If you think your relationship is on a solid footing – it’s all happening
well and as planned – listen. This may be your last warning.
Surprised by the suggestion that there is something to be afraid of between you and your partner?
If so, you’re in the company of a large group of complacent people who have decided – after a few months, a year or even more – that the status quo has been established and, as far as you’re concerned, the two of you have become sunset figures, destined to live happily ever after .
More than likely, there have been many signals.
Yet, for some strange and inexplicable reason, you ignored the signs. By dismissing them as minor annoyances or anomalies, you have learned to rationalize your girlfriend’s awkward stretches of silence, distant behaviour and verbal cues as mere background noises that will eventually disappear.
I am not suggesting that you avoid the situation.
But instead, you really believe that your partner’s actions or words are nothing more than the result of a bad hair day or that the bank has messed up the current account again.
And while it may be one or both of these issues that triggered his or her behaviour change, it’s time to sit down and take note. After all, whether you know it or not, your relationship may have reached your partner’s “I’m no longer interested in you” phase. And she’s trying to find a good way to let you know that things have changed – and not in a good way.
In case you need a refresher course on recognising the near end
Here are some clues that may contain enough evidence to suggest that your girlfriend bought a ticket on the outbound train and will soon be saying goodbye – looking for a better, more fulfilling relationship:
1.Your girlfriend no longer answers “Hey, come here.”
Although this method of getting her attention may have worked for you in the past, she suddenly turned a deaf ear to your commands. In fact, she’s probably wondering if you still remember her name – or how to pronounce it.