Are you dating a toxic person? When we are in love, we tend to see the good in them and hope that our love, care, and support will change them for the better. We ignore all the red flags of dating. Are you looking for relationship advice on how to draw the line between compassion and exploitation? Is someone worth sacrificing your mental health and self-love for? Watch this video to see if you identify with some of the signs. Share this video with someone who might need it.
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