Now that these relationships are over, these same people are all bad.Either they have a knack for picking the absolutely worst people with whom to be in a relationship, or they are seeing all of these people in a very distorted way.Our brains work overtime to convince us of someone who's not good for us, even when our guts know it." -- Perpetua Neo, a psychologist and expert in toxic relationships who created the Detox Your Heart program 2. "I'd say the one major red flag in a person's behavior that may indicate that the relationship won't work is the unwillingness to talk through issues, big or small. "The first thing to look for is your own intuition and listening to your gut -- if you have the feeling something is wrong, things aren't adding up, then trust that.Past relationship history is key to understanding their behaviors, as is the way they talk about past partners."For instance, you could confront the person you're dating about something they did or said that hurt you.Rather than listening to your concern and apologising, they will manipulate and flip the conversation, telling you all the things you've done to hurt and upset them.Narcissistic abuse is emotionally and psychologically damaging to their partners and most everyone they interact with." -- Catenya Mc Henry, a journalist who wrote the book "Married to a Narcissist" 7.They are overly critical about their previous partners. Whatever they have done in previous relationships they are likely to do again.
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And with a potentially toxic person, they have worked to create a false positive impression to worm their way into your heart. He could be all that -- the sleekest toxic people are. One person is giving and giving and giving, and the other person gives one back. And the other selfish person is typically fine with their needs being met.
"So even if they do something bad or say something that's off, you may think, 'He's only this way because he went through X.' This is when ticking boxes of 'Is he rude to the waiter? "But underlying it, if he says things like, 'So they'll treat us better the next time,' or he has a mean mouth towards some people, and if you find yourself justifying his transactional mindset or meanness, then it's time to pause and step back. But it's how you handle those disagreements that can really make or break things. "If you use somebody, you don't really care about them, or their well-being, or their overall happiness in life. It's almost like life is there to meet their needs and people are just commodities to get that done." -- Shannon Thomas, a therapist who wrote the book "Healing from Hidden Abuse: A Journey Through the Stages of Recovery from Psychological Abuse" 5. "Since red flags happen along the way road of abuse, victims see different behaviors as time and abuse goes on.
"Over time, you may will feel alone, constantly guilty, and you'll even doubt your own self-confidence and self-worth.
This is definitely a reason to distance yourself from the person you're dating.