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12 common phrases used in relationships and what they mean
By Dayan Masinde | Updated Nov 12, 2018 at 10:26 EAT
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SUMMARY

A lady often asks the man this question when he has been treating her special without being clear about his intentions

This is common when someone wants to break up with you gently whilst massaging your ego

1. We need a break

This could indicate that you two have been suffocating each other with nags, fights and issues, choking each other's peace and if you don't watch out you are drifting apart. Don't panic, rekindle warmth in your love.

2. Where is this relationship heading to? ​ A lady often asks the man this question when he has been treating her special without being clear about his intentions. Give the lady clarity.

3. Why do you love me?

This is often said by a man or woman who is not sure why they are being treated special. He/she wants a love with substance, not just a cliche "I love you". Are you after his/her fame, money, body or true love?

4. It's not you, it's me This is common when someone wants to break up with you gently whilst massaging your ego.

5. We can't be friends This is spoken by someone honest about still having feelings with you but knows you two can't be because you are not right for them or one or both of you is taken by another.

6. Who is he/she to you?

This is a question by an insecure partner who is noticing you getting close with someone of the opposite gender.

7. Do I look fat? This is asked by a lady who knows she has added weight but needs her man to affirm her beauty

8. It's OK This is spoken by a partner who is playing reverse psychology on you and hopes that you will address their needs.

9. Please don't be offended

This is spoken by your partner who wants to speak to you about something sensitive but is scared because you have a tendency of over reacting.

10. I told you so This is spoken by a partner who likes proving they are right and you are wrong.

11. If you love me you will have sex with me This is a manipulative statement by someone who equates love with sex and most likely with you only for sex and once he/she gets tired with your sex, he/she leaves.

12. Go, leave me like everyone else does These are the words of a partner who has been rejected by many others before you. The fear of rejection moves him/her to dare you to walk away but what he/she wants is your hug and assurance you are not going anywhere.

© Dayan Masinde

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