Can you love again after a bad relationship?
If youve experienced a bad break-up, even though you may feel lonely, you are not alone. Also, as difficult as it may feel right now, it is possible to fall in love again. Taking the time to heal from this experience and learning to express your thoughts and feelings will help as you recover from this loss.
Can on again off again relationships work?
When they can work Its certainly true this pattern often develops in toxic or troubled relationships, but this doesnt always represent a less-than-ideal situation. In short, a continued pattern of on-again off-again can work when it meets the needs of both partners and when it doesnt cause distress.
Nearly half of all separated couples give it another go. But maybe those wishy-washy romantics are onto something: Approximately 50 percent of couples get back together again after breaking up, and a new study suggests that the reason is that they were ambivalent about breaking up in the first place.
Why are we on again off again?
People in on-again/off-again relationships often initially break up because of conflict, personal characteristics of the partner or self, general relationship dissatisfaction or stagnation, or wanting to date somebody else (Dailey, Rossetto, Pfiester, & Surra, 2009b).