3 Different Types of Red Flags in a Relationship
Let’s be clear: any red flag is there it’s important to keep in mind and it’s worth talking about. However, you should be especially aware of the objective red flags, as they tend to be the hardest to work through and can indicate a truly toxic relationship, Page notes.
Relational and personal red flags, on the other hand, can be more flexible. If you truly love someone or see a potential future with them, and you’re both willing to put in the effort to eliminate these red flags, then it’s worth a shot.
That’s not to say that some objective red flags can’t be healed or overcome as well – every person and relationship is different – but these objective red flags should for the relationship to survive.
As mbg relationship counselor Julie Nguyen previously said, “Toxic dynamics can be corrected with conscious time, effort, and self-awareness. But both people have to be willing to change and take responsibility to move forward.”