About Toxic Relationships – Every relationship has its own ebbs and flows. What seems like a fairy-tale beginning can have a ghastly end. A have-it-all partner can pan out to be a good-for-nothing person as the years’ pass by. People involved evolve with age and the relationship transposes as well.
Being adjusting and accommodating are the necessities for a relationship to be long-lasting. But as a matter of fact, the difference in a toxic relationship becomes an imposition and prepossession.
You may be stuck in a toxic relationships if
- You constantly feel drain and enervate, when you are with that person.
- Often question your own sanity because of the nasty blame-games.
- It is always your fault.
- Your amour propre gets chef by fighting your battles all alone.
- Feel cramped and fretful.
- You avoid bringing up some topic because it may trigger him/her.
- You just can’t afford to say a no. It is always his/her way or no way.
- Meeting friends and having social life has become a distant dream.
- Disagreements turn into nasty fights and it is never resolve.
- You go a long way from yearning-for-love to yenning to be left at peace.
- You’re constantly belittle in front of others and then blame yourself for not being able to take a joke.
- You physically, emotionally, and physically hurt.
When the relationship turns bitter, we expect things to resolve on their own, or believe our partners will realize their mistakes and make amends. But more often than not that’s never the case when you are involved with a toxic person.
How can we desist it from pulling us down?
- Accepting that you are in a difficult situation, dealing with an unhealthy relationship can help you regain your lost self-worth.
- You are not responsible for other people’s emotions. It is more important to take responsibility for how we react in an unpleasant situation.
- Control the urge to please that person. Nothing can appease such people.
- If you are involving with an over-dependent person, try to set healthy boundaries and me-space.
- Try not to react when belittled and stop feeding his/her ego.
- Try physically distancing yourself from the other person by indulging in your favorite hobbies or finding a job for yourself.
- Although try explaining your feelings when he/she is in a receptive state.
- Involving other family members or friends can ease the situation a bit.
After all, if the situation goes out of control and if physical abuse is involve it is better to seek professional help.
Also, Read How To Release Emotional Pain
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