Why Do We Break Up?
Have you had a recent break up and wondered what went wrong? Maybe this will help. There's a website called WotWentWrong.com that examines the reasons we break up with each other. They compiled three months of Breakup Statistics and here are some findings:
In Short-Term Relationships, the top three reasons given for breaking up:
1. You drink too much.
2. You only want a sexual relationship.
3. There's someone else.
In Medium-Term Relationships (up to 6 months), the top three reasons given for breaking up:
1. I'm not ready for a relationship.
2. I'm not over a previous relationship.
3. Too much fighting.
In Long-Term Relationships (longer than 6 months) the top three reasons for breaking up:
1. Too much fighting.
2. There's someone else.
3. Too high maintenance/Too overweight/You have issues with gambling/Your sex drive is too low.
The top reasons for breakup among people who blamed it on physical reasons:
1. Too fat - 32%
2. Bad hygiene - 19%
3. Too tall - 19%
4. Too hairy - 13%
5. Bad breath - 8%
6. Too short - 8%
7. Bad teeth - 3%
So, are you any closer to figuring out what went wrong with your relationship?