Red Flags in a New Relationship

Red Flags in a New Relationship

It’s a rare relationship that doesn’t experience a glitch or two. Everyone has a few quirks and both partners usually learn to adapt to them. However, there are some signs which are indisputable red flags. Those early indicators that don’t bode well. In fact they signal complete relationship disaster. Here are 10 red flags to…

A Healthy Relationship With a Narcissist

A Healthy Relationship With a Narcissist

At least 1% of people in the USA display signs of Narcissistic Personality Disorder. That doesn’t mean, however, that they are all narcissists. It does mean that many men and women who have varying degrees of narcissism are involved in relationships with non-narcissists. So is it possible to have a healthy relationship with a narcissist? …

Breaking Up When You Are In Love

Breaking Up When You Are In Love

Could anything be more devastating and upsetting, when you are in love, for your relationship to break up? Why would that happen? How do you cope when your whole life is centered around that person? Breaking up when you are in love is devastating but it need not ruin your life. You can get through…

How to Deal With a Passive-Aggressive Relationship

How to Deal With a Passive-Aggressive Relationship

Passive-aggressive is often a blanket description given to a particular personality type,”The person always behaves in this way and displays these characteristics.” In fact, it’s not always so clear cut. While there are definitely people who are passive-aggressive types (commonly suffering from Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder, see footnote), most often it is learned behavior displayed by many…

Why I Love My Dog More Than I Love You

With Valentines done and dusted, we thought we’d give the romance topic a little bit of a side-step and focus on those we truly love — our dogs. What is it about them that brings out our softer side? There could be very good reasons why we think more of our dog than other humans.…

Why No Contact is a Good Thing

Why No Contact is a Good Thing

What Is the No Contact Rule? The no contact rule is a self-imposed, total restriction on connecting with your ex partner. It means exactly that: no contact whatsoever. No meetings, texts, calls, email, or social media communication. It also extends to your ex’s family and friends. All connections and ties are severed. Why Would You…

Dispel Negative Energy After an Unhappy Break-up

Dispel Negative Energy After an Unhappy Break-up

An unhappy break-up causes a lot of negative energy to accumulate around you and your home. There’s the drama and trauma of the actual break-up, and all the emotions around it, including anger, hurt and blame. After the initial split, reality begins to sink in and even more lower energy emotion swirls around you.  Once a…

Are You a People Pleaser? Learn How to Set Personal Boundaries

Are You a People Pleaser? Learn How to Set Personal Boundaries

I read a book once which helped turn me into a ‘yes’ person. It wasn’t until much later I realized that I’d made a mistake. The book was all about taking opportunities and saying ‘yes’ to them as often as possible. I thought it meant I had to say yes to everyone in order to be…

Are You a Micro-cheater? Is Your Partner Micro-cheating on You?

Are You a Micro-cheater? Is Your Partner Micro-cheating on You?

Couples are under so much pressure, from within the relationship and outside it. The latest problem to contend with is, apparently, micro-cheating. Are you, or your partner a micro-cheater? And if so, are you willing to do something about it? Flirting has always been a thing. Some people are fine with their partners dilly-dallying with members…

What To Do When He Breaks Up With You

What To Do When He Breaks Up With You

You got The Text, didn’t you? He’s ended it in the usual way. Didn’t even have the decency to phone you. You read the words over and over, trying to wring as much meaning as you can from them. Go on, delete it. Done it? Now you can begin the process of getting over him. Discover…

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