A very wise friend of mine was giving me advice about a difficult relationship. This is the analogy he made:
OK, first breath
Then second, imagine a lovely house, a home, with all the sights and smells
that it brings, a lovely baked bread smell in the kitchen, some incense
sticks smoking in the the bedroom, the wood burner in the lounge, now
imagine it without half a wall, or half a staircase, or half a sink, half a
A relationship requires two partners, one can not and should not do the
work of two.
You do not fail, the relationship fails!
Apart from making me feel a lot better I felt this was a lovely way to put it. So I thought I would share this with you so you too feel better. Have a nice day!