5 Concrete Signs You’re Chasing A Love That’s Not Meant To Be

The silence speaks louder than words.

Thought Catalog
3 min readOct 30, 2023
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By Erin Whitten

Love is a journey, a dance of emotions, desires, and dreams. Sometimes, it feels like floating on air, while at other times, it’s a struggle to find the rhythm. As we navigate the intricate pathways of relationships, it’s essential to recognize when we’re moving in harmony with our partner and when we’re simply chasing shadows. Recognizing when a relationship isn’t the right fit can be a painful realization, but it’s a necessary step towards finding a love that truly resonates with our soul. Here are five undeniable signs that you might be pursuing a love that’s not destined for your heart:

The Silence Speaks Louder Than Words

There are moments in every relationship when words become superfluous, and silence speaks volumes. However, in your relationship, these silences have started to feel less like moments of mutual understanding and more like vast chasms of disconnect. Instead of feeling like a comforting embrace, the quiet moments are filled with tension, heavy with unsaid words and unresolved emotions. It’s a silence that doesn’t bring peace but instead highlights the growing emotional distance between you two.

You’re Painting…



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