You've probably heard people say, "It's better to be alone than with someone who makes you feel alone." It makes a lot of sense, but when you're stuck in that toxic relationship cycle, it can be incredibly difficult to free yourself from it. It can even become addictive.
Being involved in an unhealthy relationship can take control of your life, leeching your self-confidence and making you feel like you'll never be loved again.
When you're in the thick of an experience, it becomes nearly impossible to see it objectively. So, here are five signs to look out for if you think you (or someone you know) might be in a toxic relationship.