7 years
I sensed it was over when I realized that I could go days without seeing or even speaking to him, even though we lived together, and it didn't really bother me. I knew it was over when I was able to admit to myself that I needed true love in my life and I wasn't happy.
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