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Does “taking a break” ever end well?

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I had a guy who “took a break” after just 2 dates lol because according to him “we had this amazing connection that doesn’t happen too often and it was scaring him so he wanted to take it slow” LOL
Still figuring out if he just dumped me)

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It turns out well for the partner who starts getting hot new sex.

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AKA breaking up

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Not usually

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No.. it’s just a precursor to breaking up

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Nope. Clean break ups are better. You can always get back together later. Breaks lead to one party not able to move on waiting around for someone who doesn’t want to be with them.

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Depends on the reason for break.

Smoke breaks are nice but don’t end well, ultimately.

I don’t know from personal experience but I know of a couple that took a year “break” as they both needed to work on themselves. In the end it was a positive outcome for both… they ended up back together and are happy.

Took a break for two months after she told me that she hadn’t been truly happy in the relationship for 2 years in September.

She noticed I turned off location sharing the Saturday after Thanksgiving and said “So I take it you’re done.”

Sometimes a break can end well, but I think it depends on the reasons for it in the first place. For my relationship, it was a slow-roll toward the breakup.

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