Make sure both partners understand the purpose of the break and the rules and boundaries that come with it.
Keep the lines of communication open throughout the break, and be honest about your feelings.
Decide on a specific time frame for the break to avoid confusion and uncertainty.
Agree to remain faithful to each other during the break and avoid seeing other people.
Use the break to reflect on the relationship and what you want moving forward.
Use the break to work on personal goals and come back to the relationship stronger.
Consider seeking the help of a therapist or counselor if the break is due to serious relationship issues.
Don't rush back into the relationship after the break, take time to reconnect gradually.
Be respectful of each other's feelings and decisions during the break.