Better to part as friends than to stay in something that you've outgrown or that no longer feels right for one or both of you.
And before you go looking for amour from that hottie from French class, respect your current beau by breaking things off before you make your move.
Also, intense relationships can be hard for some teens.
Some are so focused on their own developing feelings and responsibilities that they don't have the emotional energy it takes to respond to someone else's feelings and needs in a close relationship. You will be, and you can take all the time you need.
Some people live in homes with parents who fight a lot or abuse each other — emotionally, verbally, or physically.
For some people who have grown up around this kind of behavior it can almost seem normal or OK. Many of us learn from watching and imitating the people close to us.
No one deserves to be hit, shoved, or forced into anything they don't want to do.