Outgrowing a Relationship
By Kelli Cooper for BounceBack.com
Our romantic relationships impact our life in a way that other relationships do not. We often view ourselves as one half of an entity that can be all consuming. We build a life with this other person. Our hopes, dreams and expectations for the future are heavily influenced by this aspect of our life. We may feel settled and that we have everything figured out. No union is perfect, but for many of us, we experience something beyond this, a feeling that things are just not working. Life circumstances or deliberate choices to change things about ourselves or our lives can turn us into different people, far different from the ones we were when the relationship began.
Relationship troubles can begin in a million different ways, and for many of us, they begin because we are just simply outgrowing the union. We have changed, we want different things. Our vision for the future and what we hope for our lives to become is different than it once