They can also involve cultural reasons, such as legality in some countries of non-marital or adulterous, extra-marital, relationships, especially those outside of typical monogamous relationships such as marriage.

Sometimes when couples break up, one member of the relationship may regress to their former partner for comfort after a period of time.

I personally do not think people should rush to end a deep connection that is so strong unless they’ve explored all options, looked at it from all directions and done whatever is reasonably possible to make it work.

Maybe what you have is good enough and you’d be a fool to abandon it in search of a better relationship you may never find.

An objective person can help you ask yourself the questions you probably would not ask yourself.

An objective person can also help you out of your comfort zone and push you to make the change you need to make.

Additionally, the relationship may be confused by opposing outside influences.

These may be things such as current relationships with others outside of the couple concerned relationship or the disapproval of other people.Despite relationship issues that may trigger a periodic hiatus, "on-again, off-again" couples often continue to reunite out of a persistent hope that the moments of happiness and gratification they have known will eventually constitute the entire relationship.I receive email questions from men and women, young and old, and from all walks of life who are in a relationship that on-again and off-again.And if you really want to leave, you’ll find more reasons to leave than stay. Leaving a relationship before knowing what the real problem is self-defeating. Whatever caused this relationship to end if not dealt with, will be carried over to the next relationship.2.Take 100% responsibility for your own feelings and needs Be totally honest with yourself, after all you are the very person hurting from your choices and decisions.Reasons for such relationships to form can be complex.