4 Differences Between Toxic Vs Healthy Relationships and 6 Steps to Make the Shift No Matter Where You Are in Your Journey

Relationships often start with a spark, but how do you keep that spark alive without getting burnt? It's a common question that many couples face as they navigate the complexities of maintaining a healthy and deep relationship. Today, we will look deep into seeing the differences between a toxic and a healthy relationship and uncover the ways to build a lasting one. Every relationship is different - but understanding these four different toxic traits that are common in relationships will help you move away from something that is not serving you.  Moving to a healthy relationship when you’re coming from a toxic one is difficult but finding the courage to do so is a crucial step towards your emotional well-being and personal growth.  In this episode, you'll learn: How to prioritize healthy love over perfection How to embrace each other’s unique identities How to avoid over-reliance and codependence How to practice transparent communication Hope that this guides you through a more healthy and happy relationship!  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 02:32 What is the real definition of healthy vs. unhealthy love? 03:56 Toxic Trait #1: Over-reliance on one person - Do you go to your partner for everything that you need? 11:41 Toxic Trait #2: The idea of trying to change someone -  We try to change our partners to be like us but have we ever thought about letting them be them and we be ourselves? 16:36 Toxic Trait #3: Playing games - Are you pursuing peace with your partner or are you pursuing power over your partner? 22:20 Toxic Trait #4: Losing your own identity - Don’t sacrifice your interests and independence for a relationship Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty https://jayshettypurpose.com/fb-getting-started-as-a-life-coach-podcast/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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I’m Jay Shetty host of On Purpose the worlds #1 Mental Health podcast and I’m so grateful you found us. I started this podcast 5 years ago to invite you into conversations and workshops that are designed to help make you happier, healthier and more healed. I believe that when you (yes you) feel seen, heard and understood you’re able to deal with relationship struggles, work challenges and life’s ups and downs with more ease and grace. I interview experts, celebrities, thought leaders and athletes so that we can grow our mindset, build better habits and uncover a side of them we’ve never seen before. New episodes every Monday and Friday. Your support means the world to me and I don’t take it for granted — click the follow button and leave a review to help us spread the love with On Purpose. I can’t wait for you to listen to your first or 500th episode!