BY LIV WALDE
Balancing compromise for a healthy relationship is crucial, but constant over-compromise that hinders personal pursuits and silences concerns isn't indicative of fulfillment in a relationship.
Walking on eggshells, fearing to reveal your true sadness to your partner due to societal pressure to always be happy, can lead to a toxic cycle of repression and resentment that hinders genuine intimacy in a relationship.
The first argument is a crucial hurdle, as it marks the beginning of a couple's learning process in navigating conflicts, understanding boundaries, and expressing emotions, making it vital for a healthy relationship, while silent avoidance of conflict can be a detrimental sign of relationship unhappiness.
Returning to the introduction, a clear sign of a troubled relationship is feeling profoundly lonely, despite physical presence, where emotional disconnection can't be ignored or overlooked, and addressing this issue is essential to prevent further sadness and isolation.
If your relationship leaves you emotionally depleted, physically exhausted, and constantly stressed, it's likely a sign of underlying issues impacting your emotional wellbeing.
While discussing future plans like baby names can be idealistic, constantly focusing on an idyllic future can indicate dissatisfaction with the present and serve as a way to avoid addressing current relationship issues.