Withholding information in a relationship: Here's what is wrong with it

From developing an atmosphere of inauthenticity to leading to resentment, here are a few ways withholding information can affect a

Published on May 25, 2024 05:04 PM IST 6 Photos

We should always be the wind beneath the wings of the partner. When we discourage them from following their passion and dreams, we are being the toxic partner in the relationship. (Unsplash)

Withholding information over a period of time can develop mistrust in the relationship. Not allowing the partner to know the things that they should know about can make them question if they should trust us. (Shutterstock)

Communication in a relationship is crucial to maintain happiness and safety. However, withholding information can break communication and create distance. (Unsplash)


When we withhold important information, it can lead to feelings of resentment and frustration in the partner and hurt them. (Unsplash)

When we share, we develop more intimacy and a deeper bond. Withholding information can lead to missed opportunities of seeking support and emotional engagement. (Pexels)