Start the dialogue with your hung-up honey with a “working together” approach instead of pushing the other person away with angry words.
Use phrases like, “I need your help,” and, “I need your reassurance,” and, “I love you and want to work with you on this,” to get the ball rolling, Sherman says.
“Sometimes clients tell me, ‘I have this feeling in my gut that something’s not right,’” Sherman says. If you think something just doesn’t feel right, it’s probably worth bringing it out in the open.
It could lead to a discovery about your partner’s feelings for someone else.
Your partner doesn't need to set the favorite sweatshirt and all those love letters out on the curb. As for photos on display, it’s one thing to have a group picture that includes a past partner on the wall.
Whether it’s with Facebook, a dating profile, or Googling the ex's name, relationship expert and author John Gray says, keeping frequent online tabs can be a red flag.Holding on to previous romantic attachments creates feelings of distrust and can stymie an otherwise promising relationship.So are you wondering if your honey's heart still rests in the hands of a past love?But if it’s weekly emails and you partner isn't devoted, then you have a legit concern, Hax says.Your partner may not have cut the cord A new relationship is all about trust, Sherman says.