Sex and breaking up have more in common than you might think.
Both take a certain level of self-awareness, acceptance and communication to get your needs met.
Unfortunately, we do a sub-par job of teaching people how to develop these skills. So most of us awkwardly stumble through both, often feeling hurt and unsatisfied.
About a month ago, I ended a relationship I had been in for six years. It was a messy, painful process to end a partnership that was mostly positive and transformative.