I am dating a frenchman
Can you accept your partner exactly the way he or she is right now?
This is part of healthy detachment from someone you care about.
These questions may help you detach from someone you care about and get on with your life. Why are you finding it so difficult to let go, to detach, to become healthy?
Maybe you’re still in a relationship with the person you want to detach from.
your love relationship, marriage, kids, and family members.
Maybe you’re wondering if you should break up — because sometimes you need to start detaching from someone you care about while you’re still together.
Before you can think about how to detach emotionally, you need to decide what is keeping you attached and if you really want to be with this person.
I originally wrote this article for people who are healing after a breakup, but then realized that detaching emotionally is important for people who are in relationships.
So I updated these tips to reflect a healthy detachment (or interdependence) in both existing and broken relationships.