If you don’t want to recycle back to a similar place of discomfort, deal directly with conflict as soon as it comes up. Otherwise, say hello to a re-run. The players or setting may be different, but the plot will be eerily the same.
The Universe will continue to bring circumstances to us as a summons to higher ground. Ignore them at your own peril.
My mother lived in a groundhog day of relationship malfunction. It was always much, much easier for her to write off the other party than to change a paradigm. She had a better excuse than most of us; first marriage at the age of thirteen, no education, and no childhood.
What’s our excuse?