We all do our best to avoid toxic relationships but sometimes there is just no running away from a bad experience. After all, it’s from our failed experiences that we get to learn and grow as individuals and partners in a long-term relationship.
In our pursuit of healthy and stable relationships, we tend to scrutinize the behavior and words of potential partners that we have suspicions about. These toxic behaviors may include hostility, lack of respect, clinginess, morbid jealousy, passive-aggressive behavior, insults disguised as “jokes,” possessive behavior, and so on.
But, we often miss the fact that we might be confusing some important and healthy aspects of a relationship for toxic habits.
For example, did you know that feeling attraction towards other people, complaining about things to your partner, or choosing to spend time alone is not a toxic relationship habit? It’s about time that you realized that!
Read this list of the top five relationship habits that most people thought were toxic when they’re perfectly healthy.