Do you think that ‘red flags’ only apply to romantic relationships? Well, they can also apply to friendships too. Relationships are special bonds we form with others and these bonds are models for new relationships and teach us what works and what doesn’t. But there may be times when we overlook certain negative aspects because we hope that the relationship will work itself out. It is important to recognize the signs of a toxic relationship or toxic friendship so you can save yourself from unnecessary misery.
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