"Admit when you're wrong. Shut up when you're right." -John Gottman (This man knows a LOT about what helps - and what hurts - relationships. He's done tons of research on it, read his stuff it's amazing.
Your gut feeling is always rite.don't doubt it or try to convince yourself otherwise because you just don't want that feeling to be true.you'll save yourself a lot of time and pain because when all is said and done you'll know your instinct was rite.