Relationships are complicated. You need to keep the reality check mode switched on at all times especially in the first few months. It makes sense to let go certain deal breakers, but some quirks are such bright red flags flapping violently that they just must be acknowledged.
Warnings can come at any time in a relationship. Sometimes they come within the first week of dating, while others don't show their face until maybe a few months. Not every sore point is physical abuse. Follow your gut and make sure to acknowledge anything that upsets you.
You might choose to work together for resolving issues, or you might think of parting ways, depending on the intensity of the alarming sign and the warmth in your linkage.
Feel free to take the path you feel is best suited for you but do not ignore these neon warning signs.
Read on to check if any of the below listed rings a bell.
For any relationship to flourish, the partners have to be on the same page. If one of you favours an open relationship and the other is never okay with that idea, settle it as soon as possible.
These are differences to catch before they cause lots of pain!
If you are not sure about where your relationship is heading towards, you shall always be in two thoughts to confirm it publicly.
A very simple insight indeed.
Someone who cannot respect the vulnerability of sex is definitely not the one worth doing the deed with.
When partnerships work to lower your self-esteem rather than encouraging you, check out: its time to think. Sort it out. Act before its too late.
Why do you want to torture yourself in the name of a relationship? Do not fall in love, rise up. If your plus one feels contended by making you feel the precursor to all the downs you two are facing, pause, give it a thought, seek clarity.
Personal space and me-time are the fundamental requisites of a healthy relationship. There is a thin line between intrusion and intimacy. Make sure its evident on both sides.
Honesty and trust are the building blocks of any relationship. This is a non-negotiable ingredient of a strong partnership. If either of you is unwilling to share even the most benign details of life amongst you two, how is a connect possible at a more intimate level?
Mood swings are indicative of many things, but they're undoubtedly a red flag for a more significant problem. Either you are dating a whimsical person, or you are being fooled. Make sure you are not being manipulated for benefits.
If you are always at a point where you are at the risk of losing your companionship, it is not love my dear. Trust me. All it does is adding nothing but stress to your relationship to the point where you can never be sure of the health or future of your relationship.
Some relationships end so badly that the bitter feelings stay even for years later. If your new partner portrays all his/her exes to be the culprits, it's a good clue that they are the problem. Issues can arise once or twice, but if every association is victimising your partner, you need to open up your mind and look for the reason. Look out for the common denominator.
Physical intimacy plays a vital role in bonding together. If you two are not on the same page, I doubt if you two can take it further.
It is definitely a sign of being thoughtful to apologise and end up the chaos regardless of who was wrong. If it becomes a routine, when it is always you, no matter what, chances are you're dating a master manipulator.
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