Toxic Relationship

How to Leave a Toxic Relationship

Is your partner emotionally, physically or verbally abusive? Do they drain your energy? Are you not getting back what you put into your relationship? If so, it may be time to leave a toxic relationship. The problem is that it’s…

5 Psychological Traits of Submissive People

Submissive people typically don’t raise their voice, they keep themselves in second place and abide by whatever more authoritative people may demand from them. However, this type of attitude can sometimes lead a person into being involved in a harmful…

Toxic Families and Their Characteristics

Toxic families are like small islands that consist of a home full of conflict, orders, and dysfunction that affects all family members. We know that the term “toxicity” is very commonly used these days. After all, we’ve all heard and used…

Avoiding Conflicts Undermines Your Emotional Health

Have you ever stopped to think about the possible consequences of avoiding conflicts?  Sometimes, you just don’t want to have an argument, so you don’t say “no.” However, it’s important for you to remember that this show of disrespect to…

Microaggressions in a Relationship: A Couple’s Worst Enemy

Microaggressions are a hidden form of psychological abuse based on persistent, daily snubs–the kind of humiliation where the other person uses jokes or mockery to whittle away at your self-esteem. Microaggressions in a relationship can be even more insidious. This is…

The Main Characteristics of Toxic Love

Toxic love is much more common in relationships than you might think. It can take relationships down a bitter path that often breakup. But this might be an issue of learning: we’ve learned to settle for toxic love because of our…

I Was in a Toxic, Damaging Relationship

I was in a toxic, damaging relationship that destroyed me as a person and challenged everything good I had in me. It was such a poisonous situation that I came to believe that it was all my fault. I usually…