There is no such thing as a perfect relationship. While every relationship has its challenges, there are some that are troubled more than average. Dysfunctional relationships are the opposite of functional relationships. They create more emotional turmoil than satisfaction. Relationships that start out with loving feelings and best intentions can quickly turn toxic. It’s difficult to change the dynamics of these relationships because strong emotions are already involved and even more difficult to escape because emotions become warped. If one or both partners have never been in a happy relationship, or had a happy relationship modeled for them, chances are they will participate in a dysfunctional relationship. These relationships have warning signs that must be confronted; otherwise things will quickly fall apart. Here are six signs of a dysfunctional relationship that you need to be aware of.