"If you don't want to put labels on it then you need to make sure you're both on the same page about what that actually means."

But from personal experience with the few people I’ve left behind, it ultimately comes down to . When you love someone, you want the best for them. Cutting yourself free of someone who played a definite role in your life, no matter how big or small, is a task unto itself. 2.

If they use social media a lot but never show you, that could be a sign. Even if them being happy means that they need to be with someone who isn’t you. They don't share photos of the two of you on social media. I was also only 23 at the time and we had been together 4 years.

By Brianna Wiest. Feb. 26, 2016.

6 Signs You Love Someone More Than You Realize, Even If You Don't Want To Admit It . Elite Daily spoke to two experts about how to break up with someone you're still in love with, even when it hurts.

You don't want to do it, even though it's the right decision. We sleep with our phones within arms reach, and we look for texts from them the moment we … Instead, simply be honest with how you feel, and how your unrequited love has been hurting you.

There is no correct way to tell someone you don’t want them around anymore.

You Want Nothing More Than For Them To Contact You, But You Don’t Want To Contact Them. I'm am going through the same situation...and what I have figured out so far is that there could be a number of reasons for not wanting to be with that someone you love...e.g 1. You love them but you're not in love anymore.

You want them to be as happy as possible.

You don’t want to expect anything from them, because that will only lead to more heartache.

They deserve to know how you feel about them just as much as you deserve to tell them.

We’ve all been there.

1. Thinking it through and sticking to your decision.