Relationships come in different shapes and form. Some of them can last a lifetime while some of them simply can’t. One type of relationship that belongs to the latter is the a relationship where only a partner seems to be doing all the work to make it succeed. One-sided relationships always end up a failure. There are times when such relationships may last longer and seem to look like it is working. But once realization sets in, partners who feel short changed in the relationship may decide once and for all to end it. It can only last as long as one partner is blinded and not realize his or her situation in the one-sided relationship. In order to prevent prolonging the inevitable, here are some tips to determine if you are in a one-sided relationship.
Lack of commitment even after so many years being together.
You know if you are in a one-sided relationship if your partner does not seem to commit to what you have together. He or she may like the idea of having you close by. But you won’t see any definite move from your partner in terms of trying to commit into the relationship and take it to the next level. It may indicate that you like to prolong the relationship more than what your partner may have in mind. The lack of commitment may be an indication that he or she may not be seeing you still together in the long term.
You’re the only one who opens up.
Opening up in a relationship is a sign that you are moving up your level of trust with your partner. By doing so, you make yourself feel vulnerable in a way once you begin sharing your feelings, your dreams and even your secrets. But once you do not experience the same with your partner, there is a possibility that you are in a one sided relationship. If a partner remains guarded and careful what he or she continues to share with you, then the trust level may not yet be as serious as what you may have on the relationship.
You are overlooked into so many things socially.
You may also be in a one-sided affair if you feel that your partner is unwilling to introduce you to loved one or people he or she is very close to. Even if you mention it, your partner seems to find excuses to delay or postpone doing so. It may mean that your partner may be having second thoughts or may not yet be ready to be more serious with regards to your relationship.