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So, what do you do? Of course, the first thing you should do is determine whether this other person is worth leaving your current relationship. According to Dr. It's important to note that falling for someone else doesn't automatically mean you should end things with your partner.
In fact, you should break up with your ificant other " only if you already believed that your partner is not the best match for you" prior to falling for someone else, as d clinical psychotherapist and relationship expert Dr. LeslieBeth Wish tells Elite Daily. If the answer to this is no and there are other problems in your relationship besides just the fact that you are interested in somebody else, then you want to start thinking about how to have that tough conversation with your partner. Sure, maybe you met someone new and have an instant connectionbut Dr. Wish warns against taking drastic action.
Just because this new person is cute, sweet, and funny doesn't mean it would work out between you two if you left your current partner for them. Lee warned against making a final decision based on attraction, especially if it's just sexual. When you're crushing on someone, you're likely just playing up their good qualities, especially if you compare them to qualities your current partner is lacking.
Wish, you should take a look at why you want to break up before actually doing the breaking up.
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Then, have an honest conversation with your partner. Additionally, if you've fallen for someone else while currently in a relationship, then your relationship might not be on very good terms to begin with.
Breaking up with someone hurts — for both parties involved — so go easy on your partner. She says to try to "end the relationship without giving them details about the other person because that can be extremely hurtful, really bruise their confidence, and make them fearful of getting in future relationships.
She suggests you start gently. Anticipate that they may get upset or even angry, but it is imperative to stay calm and compassionate.
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Put yourself in their shoes. On the other hand, their intuition may have already told them that something was off, so it may not come as a huge surprise to them. Whatever you do, be honest and be kind. No one goes into a relationship thinking they're going to end it for someone else, but when it does happen, prioritize your wellbeing.
Just remember to really think things through and do what's best for you and your relationship. LeslieBeth Wishd clinical psychotherapist and relationship expert.
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This article was originally published on By Korey Lane and Isabel Calkins. Updated: July 20, Originally Published: Oct. Ask Yourself The Hard Questions.