Have you ever cared for a partner so much that it physically hurts when they looked the other way and ignored you? Or have you ever loved someone so deeply but had it all go to waste because they did not value it or considered giving you a chance? Or have you spent all your time and energy on making your partner’s life a bit better just to have it neglected? Or have you given away so much of yourself in a relationship that they took it all for granted and just walked away, never to look back? Life is not always fair to any of us, which is what makes it fair, as ironic as it sounds.
Here are five signs that can help you discover if you are being taken for granted in your relationship. According to world’s leading relationship guide for men and women, LovePanky, “If you discover any of these signs in your love life, you really need to talk with your partner about it, or you may end up feeling unhappy in the relationship”.
1. Your partner hides important information from you and acts like it’s nothing:
Openness is vital to every relationship. It is a great symbol of trust that you choose to confide in the other person, let them into your weird little world and give them a tour too, perhaps. It increases the love and respect in that relationship. In a relationship, both partners deserve to know each other’s personal lives and yet, you have no idea what he is doing in his personal life.
You are always the last one to know about certain things, his friends and his family might know about it beforehand. Sometimes, even his work colleagues know certain things before you. This is a major flaw that shows your partner is definitely taking you for granted.
2. Your partner ignores your texts or calls:
If your partner always ignores your texts or calls and it takes hours for him or she to reply, that is a sure sign that all is not well with the relationship. It is okay when this happens once or twice, but it becomes a problem when this becomes his or her habit.
Someone who ignores you like that will continue to do so even when it comes to face-to-face interactions where you need his full attention. Ignoring you and the things you say, no matter what it is, is not ever going to keep your relationship healthy.
3. They act like a different person when they want a sexual favour:
Your partner’s mood will be totally antagonistic towards you throughout the day but whenever his or her hormones start to fizz up and he or she starts to feel horny, they act differently altogether. They’ll try to be funny and charming just so that they can fulfill their sexual desires and after it’s done, they change into the same person they were before.
4. You feel unappreciated in love:
If your partner fails to notice the little things you do for him and just ignores them, then your relationship is hanging by a thread.
For instance, as a lady, you prepare a great meal for your man, even though you had a lot of other things on your to-do list that day, but he is so busy with his work that he does not even bother to compliment you.
He does not understand the value of something that is right in front of him. And it is not just this once but he continues to do so every time, over and over again, hurting you like that, making you feel neglected again and again. If he is always taking even the little things you do for him for granted then what makes you think he will value the bigger ones you will do for him? You should not let yourself be kept in negligence like this and should stand up for what you deserve.
5. They don’t listen to you:
Your partner constantly forgets what you say even if you remind them about it several times. They may not be a bad person, but this kind of behavior just shows how low on their list of priorities, you are. If they can’t even remember something you ask, it’s obvious there are other things that are of more importance to them.