Millions of people all over the world get into relationships everyday but sadly not all of them get the fairly tale ending we all crave for. Some just get very toxic and unhealthy which is very hazardous to one’s health and wallet. Some of the signs that you may be in a toxic relationship include:
Efforts are one-sided which leaves you emotionally and physically drained
Disrespect, screaming and abuse
Feeling unvalued, unheard
Beginning to accept behaviors that were unacceptable
High levels of anger, hostility, jealousy
You can’t seem to do anything right
Lack of trust
Passive aggression instead of open communication
Here are some songs you can listen to if you feel like you are in a toxic relationship
1.Rihanna – Love On The Brain
The song reflects on Rihanna’s life back in 2009 when she was physically abused by her boyfriend Chris Brown. She was still dangerously attracted to her lover despite all the horrible things that happened to her
2. Gnash – I Hate I Love You
3. Hailee Steinfield – Rock Bottom
Toxicity is reflected in the words:
You get under my skin More than anyone’s ever been But when we lay in bed You hold me hard ’til I forget.
4. Katy Perry – Hot N Cold
The song is about a guy who keeps saying he wants to be with her but changes his mind over and over. She continues to go back to him no matter how much it hurts during the break ups.
5. Ellie Goulding – Something In The Way You Move
6. New Found Glory – Vicious Love
Some of the words in the song are:
We’ve got a vicious love We mix our tears with blood No clock will stop for us It ticks by. We fight as hard as we love We’ve got a vicious love
7. Evanescence – Going Under
It is about someone who is trying to break free of someone that is controlling them.
8. Katy Perry – Pearl
9. Mariah Carey – Butterfly
Mariah wrote the song whilst she was in the middle of divorcing her then husband, Tommy Molotta. According to many people, Molotta was very, very abusive towards Mariah.
10. Lady Gaga – Million Reasons
11. Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Imagine Dragons – Sucker For Pain
12. Halestorm – I Miss The Misery
She may be sarcastic about missing the abuse
13. Rihanna – Kiss It Better
14. Ariana Grande – Quit
15. Taylor Swift – Dear John
16. Taylor Swift – I Knew You Were Trouble
Taylor Swift sings about how she started dating a guy despite knowing he is not good for her. She is frustrated with herself because she is heartbroken.
17. Rita Ora – Poison
This is about Rita’s bad luck with love. It is dedicated to one of her famous boyfriends whom she has now compared one of her former lovers to a snake and devil in the lyrics.
18. Katy Perry – Circle The Drain
19. Lady Gaga – Judas
This song could be interpreted as how she is in a relationship with a partner who treats her cruelly. She knows that she is stupid for still being in love with him since that isn’t the way it should be.
20. Eminem – Love The Way You Lie
Eminem raps about his relationship with Kim which had so many ups and downs. Rihanna’s chorus talks about how there is forgiveness and tolerance despite being horribly treated. There is even making excuses for the abusive partner.
21. Rihanna – Stupid In Love
In the song she narrates how she found out her boyfriend has been cheating on her and how she is trying to keep herself together with him despite him not stopping.