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Relationship burnout: Signs to be aware of

Published on May 11, 2024 06:00 AM IST
  • From losing interest in spending time together to daydreaming about being single, here are a few signs of relationship burnout.
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In a relationship, people can experience symptoms of burnout. This usually shows up as a loss of excitement and a sense of detachment from the partner. "It typically arises from prolonged or intense stress or dissatisfaction, often due to unresolved conflicts, mismatched expectations, or a lack of reciprocity," wrote Therapist Carolyn Rubenstein. Here are a few signs of relationship burnout to be aware of.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2024 06:00 AM IST

In a relationship, people can experience symptoms of burnout. This usually shows up as a loss of excitement and a sense of detachment from the partner. "It typically arises from prolonged or intense stress or dissatisfaction, often due to unresolved conflicts, mismatched expectations, or a lack of reciprocity," wrote Therapist Carolyn Rubenstein. Here are a few signs of relationship burnout to be aware of.(Pixabay)

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We may often experience a feeling of numbness towards the partner. We may also start to feel that we have lost the sense of ourselves in the relationship. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We may often experience a feeling of numbness towards the partner. We may also start to feel that we have lost the sense of ourselves in the relationship. (Unsplash)

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We start to daydream or fantasise about being single or being in a different relationship. This happens when we feel a sense of detachment from our partner. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We start to daydream or fantasise about being single or being in a different relationship. This happens when we feel a sense of detachment from our partner. (Unsplash)

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We start to lose interest in spending time with our partner. We no longer make efforts to have quality time together. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We start to lose interest in spending time with our partner. We no longer make efforts to have quality time together. (Unsplash)

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We keep score of past fights and conflicts – this makes us hold grudges or frustration against the partner. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We keep score of past fights and conflicts – this makes us hold grudges or frustration against the partner. (Unsplash)

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Arguing or disagreeing with our partner becomes a part of daily lives. We also stop asking efforts to have discussions regarding the relationship.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Arguing or disagreeing with our partner becomes a part of daily lives. We also stop asking efforts to have discussions regarding the relationship.(Unsplash)

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