• A toxic partner will control what you wear, whom you talk to or even where you go.
  • A person who demands financial support that is way beyond your ability. 

When you are in love with someone, you hardly see their weaknesses .

And when the relationship goes sour, is when your eyes open to realities that were right in front of your face.

You may think that some characters are normal behaviours of men or women, while in real sense it is your partner who is toxic.

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Here are some of the signs that you are in a toxic relationship;

1. Lack of support

When your partner is not supportive of your goals and do not show desire that they want you to succeed, then you are alone.

It is such a joy to know that your better half has your back or is a shoulder to lean on when it comes to serious life decisions.

2.Controlling behaviours

A toxic partner will control what you wear, whom you talk to or even where you go.

This kind of person curtails your rights to make decisions on what you want to do and also you other relationships.

Questioning where you are all the time or becoming overly upset when you don’t immediately answer texts are signs of controlling behaviour.

3. Financial misuse

A person who demands financial support that is way beyond your ability is a toxic person.

Some people, despite knowing the financial ability of their partner may  make financial decisions, including purchasing big-ticket items or withdrawing large sums of money, without consulting you.

This is a form of disrespect that should not be tolerated.

4. Emotional abuse

This is evident when someone ridicules you, or utters harsh words that are insulting or belittling.

This may even happen when you have an argument. You may think they said something out of anger, while in real sense they meant exactly what came out of their mouth.

Such utterances may end up affecting you to a point that you feel you deserve them .

5. Social isolation.

Be cautious of people who isolate you from your friends and family.

By limiting your contact with the outside world, they find a way to control you and define your behaviour and divert your decisions.