It’s perfectly normal to need time apart from your partner. Very few couples can be together day after day for years and not get a little annoyed at one another. Think about it: you probably get annoyed at your best friend who you only see twice a month, and who you adore! It’s only natural you’d need space from your partner whom you live with or see daily. It doesn’t mean that you don’t love him, or that you’re no longer compatible. It just means that, since you are two separate human beings, you’re bound to have different opinions, preferences, likes, and dislikes. And sometimes, you just want the space to have things your way—sometimes, you don’t want to compromise on where you eat or what time you go to sleep. Sometimes you need to be selfish. Here are signs you and your partner need a few days apart (or you might kill each other).