A toxic partner will tell you they’re they ONLY one that cares about you while they systematically isolate you from family and friends. Read about Mandy:
Mandy endured a lengthy abusive relationship. She stayed because she loved her partner and felt her love could help him. But the more she tried, the more toxic her relationship became.
Her partner isolated her from her family and friends, telling Mandy only HE loved her and cared for her.
She thought he did, but as the years progressed, she realized she was losing herself: everything had to be HIS way. And if she tried to protest, his angry and abusive outbursts frightened her.