Everyone has engaged in toxic behaviour at some point in their relationships. After all, relationships are hard work, and there isn’t a handy how-to guide or a 1-800 hotline to provide you with all the answers you need. Some people even base their relationships on things they’ve observed in pop culture, movies or in the relationships of their parents or friends.
But here’s the thing about toxicity in a relationship. More often than not, it hides in the little habits that you think are healthy. In fact, these habits are so ingrained in your daily routine that you don’t even recognise it as toxic behaviour.
Wondering what these are? Here are some common ones that masquerade as good habits, when they’re actually bad news for you and your partner: