When you’re trying to make a major decision, it is wise to come up with a list of pros and cons. This advice is often extended to romantic relationships. If you are wondering whether you should break up with a boyfriend or a girlfriend, try to address your partner’s both positive and negative sides.
It often ends up being remarkably ineffective and doesn’t reflect your actual feelings about the person.
What’s bad about overthinking?
Overthinking and overanalyzing often lead to poorly made decisions. When we overthink, we tend to think more in a negative way rather than positive, which in turn makes us assume the worst and be more paranoid. Maybe it isn’t that bad, and even a somewhat beneficial thing to do if it’s for your job or some plans – to prepare Plan B for whatever may happen, but it’s not so good when it comes to relationships …