The majority of us could probably name at least one or two things that you would immediately recognize as hurting a relationship. And many of us would probably name most of the same things: once you are married, you aren’t supposed to have sex with anyone but your spouse, don’t abuse your partner, and don’t start dating someone else until you have actually ended another relationship.
But have you ever done something that you didn’t think would be a problem, or maybe even thought it would help the relationship, and your partner reacted like you had done one of the worst things possible?
When it comes to how we behave in a relationship, we may find that there are no clear social rules about what is or is not acceptable. In one relationship, giving someone of the opposite sex a ride to school or work would be just fine, but in another your partner may turn into a jealous monster who wrecks your car and threatens the other person. This lack of rules can often make relationships confusing and unpredictable.
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