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7 reasons to break up with someone — even if you love them

INSIDER Logo By Sarah Fielding of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 8: Deciding tobreak up with someoneis rarely easy. It's made even harder when you arebreaking up with someone you love. No matter what your friends or family tell you, ending it with a significant other only comes when yourealize that this person is more of a negativethan a positive in your life.Looking at the big picture andhow your partner impacts youcan allow you to make a wise and thought out decision. While it may be hard to see at the time, there are quite a fewreasons to break up with someone even if you love them.Please note that some of these reasons vary in severity and some could indicate a pattern of abuse. If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship please seek help or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.

Deciding tobreak up with someoneis rarely easy. It's made even harder when you arebreaking up with someone you love. No matter what your friends or family tell you, ending it with a significant other only comes when yourealize that this person is more of a negativethan a positive in your life.

Looking at the big picture andhow your partner impacts youcan allow you to make a wise and thought out decision. While it may be hard to see at the time, there are quite a fewreasons to break up with someone even if you love them.

Please note that some of these reasons vary in severity and some could indicate a pattern of abuse. If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship please seek help or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.

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