How to Fix a Broken Relationship

Broken relationships can be very troublesome for a lot of people. Nobody likes to be involved in relationships that are causing trouble for them or those which have ended. Not only does it leave a negative impact on their mind, but it causes a negative impact upon their daily lives.

Still, if a relationship is in trouble, it can be fixed however. Mending a broken relationship might require extra effort on your part, but if you really want to mend that relationship, it is going to be worth every single ounce of effort that you put in it.

Now, the first thing that you need to understand is that relationships are very delicate. Even the slightest of misunderstandings can cause relationships to break. Partners can flare up at each other at any point in time, yet it is always difficult for two people to be able to patch things up.

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More often than not, the ego comes in to play and the people wait for each other to see who apologizes first. This causes more problems to arise, and before you know it, both of you are headed out on different paths in your lives.

So, here are a few tips to follow when it comes to fixing a broken relationship:

Kill your Ego

When in a relationship, the ego plays a very major role. It is very common knowledge that a person who does not have an ego obviously fares better in his relationships than one who has a very strong ego. When it comes to mending a broken relationship however, you must absolutely give no importance to your ego whatsoever. Remember, your attempts at mending the relationship are going to be rebuffed several times, and if you let your ego come in to play, you are likely to let it go in the first attempt only.

However, if you do not let your ego out of the way, you will continue to suffer this way. When it comes to mending a broken relationship, the most important step is to not listen to your ego. Forget it even exists. Instead, just focus on the fact that you need to mend your relationship, in any way possible.

Obviously, you are going to be on the receiving end of a lot of abuse from your partner (if the relationship was broken because of you), so make sure your ego is well on the side when you begin in your attempts to mend the relationship.

Focus on what Broke the Relationship

Very few relationships generally end up completely broken due to minor misunderstandings. More often than not, tensions continue to build in relationships over a consistent period of time, after which they suddenly explode at some point.

Therefore, before you even approach your ex partner to mend the broken relationship, it is vitally important that you first go through the reasons that first led to your breakup. Do you really want to patch up after this? Can you handle the pain and the troubles that follow?

If the answer is yes, then I suggest you go ahead and look for ways to mend the relationship. Obviously, no person is perfect and there are very likely chances that both of you broke up due to irreconcilable differences. If that is the case, it is wise for you to truly consider whether you want to get back with your partner or not.

Make changes in Yourself

Relationships are commonly broken due to mutual consent. If your relationship broke because neither of you could continue with each other, it is important for you to bring some changes in yourself.
It is obvious before you go and ask the other person to get back in to a new commitment with you that you first analyze yourself and understand your faults. Nobody on this planet is perfect, and it is only trial and error through which we learn. If your partner wants to see some changes in you, it is time that you bring them before approaching them to continue with the relationship.


Now that you have analyzed the factors that resulted in you two breaking up, it is time to eliminate these factors, and get to a point where you can make changes in yourself. Accept your failures, and move on with it. Bring changes; patch up differences, because this is the only way by which you can actually make something positive out of your relationship.

Build up Communication

For any relationship to succeed, communication needs to be at its very best. If you are unable to communicate with your partner properly; share your feelings and emotions and let them know what you think, you will find it very difficult to be able to keep the relationship going steadily.

For that reason, it is important that when you decide to make things better, you learn how to communicate. Some people find it pretty troublesome to be able to communicate properly with their partners, because they are usually more withdrawn in themselves. However, if your partner expects you to be open and communicating, you just need to be that way. Communication is the cornerstone of every relationship, and it is paramount that you sit down and talk with your partner before you decide to move ahead.

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Forgive and Forget

Sure, you’ve been hurt, but is it the reason you are leaving your partner? If you really want to move past things, it is high time that you forgive and forget, and accept your partner with open arms. It might be a difficult thing to do, but it is important that you bury the hatchet and move on into the future.

These are some of the best ways by which you can fix a broken relationship, and create a new chapter in your and your partner’s life.

If any of you are in a position where you need to fix your relationship, good luck!

Martin Ward
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