Signs of a Toxic Relationship

Even though most of us think we’d easily be able to recognize the signs and leave a relationship that’s turned toxic, recent surveys actually report the opposite. Why? Because well, in the words of American author Bryant McGill, “Escaping a toxic relationship can feel like breaking off a piece of your heart. Leaving is never easy, but sometimes it is necessary to save yourself and others from dying inside.” But knowing how to tell when things are starting to take a turn for the worse can save you a lot of heartache down the road, and may even help you save your relationship before it’s too late. Writer: Chloe Avenasa Script Editor: Rida Batool Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Hannah Roldan YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: USA.gov. “Teen Dating Violence.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accessed April 22, 2014. Solferino, N., & Tessitore, M. E. (2019). Human networks and toxic relationships. Houston, M. J. (2012). The Psychology of Abusive/Predatory Relationships: How to detach from and avoid these toxic relationships. iUniverse. Schumm, W. R. (2004). Classifying Toxic Relationships. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 32(4), 349. Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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