There are certain phrases that chill the marrow when you hear them in the context of a relationship.
“We need to talk,” of course, is the great grand-daddy of them all, along with “where do you see this going? But few phrases ring in our ears like a banshee’s wail foretelling the death of a relationship like “I need some space.” We hear that phrase and translate it as “I’m working up the guts to dump your sorry ass.” Except… In fact, it highlights one of the most common misconceptions about relationships.
For that matter, spending every single minute of every single day together doesn’t mean that your relationship is wonderful and all cartoon birds and rainbows and hot and cold running blow-jobs.
In fact, by One of the most counterintuitive parts of relationship maintenance is that having space is actually critical to the success of lasting relationships.
Also ask yourself if you feel, on a gut level, that he truly loves you and wants a relationship with you.Look for ways to address and fix any underlying issues.It's a good time to figure out what YOU want, too. Before you convince yourself that he has one foot out of the relationship, ask yourself if you truly believe that he's capable of commitment and a long-term partnership.If you feel confident that he's an emotionally available man and is in love with you, then this space could be a good thing.But if you feel doubtful that he has the ability to love, then it's time to say goodbye.