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7 signs you're a bad partner even if you think you aren't

INSIDER Logo By insider@insider.com (Julia Naftulin) of INSIDER | Slide 2 of 8: In every relationship, each partner has at least one habit that ticks the other off. Although it's normal to not see everything eye to eye, if you find yourself annoyed about everything your S.O. says or does — and feel the need to tell them so — it could mean you're accidentally sabotaging your relationship."Needing to control our partner's identity, actions, and thoughts is the opposite of love," Winter told Elite Daily. "It's about safety. It's a one-sided obsession to guarantee conformity, which equals safety. It has nothing to do with love or intimacy."Masking your criticisms as "jokes" can also be a sign that you're resentful, not helpful, Lisa Marie Bobby, a psychologist and marriage and family therapist, previously told INSIDER. 

You can't help but point out all the little things your partner says or does "wrong."

In every relationship, each partner has at least one habit that ticks the other off. Although it's normal to not see everything eye to eye, if you find yourself annoyed about everything your S.O. says or does — and feel the need to tell them so — it could mean you're accidentally sabotaging your relationship.

"Needing to control our partner's identity, actions, and thoughts is the opposite of love," Winter told Elite Daily. "It's about safety. It's a one-sided obsession to guarantee conformity, which equals safety. It has nothing to do with love or intimacy."

Masking your criticisms as "jokes" can also be a sign that you're resentful, not helpful, Lisa Marie Bobby, a psychologist and marriage and family therapist, previously told INSIDER. 

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