3. Criticism

Is there a constant snide criticism that seems to always be in your relationship?

That isn't right!

There is a time and place for criticism and it shouldn't be in your relationship.2

Remember, the person that you love is someone that you should accept too, the good and bad.2

If you have an issue with your partner, talk about it!

Avoiding Problems

Comments:

Heather Jensen
Oh no! I'm so sorry Mark that, that happened to you! :( That is awful!
Mark
I've been in a relationship like this for years and finally moved out last week. It didn't help that she was cheating on me and accused me of accusing her and a snooping "without reason". I agree with all those signs. My view is that toxicity "develops" when respect not only goes to zero but turns negative. THAT is when the toxins start flowing...
Heather Jensen
Aww! I'm so sorry that happened to you Allison! Sometimes you don't know you are in a toxic relationship. :(
Alison
My last relationship had so much guilt-tripping and hostility it was ridiculous. Five years with that douchebag. I'm still getting over it, I wish I had seen this article sooner.
Renata
I really need advice. So last year during summer, i had a thing with a guy. He had just gotten in a relationship a day before we met and I guess he was confused and stuck in a love triangle. I knew he liked me but i think we both knew it was just a summer fling. So i fell hard for him and we became really good friends. We would text everyday and he would usually be the first to text me. He never ever left me hanging. But then i guess i stopped texting him and its been about 4 months. I texted him about 2 weeks ago cus i missed him but found out he was on vacation to the bahamas. Do you think he got the text? Can u get connection from there, and if he didnt get it, should i text him? Btw, we met at a camp last year and im going again this year and he might go! Help me please.
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