It’s an anxious feeling that may be all too familiar to those in relationships — that hunch that something just isn’t right. Whether your partner seems distant, their behaviours have suddenly changed or things feel just don’t feel the same as they used to, it’s easy to quickly jump to conclusions.
However, users on Quora have highlighted some sure signs that your relationship may be about to end.
Karen Tiede wrote that if you’ve started a relationship
with someone who is already married, your relationship may be rockier than most. “One partner being married to someone else is usually a pretty bad sign.”
While Faisal Khan added that insecurity could play a part in the ending of a relationship, and especially the “constant arguments” over insecurity.
What the experts say:
Finally Michael DeBusk cited Dr John Gottman, a relationship therapist, explaining his four signs that a relationship is doomed to fail. They are criticism, defensiveness, stonewalling and contempt. Mr DeBusk added that “of these, he [Dr Gottman] says, the last one is especially heinous.”