Relationships marked by mistrust, control relationships, asymmetrical relationships, avoidant attachment relationships. All of them examples of couples with a high probability of being affected by strong toxicity. To avoid this and be able to build a healthy relationship, it will be essential to work on its pillars from the beginning. No bond between people is free of disagreements or conflicts, however, the difference lies in how these are faced and resolved by both parties. And the pillars on which the couple has been basing their union from the beginning has a lot to do with it.
Psychologist Esther Blázquez Álvarez explains that it is possible to consider a relationship to be healthy when there is assertive and affective communication, support, understanding and mutual respect, the ability to establish limits, sexual consent and an agreement regarding couple and individual projects. . All of this will be achieved as long as the couple has made an effort to dedicate efforts to building these foundations in their relationship.
Each relationship is different, however, those that are healthy, even with their peculiarities, have a series of characteristics in common. Values and principles that are known as the pillars of a healthy relationship. They do not arise spontaneously, although in some cases it will be somewhat easier than others to build them. But you should always work on them.