9 Signs of a Toxic Relationship

While there is no such thing as the perfect partner and even healthy, happy relationships have some level of conflict, staying in a toxic relationship is unhealthy and can do significant damage to your mood, mental health, and self-esteem over time.

If you’re in a toxic relationship, it may be challenging to identify the signs because maladaptive behavior and abusive treatment from your partner becomes your norm. Many unhealthy partners are not toxic 100% of the time, so the good times can cause confusion, hope, and overstaying.

Click here to check out my latest article on nine signs your relationship is toxic, abusive, and unhealthy, written for www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and relationships.

Take care,

Rachel Dack, MS, LCPC, NCC


Welcome to Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s blog, written by Rachel Dack, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Rachel provides psychotherapy and dating support/relationship coaching services to individuals and couples in her Bethesda, Maryland office and over the phone.

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