Conflict and difficulty are inevitable in any kind of relationship. Frustrating circumstances can make even the strongest and happiest of couples start to second guess their relationship and ask themselves whether or not it’s even worth it. Are you in a situation where you’re unsure about your relationship but you don’t want to spend the rest of your life regretting your decision and pining over “the one that got away”? Would it be better to stay with this person or break up now? To help you answer that question, here are a few definitive signs that can help you realize whether or not someone is worth fighting for.
If you are single but you have the same problem with a friend, we also made a video talking about the signs you should not end your friendship: https://youtu.be/TA9t3YX0ShA
Writer: Chloe Avanasa
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