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2. You discover the person you’re going with isn’t perfect, and you have some disagreements.
3. You are fighting more and more and are unable to talk things out. Arguments feel scary
at times.
4. You’re hanging with someone who has feelings much stronger than yours and is pushing
you for greater involvement. You like them, but not the same way they are into you.
After the poll, ask if they have other reasons why a couple should break up.
(PP) Present some common reasons for breaking up:
The biggest reason people break up is because feelings change. After
those love chemicals settle down a bit and you see the person more
clearly—and as you learn more about their character, personality,
interests, and values—you may decide that you really don’t fit.
Breaking up doesn’t necessarily mean you or the other person is bad—you may just not be
right for each other.
You may have discovered some troubling behaviors, like difficulty handling anger or
problems with drug or alcohol abuse.
And another common reason is even when two people like each other, one may simply not be
ready for that level of involvement. They may want to experience other people and places.
The teen and young adulthood years are a time of figuring out yourself, where you are
going, and discovering which friends and partners fit with you.
Common Reasons
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