Sometimes a breakup can make a relationship stronger than it was before, says relationship expert Mara Opperman in an email to Bustle. Of course its by no means guaranteed to work. But if you sit down with your partner and discuss taking a break, it could truly mean bringing your relationship back from the brink.
Do relationships get better after a breakup?
Getting together after a breakup is a very common thing: A study found that almost 50% of couples admitted to reuniting with their partner after they had broken things off. But even though its done pretty frequently, rebuilding a relationship after a breakup is no easy feat.
Can a breakup save a relationship?
Saving a relationship after a breakup is no easy task, especially if you and your partner are trying to resolve issues such as emotional withholding and silent treatment. Luckily, most relationships can be changed for the better with a bit of time and effort, as well as through effective couples relationship coaching.
How long should a break last in a relationship?
Six months is a break up, not a break, the experts say. Anything from one week to a month should be enough time for one or both parties to determine whether they should stay together.