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Can couples 'take a break' or are they just broken up?

Relationships are weird. There are so many things you're supposed to do and not supposed to do, and levels upon levels leading up to what a “real relationship” is. Understandably, things can get muddled. Like, what exactly does “taking a break” in a relationship mean? Is it really taking some time apart to figure out where you’re going, or is it really just another way to say, “we’re breaking up”? What do you think? 

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If your significant other says they want to “take a break,” that means you’re breaking up. Sorry, but that’s the harsh reality of it. If you take a step back on your relationship for a typically undetermined amount of time, you’re basically being put on the back burner until he or she are done getting other people out of their system. 

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“Taking a break” with someone has the exact same elements of a breakup, anyway—you’re not with each other; can talk to other people; and don’t have to say that you’re in a relationship anymore. So, do yourself a favor, and call a spade a spade. 

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No relationship is the same. Instead of having it be one, consistent thing, why not take the time to be apart to figure out just what the other wants? Everyone needs a little vacation, right? So what’s so difference from trying to take a vacation from your significant other in order to reboot and come back potentially refreshed?

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Besides, “taking a break” doesn’t necessarily mean getting to see other people and whatnot. It’s just a little time away from each other. And you know what they say about separation and hearts growing fonder and whatever (you know what I mean). 

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