Relationships are hard, and sometimes it can be difficult to tell if the relationship you're in is toxic or not. If you're in a toxic relationship, there's a chance you're struggling to see your significant other clearly. It's common to get swept up in a relationship and completely miss the warning signs, or to write things off as normal, but it's so important not to get stuck in an unhealthy relationship. If one or two of these apply to your relationship, don't freak out: But if more than a few ring true for you, it might be time to call it quits.
21 Red Flags To Watch Out For In Your Relationship
24 Relationship Red Flags You Should Never Ignore | SELF
Relationships are complicated, so it makes sense that some so-called deal breakers should be ignored, but some quirks are such bright red flags flapping violently in the wind that they simply must be acknowledged. Whether that means working together on a compromise or accepting that a person is just all wrong for you, here are some neon warning signs to be on the look out for. It sounds irresistible at first, but there's nothing more infuriating than being put on a pedestal by a partner. This person doesn't really see you as you —you're a projection of some perfect idea they have in their head, and anytime you shatter those expectations by being a normal, flawed, breathing human being, they're impossible to console. There's no wrong amount of sex to have or not have in life, but it is important that you and your partner have a similar libido or, at the very least, a plan to handle any differences. What if one partner's vision of an ideal sex life is getting it on nearly every night, while the other is content with having sex just a few times a month? When one partner is constantly initiating sex and the other isn't in the mood very often, you're in for a world of crushed egos, hurt feelings, emotional pressure, and resentment from both sides.
Don't Ignore These Red Flags In A New Relationship
Any new relationship is full of challenges. You're getting to know someone, and there's no telling when something might happen to burst the bubble of your new romance. In general, it's fun learning all there is to know about someone who used to be a stranger.
You get excited at the slightest hint of someone normal, someone who can hold a conversation, someone — dare I say — cute?! So, you put on those rose-colored glasses and rationalize behavior that should be hinting at flags ahead. We get it, things come up.