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Do you want to kill your relationship? We always hear about things that are harmful to our bodies. But we seldom hear about things that are unhealthy for our relationships. In order to have a healthy relationship, one must identify any or all of the four things in a relationship that will send it to ruins. Sure, it is hard to tell people what works in a relationship. It is not a universal formula; what works for one couple might not work for another. The only way to truly know a relationship has succeeded is staying happily together until death do us part.

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If one feels that their relationship suffers from distance, frustration, stress, or any number of other troubling feelings, do not fret; there is struggle in every romance. While one tries to stay positive in relationships, every now and again reality sets in and brings one back to their senses. The fact remains that despite any advice one might give or receive, most relationships fail. There is simply no way to argue this fact.

So maybe it would help others by revealing signs that a relationship is failing before it is too late. Sure, everyone would like to think that they could sense the end of a relationship before it happens. But the truth is, many cannot and need a little help.

Again, do you want to kill your relationship? Here are four sure ways you are ruining your relationship and heading to the ever-so-popular single club.

1. Taking a partner for granted. There is no easy way to prematurely end a relationship than to assume a partner will always be there. Knowing that there is one person who is consistently in one's corner reduces life's pressures. Acknowledging a partner's loyalty and effort in a relationship is important. Saying "please" and "thank you" carries a lot of weight.

2. Stop listening to a partner. If one does a poll, it would reveal that nobody likes to not be heard. Trust that there is no better way to ruin a relationship than to stop listening to a partner. It shows a lack of respect. If no one is listening to each other, how will a relationship thrive?

3. Stop expressing one's feelings to a partner. As a relationship progresses, it is natural to stop expressing one's feelings whether good or bad. As much as one might think feelings are significant or not, it is healthy to express them all.

4. Ignoring a partner. The worst thing in the world is to be ignored by someone, especially one who you have feelings for. Being ignored simply means that the person does not even care enough to waste an ounce of energy on someone. Why hook up with someone only to ignore them?

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