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#9 Hypocritical Double StandardsWhen you are in a bad relationship, there are two sets of rules.
The ones that apply to you, which are many and varied and incredibly restrictive, and then there are the ones which apply to the abuser which are non-existent. For example, you have to ask permission in order to buy anything but your partner can buy whatever they want whenever they want.
Another is that you may be told that you have to stay home instead of spending time with friends. Meanwhile, your abusive partner gets to go out for the evening and you are left behind.
#10 Periodic RageIf you are wondering "are you in a bad relationship?" another question you need to ask id "are you afraid?"
If you worry that doing the wrong thing will cause your partner to become angry with you, then you are in a bad relationship. The problem is, anything can set off an abusive partner. When the rages do happen it is always bad.
This is one of the more obvious crisis signs as your partner will be shouting, swearing and may even break things. They are trying to make you feel scared of them, not just physically but mentally due to their unpredictability.
What can you do?So you have identified the warning signs of a toxic relationship and you want to know what your options are.
They key is to find an avenue of escape so that you can be on your own. Once you have escaped there is nothing wrong with dating again. If the abusive person was someone you met locally, you may find better luck with a dating site. Remember, you are worth caring about and you deserve to have someone that supports you in all of your endeavours.