15 Signs of a Toxic Relationship


In a toxic relationship, you might consistently feel drained or unhappy after spending time with your partner 

Lack of support


Healthy relationships are based on a mutual desire to see the other succeed in all areas of life,” but when things turn toxic, every achievement becomes a competition. 

Toxic communication


Instead of kindness and mutual respect, most of your conversations are filled with sarcasm or criticism and fueled by contempt .

Envy or jealousy


Yes, it’s a perfectly natural human emotion. But when it leads to constant suspicion and mistrust, it can quickly begin to erode your relationship. 

Controlling behavior

Does your partner ask where you are all the time? Maybe they become annoyed or irritated when you don’t immediately answer texts or text you again and again until you do. 



Frustration or resentment can build up and make a smaller chasm much bigger,” If you can’t trust your partner to listen to your concerns, your relationship could be toxic. 



You find yourself constantly making up lies about your whereabouts or who you meet up with — whether that’s because you want to avoid spending time with your partner 

Patterns of disrespect


Being chronically late, casually “forgetting” events, and other behaviors that show disrespect for your time are a red flag.

Negative financial behavior


It can be toxic, though, if you’ve come to an agreement about your finances and one partner consistently disrespects that agreement.

Constant stre


Life challenges can create some tension but finding yourself constantly on edge, even when you aren’t facing stress from outside sources, is a key indicator that something’s off. 

Ignoring your need


Going along with whatever your partner wants to do, even when it goes against your wishes or comfort level, is a sure sign of toxicity.