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14 Signs Of An Unhealthy Relationship

Signs Of An Unhealthy Relationship

5 Questions You Can Ask Yourself If You Suspect Your Relationship Is Unhealthy

If you are seeking clarity about whether your relationship is unhealthy, consider reflecting on the following questions:

  • If a friend told you they were dating this person, would you approve or have concerns about them?
  • How do you feel about yourself in this relationship?
  • If everything remained the same a year from now, would you be happy or dissatisfied?
  • If you’re experiencing self-doubt and anxiety about the relationship, have you experienced these same feelings with other partners? If so, are there any similarities between those previous relationships and your current one?
  • What are the reasons you are choosing to remain in this relationship?

Related: 11 Signs To Know If Your Marriage is Just Unhealthy Or Completely Toxic

Want to know more about the signs of an unhealthy relationship? Check this video out below!

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Disclaimer: This post is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to substitute professional or psychological advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or another qualified health provider with questions regarding your condition or well-being.

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Written By Roxy Zarrabi, Psy.D  
Originally Appeared In Psychology Today
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Roxy Zarrabi, Psy.D

Roxy Zarrabi, Psy.D., is a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in helping women struggling with low self-esteem, anxiety, or dating/relationship challenges to feel confident about themselves and the future of their relationships. She empowers clients to tap into their inner wisdom and utilize their strengths to combat their inner critic, boost their mood, and enhance their relationships. Her goal is to help people learn to create the meaningful lives they desire. She is the author of Mindful Dating, a Psychology Today blog about the psychology of attraction and relationship patterns. More information about her therapy services can be found at You can also stay updated on her latest freebies, updates, and blog posts by joining her email list here.View Author posts