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7 toxic mind games that can destroy your relationship

Published on Aug 06, 2023 12:17 PM IST

Let's explore seven toxic mind games that have the potential to destroy even the strongest of connections.

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The human mind can be both a paradise of love and a destructive battleground in the complex world of relationships. Unfortunately, some people use deceptive strategies known as "mind games" to gain the upper hand, establish power disparities, or instil uneasiness in their partners. Amanda Twiggs, certified marriage and relationship coach shared in her recent Instagram post seven toxic mind games that can destroy your romantic relationship. (Freepik ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 06, 2023 12:17 PM IST

The human mind can be both a paradise of love and a destructive battleground in the complex world of relationships. Unfortunately, some people use deceptive strategies known as "mind games" to gain the upper hand, establish power disparities, or instil uneasiness in their partners. Amanda Twiggs, certified marriage and relationship coach shared in her recent Instagram post seven toxic mind games that can destroy your romantic relationship. (Freepik )

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All-or-nothing trap: Break free from the cycle of resentment and frustration by seeing your partner in a balanced light.(Freepik ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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All-or-nothing trap: Break free from the cycle of resentment and frustration by seeing your partner in a balanced light.(Freepik )

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Catastrophic conclusions: Rebuild trust and intimacy by avoiding exaggerated negativity and assuming the worst.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Catastrophic conclusions: Rebuild trust and intimacy by avoiding exaggerated negativity and assuming the worst.(Pexels )

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The "Should" bomb: Communicate your needs openly instead of relying on assumptions, preventing disappointment and resentment.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The "Should" bomb: Communicate your needs openly instead of relying on assumptions, preventing disappointment and resentment.(Pexels )

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Label slinging: Embrace the positive qualities of your partner and avoid hurtful behaviour through fair and respectful communication.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Label slinging: Embrace the positive qualities of your partner and avoid hurtful behaviour through fair and respectful communication.(Pexels )

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The blame game: Foster a healthy dynamic by taking responsibility for your own actions and fostering effective communication.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The blame game: Foster a healthy dynamic by taking responsibility for your own actions and fostering effective communication.(Pexels )

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Overactive imagination: Release unnecessary drama and tension by addressing insecurities and fears head-on.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Overactive imagination: Release unnecessary drama and tension by addressing insecurities and fears head-on.(Pexels )

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Disillusionment doom: Let go of unrealistic expectations and create a foundation of love and acceptance in your relationship.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 06, 2023 12:17 PM IST

Disillusionment doom: Let go of unrealistic expectations and create a foundation of love and acceptance in your relationship.(Pexels)

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