6 Healthy Relationship Habits Men Have That Most People Think Are Toxic

There are a ton of relationship articles out there telling you the warning signs of toxic relationships, often pointing the finger at the men (we’re all guilty of it). So at this point some of us are experts at picking out the red flags and have become quite guarded…maybe a little too guarded.

It’s easy to feel the need to protect ourselves but sometimes in doing so we lose sight of the good parts of the relationships and miss out on them altogether. Sometimes men do things that might come off toxic but are actually quite healthy relationship habits. So let’s cut the men some slack by pointing these out.

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Success Predicted At 91% Rate

What if we told you that there was a formula to successful relationships? John Gottman, a relationship research expert, studied intimate relationships for more than 40 years and found a science to it.

VENICE, CA - OCTOBER 15: John Gottman speaks during TEDx Venice Beach - Wild Thoughts on October 15, 2017 in Venice, California. (
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Among his discoveries was the process of “thin-slicing” relationships, a technique where he hooks couples up to a series of biometric devices and then records them having short conversations. Examining body language, tonality, and specific words chosen, he could predict whether their marriage would last or not.