Relationship Red Flags Everyone Seems To Forget
Enamoured – it’s the perfect word to describe how we feel when we are in love. Of course, this is not a bad thing since being in love is one of the best feelings one can have. But, as we are blinded by the happiness we seem to miss out on relationship red flags that we need to be on the lookout for.
Relationship Red Flags That Should Be On Your List
No matter how in love we are, we need to have awareness of ourselves and of the situation we put ourselves in. There will be cases where the person we think we are in love with is not the person we thought. We often forget to look out for the following relationship red flags:
Justifying Bad Behavior
You know that something’s not quite right but you cover up your own instincts with excuses. If an offense happens just once, then there may be a good excuse for that. This is not a red flag. However, when an offense or when bad behavior happens over and over again and you just justify them with excuses, it’s time to reevaluate everything.
Not Talking Through Issues
Have you found yourself wondering about what the solution is to a particular issue by yourself? It’s possible that the person you’re with may just be sweeping issues under the rug, and forgetting about them without any resolution.
Boundaries Are Constantly Tested
Although you may try your best, your best isn’t enough. You may feel like your boundaries are always tested. This is a red flag because it’s a form of manipulation.
You don’t want to be with someone who is overly entitled. It simply invites negative energy into your life because, most likely, the person you’re with will be criticizing anything and everything around you. This person might also feel that he or she is more superior to you. Your love might end up unreciprocated.
It’s tricky to spot these relationship red flags on your own. You can ask the help of a friend or a family member. Most likely, they, having an “outside looking in” perspective, will tell you exactly what’s going on. You just need to see it for yourself as they identify what red flags they see.
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