Testers are not bad people. They are simply people who need understanding and support. Asking your partner to help you notice testing behavior sets your relationship on a collaborative footing, rather than a combative one. It takes courage to trade testing for an honest reckoning of your own fears.
Is testing your partner manipulative?
You may want to be held, to talk, or even to be left alone. The purpose of most tests is to try to determine that your mate regards you as being important and cares about you. Because tests are usually manipulations and dishonest communications, frequently they only foster more insecurity.
What are the signs of a bad partner?
If youre in a toxic relationship, you may recognize some of these signs in yourself, your partner, or the relationship itself.Lack of support. Toxic communication. Jealousy. Controlling behaviors. Resentment. Dishonesty. Patterns of disrespect. Negative financial behaviors.More items •Nov 10, 2019