You can’t expect to be happy in a relationship if you’re so unhappy with everything else.
Each other these reasons prove just how beneficial taking a break from dating can really be. [Read: 16 signs you’re definitely not ready to date] #1 You stop “looking.” When you’re trying to find the person you’ll spend the rest of your life with, you’re constantly looking.
When you’re not dating, you stop looking and allow someone’s unique personality and characteristics to shine through. This is probably the most important reason taking a break from dating can help you find the one. This is something many people think they know, but actually don’t.
When you’re constantly dating, you’re always molding yourself to fit someone else’s needs. When you stop dating, you’re allowing yourself to get back to your roots. [Read: Ask yourself these questions to find out who you really are] #3 You find out what you really want.
This is especially true for those of us surrounded with people getting engaged and married.
You see everyone else happy and you’re determined to feel the same.