Maybe it means getting up early to exercise or finding out about student loans.
One of the most important tips on how to detach from someone you care about is to take a step back — though your instincts may be telling you to move closer.
Are you willing to do what it takes to work on your relationship (eg, marriage counseling, support groups, or reading books or taking communication classes together)?
A healthy relationship can’t happen when only one partner cares enough to try to rebuild it.
To love and respect yourself, you may need to make practical changes in your life.
Maybe that means losing a few pounds, going back to school, or spending more time with people you respect.