Out of all that the article said, this piece of advice in the comments says it best:
"A relationship is like two people rowing in
a boat. Stop rowing and see what happens. If your partner picks up the
pace to keep the boat going, s/he is in the relationship and wants to
make it work, if s/he lets the boat come to a standstill, s/he is not
and you should get out."
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