What is burnout? It’s when a relationship – either work or personal – has got so bad that you just can’t stand it any longer. If the only route of action that appeals is hiding under your duvet until Christmas, it’s time to reassess your situation. See how you score on the questions below. Tot up the scores for each statement you agree with.
You fantasise a lot about your perfect life that doesn’t include your dull/annoying partner/job? +1
You say ‘I can’t take it any more’ at least once a week +2
You feel unappreciated +3
Tension is beginning to affect your health +3
You wake up dreading the day ahead +3
All you want to do in the evening is slump in front of the TV and sleep +1
4 or under
Mild level of dissatisfaction. ...