When we are in a relationship, we think that it is the end of the world and we are done with looking ahead romantically. The relationship starts to consume the life we have, which is why we don’t even realise if the things are turning sour. There are many reasons that can lead to a bad relationship such as emotional abuse, over possessiveness, lying etc. However, it is often observed that despite all these toxic problems people choose to stay in the same relationship or they take back their ex easily. It may sound really irrational but there are few reasons as to why people stay in a bad relationship. (Also read: What pieces of bad relationship advice you should never follow)
Reasons people stay in a bad relationship
- Emotional affection
- You are habitual to the bad treatment
- Fear of being alone
- Hope to change
When you are in a relationship it is natural that you are emotionally attached to that person. This emotional affection starts to cloud your practical thoughts and you find it hard to detach yourself from that person. It is a common case in most bad relationships. (Also read: Relationship tips: Signs that you are putting too much pressure on your partner)
You are habitual to the bad treatment
A bad relationship or a toxic partner can easily turn into a part of your everyday life. You become so used to his/her wrong behaviour that it doesn’t even surprise you anymore. So, even though an outsider might think that your relationship is toxic you might not see it.
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When you are completely dependent on your partner for everything in your life than you find it hard to walk away. You are comfortable in your dependency and you don’t want to end it.
Fear of being alone
Some people are really afraid of living life alone. So, this fear forces them to accept the relationship as it is indeed of trying to move out of it. (Also read: What are the things you should avoid after a breakup)
Hope to change
This is the biggest reason why people stay in a bad relationship, as they hope to change the partner. People sometimes turn a blind eye to the reality of their relationship and keep hoping to change the partner in the right way.
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