You’re going on a date — the first date since you got out of a toxic relationship. What if this person turns out to be toxic too? You can’t help but be afraid that you’re not actually capable of being in a healthy relationship. You ask yourself, how can someone so loving be horrible at the same time? And, why are the people who proved to be mean-spirited, selfish, dishonest, and manipulative the hardest to get over?
Rough patches are normal but what are the signs that your relationship may have become, or always was, toxic.
When it comes to the roller coaster of relationships, it can be hard to spot the signs of toxicity.
While no relationship can be happy and conflict-free all the time, how do you know if yours is unhealthy?
Tonight on Jewish Singles Radio we talk with Relationship Coach Mattie Hecht and Special Guest Elana Bergovoy about toxic relationships. “A healthy relationship should bring out the very best in you,” says Hecht. “Healthy relationships make you feel content and energized, whereas toxic relationships leave you feeling depressed and drained.”
So, if you revel in the highs but mostly experience the lows, how do you get out of a toxic relationship?