The consistent expression of envy, mistrust, or doubt over the acts of your spouse can destroy trust, which in turn can lead to the breakdown of the relationship.
Attempting to exert control over the behaviors, choices, or social contacts of your spouse can result in feelings of suffocation as well as resentment on both sides.
The foundation of a healthy relationship can be destroyed by manipulating the emotions of one's partner, employing the tactic of guilt, or engaging in mind games.
When you speak disrespectfully to your spouse, use harsh language, or demean them in any way, you can cause emotional damage and contribute to the creation of a toxic environment.
When you consistently criticize and pick apart the choices, actions, or appearance of your spouse, it can be damaging to their sense of self-worth and contribute to an atmosphere of negativity.
Refusing to engage in conflict resolution, not communicating with others, or closing down are all behaviors that stifle healthy communication and make it impossible to solve problems.
Misunderstandings and resentment are two outcomes that can result from communicating one's displeasure or irritation in a covert manner, for as through sarcasm, the silent treatment, or subtle jabs.
Growth and resolution are both hampered when an individual fails to take responsibility for their actions, when they refuse to apologize, or when they place blame on their partner.
Toxic behavior in a relationship includes concentrating incessantly on the unfavorable features of either the partner or the relationship, without recognizing or appreciating the positive parts.
Ignoring or insulting someone's personal boundaries can give the impression of invasion, which in turn can destroy feelings of safety and confidence in the relationship.
A resolution can't be reached and emotional distance can be created if one party stops communicating, ignores the other, or simply avoids having conversations altogether.