Toxic relationships are becoming more of a trend. There are a lot of things that make up a toxic relationship, toxic relationships go as far as needing legal help to end the relationship. Although there are subtle signs that show in the beginning stages of a Toxic Relationship.
It has become romanticized on social media and through celebrities such as Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian. Romanticizing not being treated fairly and always having him come back even after being treated rough. Healthy relationships now seem like more of a bore than a good relationship.
Toxic Relationship Signs
It’s best to stay away from anyone who may possess any of these traits and actions. It never gets better but simply gets worse and never blossoms into a good relationship. In this article, we will be covering the traits that show a relationship will be bad for you emotionally. Toxicity usually plays on your emotions through manipulation and lying.
This normally comes from men texting you late at night. when they text you late at night it’s most probably for what this generation called “sneaky link” or simply just to s***. this shows no longer the day and your relationship and it is for sexual purposes only. These texts will only lead to sexual conversations and don’t entail any deep conversations. If they are deep it’s only for a brief moment before they see the normal responses or a sexual joke that pops up. If you are looking for a sexual relationship only then you can probably respond if you’re not this isn’t for you.
Goes MIA for hours or days
If they only talk to you when they want something normally something sexual. Mid-conversation they may stop responding and only come back to you after hours or days wanting to talk about something else. This is usually a good indicator that they don’t plan on investing any time or effort into you and only want to talk to you when it’s convenient for them. This tactic is used when you want to pull somebody in to be more into you. Still does not show any healthy commitment.
Act like they want a relationship but won’t commit
This is a tactic that is used by a lot of men. When they are with you they are trying to pull you in to be someone obsessed with them. Like giving you a taste of them and leaving you to crave more of them. They would show all feelings for you but still say they are “not ready.”
Any of the dates you have are indoor dates
This shows that they’re not trying to be exclusive with you and indoor dates usually lead to sexual pleasures. If you are interested in going out on dates but I think no more couples and people and dating phases should be till when probably best to stay away from this person.
Green Flags in Relationships
A few ways to know that a relationship will be good for you and your mental health is by checking for green flags. Green flags are meant to keep you and your partner together in the best way possible for you both. Some green flags to look for in a partner include:
- Setting boundaries
- Being respectful in disagreements
- Have their own lives
- Take time to get to know you
- Spend time and show genuine interest in you
Relationships are all the front and change from time to time. It is important as a person for you to evaluate whether you want the type of person you’re dating. You want to be with them for the long run. Relationships have a huge impact on your emotional well-being and your mental health. If you are into the games, toxic relationships are most probably for you but if you’re looking to settle down into something more serious and healthy he’d need to create a checklist of green flags to make sure you meet the one you want.