4 Steps to Tell Your Partner You’re Unhappy

Being in a relationship can be tough and no relationship is going to be 100% perfect all the time. But what’s even tougher is telling your partner you’re unhappy. So, what happens when you are unhappy in a relationship? Well, you are full of emotion, you may experience depression, loneliness, and mental and physical exhaustion. Being unhappy in a relationship can be due to varying factors.

These factors can be from outside the relationship and they can possibly be from within the relationship. Expressing to your partner that you are unhappy will be one of the hardest things you do but consider the weight that you’ve been carrying for so long be lifted with relief. Understand that this conversation will be very emotional and can have an adverse response, so be prepared for tears and anger.

As a person who has been experiencing unhappiness in their relationship, I was able to create a few small tips to help you communicate to your partner that you are unhappy. These tips literally saved my relationship because I was on the brink of giving it all up without having a proper conversation to what I was feeling.

Think about why you are unhappy
Take time to yourself to think about all the things that are contributing to why you are unhappy. What external and internal factors contribute to your unhappiness? What, in your relationship, is contributing to your unhappiness? Think about this and be ready to talk about it.

Create a list
Take time to make a list of all the things that are contributing to your unhappiness. This list can include issues within your relationship, finances, work, etc. I find that creating a list not only