How To Deal When You Want To Leave But Your Partner Wants To Work It Out

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Give the transition time

While yanking off the band-aid and getting things over with sounds good in theory, depending on the ties you have to your partner, this may be not sage advice for every situation. If you share living space, assets, or children, it’s probably a good idea to allow time for this transition to fully take place. As licensed professional counselor Alicia Muñoz points out in her essay for Good Therapy, it’s also a good idea to give your partner time to process what is happening.

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