Being in a relationship is supposed to be something of joy. Relationships are meant to make you feel happy and blessed to be with your partner. However not everyone feels this.
In the pursuit for love, some people have gone into bad relationships that ended up damage their mental health. This type of relationship is referred to as a toxic relationship.
A toxic relationship is a type of relationship in which your partner hurts you emotionally, physically and you keep conceding to their demands because of the urge to be loved.
When things start going wrong in your relationship and you no longer feel happy like you used to, you need to access your relationship and determine what is going wrong.
In some relationships, the signs of toxicity are pretty clear but you might be feigning ignorance thinking it’s love.
They are two entirely different things and we shall be taking a look at 3 signs that you are in a toxic relationship:
1. No freedom of expression:
When in a toxic relationship, you have no freedom of expression. Everything your partner says is final. Your opinion is not accepted nor considered.
2. Lack of trust:
Your partner doesn’t trust you. Trust is the foundation of every relationship and a relationship that lacks trust can have many things going wrong with it.
Lack of trust from your partner means you always have to explain your actions and what you are doing to avoid being misunderstood.
3. Being controlled:
Another important sign of a toxic relationship is that you are constantly being controlled. Your partner tells you what to do and what not to do and you are scared of going against their wishes to avoid being abused with words or physically.
You constantly walk on egg shells when with your partner and are not free to be yourself.
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