Implications for future research and clinical interventions are discussed.
The results indicated that dysfunctional family-of-origin rules were positively related to dating anxiety, and negatively related to advancement in dating stages, relationship satisfaction, and commitment in the dating relationships of young adults.
There also was a tendency for young adults from families with dysfunctional rules to date later and less frequently than young adults from families with more functional rules, although they dated about the same number of partners.
All you can do is recognize when you’re in one and enjoy the wild ride.
Here are 10 signs you’re relationship is dysfunctional awesome.
These types of relationships are considered toxic, and though it’s not uncommon for both partners to be at fault, it’s also clear that in some cases an innocent man has simply been attracted to a toxic woman. Perhaps it’s someone too self-absorbed and vain to consider another’s feelings.
Possibly it’s someone who enjoys the victim role, or more simply has to control every situation.
Maybe she’s a half-glass-empty kind of girl that refuses to let you rise above it, or she’s so suspicious and jealous and possessive that to be with her is to drown in her.
A toxic woman can present herself in many forms, and although you’d think most men could simply walk away, it’s not always that easy.
As any man knows that’s stepped into the dating pool more than a couple of times, not all relationships are healthy ones.
It’s all too easy for to get wrapped up in the type of relationship that’s bad for you, and bad for your partner too.
Generally speaking if you are dating a woman that displays THREE or more of the traits listed as red flags seriously reconsider your relationship with her immediately.