You see it on television and in conversations with friends: the advice, as soon as someone is arguing with their spouse, is to “go to couples therapy.” But what about other relationships? You might have issues with your parents, siblings, friends, and even coworkers.
Hollywood has normalized toxic relationships. Movies have glorified toxic and controlling behaviors by making them seem desirable. We’ve all seen scenes where the couple’s knock-down-drag-out fight turns into passionate kissing.
Many things affect the success of a relationship. You might be more comfortable considering factors such as personality, interests, religious background, education level, and attraction. But age-gap relationships tend to make people uncomfortable.