Are you obsessed with the passion and intensity of a new relationship – relationships that often end abruptly when the excitement is over? Is this obsession having negative consequences in your life? Love addiction is a very real problem that can greatly impact your life.
Does it feel you are fighting with knives with your partner rather than pillows? Clients who come to me with unhealthy relationships are often distraught after a conflict or argument with their partner, when a conversation over something mundane like when to meet for dinner...
Your partner is charming. Everyone loves him. But behind closed doors, he becomes a different person. It’s like you’re dating Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. At times, can be so attentive and loving – but in an instant, his anger erupts and spews forth a volcano of nasty accusations and degrading comments. Sound familiar?
Do you feel like you’re never enough for your partner? Do you feel that if you loved your partner more, he/she wouldn’t act the way they do? Have you tried to change yourself - sacrificing who you are in the process - in effort to “keep the peace”? If you can relate to these questions, you may be in a toxic relationship.