Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. A relationship, just like being single and dating around, has its extreme highs and extreme lows, and following the plotline of your story with someone can be fascinating. I love you, and I’m gonna stick around,” to someone else.
Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. The world of crushes and first loves and second loves and 11,333rd loves is an endlessly diverting one: There is nothing like the feeling of falling in or being in like/love to turn you into a happy zombie solely focused on inhaling your new partner’s soul. Sticking with a person to see where you guys go together ain’t easy…
However, this time apart does not mean they are breaking up, it means they are ‘taking a break.’ That clarifies it, right?
The term ‘taking a break’ is probably purposely ambiguous – it can mean whatever you want it to mean in terms of your own relationship. Does anyone ever take a break and then continue with a successful relationship?
If you notice when i girl sees a guy that she really likes and would really like to have something to do with him, she could decide to take a break and do whatever it is that she wants to do, but if the roles are reversed the girl will literally take it as cheating.