A successful, happy, and healthy relationship does not just happen. It takes a lot of effort to maintain a healthy relationship.
But, if your partner no longer puts enough effort into your relationship, it means that they are taking you for granted.
If they no longer see the things you do for them as amazing, giving acts of kindness and begin to see them as everyday life or ignore them, it will have a negative impact on your relationship and your self-esteem. It will make you feel like everything you do isn’t good enough. Also, it will make you feel like they are no longer interested in you.
9 Signs Your Significant Other Is Taking You for Granted:
– They do not support you when you are sad, upset or depressed
If you go through a tough time, like a new health condition, a career transition, a tight deadline at work, or a death of a loved one, and your partner does not care to lend support; it means that they are taking you for granted.
– They disappear for long stretches of time without any explanation
Spending time apart can strengthen your relationship. But, if you do not spend quality time together, because your partner simply disappears for long stretches of time without any explanation, it suggests that you are being taken for granted.
– They do not give you compliments
A well-placed, sincere compliment from somebody you love, particularly if that somebody is your partner, has the power to brighten your day. You probably like to receive compliments from your partner.
However, if they do not compliment you, it means that you are no longer on their mind as being somebody worth praising. And it may erode your self-esteem over time.
– They do not ask your opinion
If they do not ask your opinion, it indicates that they are no longer valuing your opinion. They may believe they know you so they do not have to ask you. But, whether they do not want your opinion or they believe they know it, they are taking you for granted.
– They do not actively listen to what you have to say
When your partner does not make a conscious effort to actively listen to what you have to say or engage in any kind of meaningful conversation, they are actually showing an egregious level of disrespect. One-sided conversations can damage your self-esteem.
– They do not do special occasions
Your partner might believe that it does not matter how they treat you as you will always be around. Also, they might not understand the importance of special occasions.
But, if special occasions are important to you, and they do not care, it means that you are being taken for granted.
– They do not make much of an effort to be romantic
Not everyone is naturally romantic, and not everyone is comfortable performing romantic gestures. However, there’s no reason your partner cannot do small romantic gestures to make you happy, if it is what you need or want.
If you have let them know that you love small romantic gestures, but they do not make much of an effort to be romantic, it suggests that they are taking you for granted. They should never ignore your needs.
– They do not care about your feelings
When your partner is in love with you, they should be sensitive to your feelings and thoughts. But, if it is no longer the case, it is a sign that they are taking you for granted. If they act like a jerk or make decisions they know will annoy you, it means that they are taking your feelings and happiness for granted.
– They do not keep their promises
As your relationship develops, your partner may start feeling more comfortable with you and they may be a bit more lax about their presence being needed. But, if it happens on a regular basis, it is an indicator that they are taking you for granted.