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Should You Dump Your Partner?

Find out if you’ve seen the signs you should be calling time on your relationship.

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  1. Check all the niggling feelings that are eating away at your happiness.

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    You feel like you should plan some more dinners with friends.
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    Or maybe have a party.
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    You’ve recently renewed your gym membership.
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    It’s good to get in shape – you’re totally doing it for yourself, anyway.
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    You’re considering a new haircut.
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    A cute one.
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    The way your partner squeezes the tube of toothpaste from the middle is really starting to grate on you.
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    You really don’t understand why they put dishes in the dishwasher without rinsing them.
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    Their knuckle cracking suddenly seems pretty irritating too.
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    You were lying when you said you didn’t care that sometimes they listen to Nickelback.
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    What kind of person seriously listens to Nickelback?
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    Actually it’s not OK that they went on ahead to the next episode of House of Cards when you were out.
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    You do mind if their parents come for lunch again this month, as it happens.
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    You would totally support them going to visit their parents instead though.
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    For the whole weekend, sure!
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    You’re busy that weekend and can’t come too.
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    Sorry-not-sorry.
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    Those tracksuit bottoms they wear around the house are starting to repulse you.
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    That is so not the same as all the time you spend watching New Girl in your dressing gown.
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    You’re sure you’ve never liked them in that horrible shirt. Why do they seem to insist on wearing all the time?
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    You did not encourage them to buy it!
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    You’re feeling strangely envious of your single friends’ bad dating stories.
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    Tinder actually sounds kind of fun. If you were single, obviously.
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    You’ve a nagging bad feeling about RSVPing for both of you for your friend’s wedding in six months.
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    Maybe just because they got pissed and vommed near the bride at the last one you went to.
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    You find yourself staying for ‘just one more, then’ at work drinks more than you used to.
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    Actually seven more.
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    You don’t bother to text your partner where you are though. They're not the boss of you!
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    You keep finding they’ve also spontaneously gone out when you get home anyway.
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    Watching rom-coms in the bath is your favourite thing to do right now.
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    Although rom-coms are bullshit, whatevs.
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    Forgetting the wine they were supposed to pick up for dinner was definitely about more than ‘forgetting’.
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    If they’re not going to make the effort to give this ‘date night’ thing a go then why should you?
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    You’re thinking of booking a trip away somewhere.
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    Alone.
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    PJ Harvey’s ‘Big Exit’ has suddenly become your most played song on Spotify.
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    You spent an hour last night ‘hypothetically’ wondering which of your Facebook pictures you’d use on Tinder.
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    You're so impressed at how many hot pictures you have, actually!
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    It would seem like such a shame to have to move out of your flat if you split up.
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    You really can’t face the idea of living with housemates again.
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    You’re wondering if they’d find out if you snogged that person you fancy at work.
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    You wonder if they’d care.
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    Your mum will KILL you if you break-up with someone again.
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    Maybe your mum should go out with them if she's that bothered, then!
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    You wonder if perhaps you rushed into things moving in together so soon.
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    You think you might just be different people to who you were when you met.
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    Do you even want the same things anyway?
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    You don’t think it is worth re-assessing in six months, actually.
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    You are totally keeping custody of the cat.
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