They say love is blind, and you know what? Whoever "they" are might be on to something. Sometimes we fall so deeply in love with our partner that we begin to miss telltale signs that they are behaving badly, and making someone uncomfortable. Their conduct might be crossing boundaries, but never fear — their habits don't necessarily indicate that they are not the one for you, just that it's time to address their behavior head-on.
No relationship is perfect. In fact, a 2015 study by Florida State University found that couples who had "angry but honest" conversations regularly, were more likely to be happy long-term. If your partner's actions or rhetoric is bothering you, it is way more productive to bring it up to them directly in a non-accusatory or aggressive way, and have an open dialogue. In fact, your bond will only grow stronger. And remember, that people are raised in very different environments and nurtured in various ways: what might seem typical to some, could rub others the wrong way.
Practice patience: inappropriate actions in no way condemn your partner for being a bad person. Always extend unconditional support, and mutual respect to those you love — and give them the benefit of the doubt. Here are seven common signs experts say your partner may be making others uncomfortable, and how to fix it.