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…

Exchanging Sex for Affection, a Dangerous Trade

Have you ever exchanged sex for affection? At first, no one would dare to admit to this and the answer is always “no.” However, this belief is more than installed in our minds. I am sure that at some point you…

5 Mistakes that Jealous People Make

Many people think that they’re just showing their partner how much they love them by being jealous. However, there are certain types of jealousy that are very negative. We’ve all been jealous at some point.

Steer Clear of Those who Don’t Give You Anything

Stay away from those who have stopped contributing anything to your life. They may have once given you energy, but now you’ve realized that they only intend to absorb it from you. Some people refer to these as toxic people, others…

What Happens When You Finally Leave a Toxic Relationship

A toxic relationship wears you down, damages your identity, and dilutes your self-esteem. It distorts your basic concepts of what authentic love, respect, and sharing your life together are all about. So, when you finally leave a toxic relationship, the benefits…

3 Ways to Come Out of Disappointment Stronger

You feel those knots in your throat and your stomach. Your breathing changes. You’ve been to the core of disappointment and it has trapped you there. However, you can get out of this place. The positive side of disappointment is that…

The Difference Between Love and Obsession

Love is a feeling that’s so intense that it sometimes gets out of control. It ends up being an obsession that sneaks up on us from behind. It’s not easy to recognize when you’re trapped by obsession or when you…

Don’t Let Internal Conflicts Lead to External Issues

Have you ever stopped to think about the possible consequences of avoiding conflicts? This could be not having an argument or not saying “no” because you don’t want to do something. If so, it’s important to remember that this can lead to even…

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…

Comatose Relationships Will Destroy You

Have you ever lost yourself in a comatose relationship? We’re talking about the ones that get you stuck, that don’t go backwards but also don’t move forward. They’re relationships that destroy you inside and out. This kind of bond 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 Too

It’s not a bad thing to realize that you’re in a toxic relationship. It is, however, a bad thing to not want to change the situation out of fear or dependence. We all deserve to be happy. There are no…