Most of us can agree it's not easy to end a relationship with someone who has become so important to you, and that you've invested time and emotional energy into. That said, not every relationship is meant to be, and sometimes ending it is the best thing for yourself and your partner, even if it's extremely difficult to do.
In a series of confessions on the Whisper app, an online platform where people can anonymously confess their secrets, several people revealed the relief they felt after going through a breakup. Some expressed feeling an immediate weight lifted, while others needed more time and space to ultimately realize they made the best decision. We can all take solace reading these confessions, knowing we aren't the only ones experiencing these feelings and that, in the end, sometimes going through the roller coaster of emotions is worth it.
You can read some of their confessions below: