1. They’re having their phone, social media or internet history checked without their permission
Everybody has a right to privacy, and people’s phone, social media and internet history is their own business.
2. They’re becoming isolated from friends and family
People who subject others to toxic relationships sometimes try and people off from their friends and family, to have more control over them.
3. Their whereabouts is constantly being checked by somebody
4. They’re finding it hard to study or make their own uni choices
Toxic relationships can sometimes end up in bad grades and missed deadlines.
5. Their self-confidence being undermined
Chipping away at somebody’s self-confidence is sometimes used as a way to get more control over them - another sign of a toxic relationship.
6. They don’t have control of their own money
If somebody you know doesn’t seem to be in charge of their own money, it might mean that they’re being controlled.
7. They’re being unfairly accused of cheating
8. They’ve been on the receiving end of argumentative, aggressive or physical behaviour
It’s never okay for somebody to be overly argumentative, aggressive or physical in a relationship, whatever the situation.