Relationships of any kind can be demanding. Every single relationship has a unique dynamic and often requires maintenance. A big part of this maintenance is telling yourself when you need space from relationships.
Just because you have a free weekend you don’t have to pack it full of social engagements. You may want that weekend to recuperate and replenish. Even though you may feel the pull to see some friends or go out for dinner it is just as important to spend time with yourself.
This can also help to put us back in touch with our feelings with at times can get completely lost within a hectic work/social schedule.