If a relationship stops bringing joy, and instead consistently makes you feel sad, angry, anxious or “resigned, like youve sold out,” it may be toxic, Glass says. You may also find yourself envious of happy couples. Fuller says negative shifts in your mental health, personality or self-esteem are all red flags, too.
What are the red flags of a relationship?
Here are 10 key relational red flags to look out for:Lack of communication. Irresponsible, immature, and unpredictable. Lack of trust. Significant family and friends dont like your partner. Controlling behavior. Feeling insecure in the relationship. A dark or secretive past. Non-resolution of past relationships.More items •Jul 29, 2014
What does black flag mean?
In general, black flags are used by enemy forces to signify that enemy combatants are going to be killed rather than taken prisoner—essentially, the opposite of the white flag used to represent surrender. This is also sometimes referred to as “give no quarter.”