As a relationship coach with Match Me Canada,
I’ve seen my fair share of toxic relationships and the damage they can cause. But why do we find ourselves in these situations in the first place?
A toxic relationship can often start off feeling like a fairytale romance. The person may sweep us off our feet with grand gestures and declarations of love. However, as time goes on, the cracks begin to show. The once charming partner may become controlling, possessive, and even emotionally or physically abusive.
So, how do we avoid falling into the trap of a toxic relationship?
Here are a few signs to look out for when you’re single and looking for love:
|▪||Your partner is overly possessive or controlling. They want to know where you are at all times, who you’re talking to, and what you’re doing.|
|▪||They constantly put you down or make you feel guilty. They make you feel like you’re not good enough and that you need them to be happy.|
|▪||They are emotionally or physically abusive. This can include verbal abuse, physical violence, or controlling behavior.|
|▪||They are always the victim and never take responsibility for their actions.|
If you’re currently in a toxic relationship and want to get out, it’s important to remember that you deserve to be treated with respect and kindness. Reach out to a trusted friend or family member for support, and consider seeking professional help.
At Match Me Canada, we understand the importance of healthy relationships. That’s why we offer date and relationship coaching to help you navigate the dating world and find the love you deserve. If you’re ready to take the next step and find a healthy, loving relationship, book a call with us today.
In the words of the great Carrie Bradshaw, “The most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself.” Let’s work together to create a better, healthier relationship with ourselves and with others.
Rebecca Cooper Traynor
Match Me Canada.