A strong, healthy relationship can improve your overall life, including your mind, your connections with others, and your health. In fact, treat a relationship as an investment in that the more you put in, the more you get back. You can have a healthy relationship with anyone in your life, ... Views: 3
Weddings are undoubtedly joyous occasions, but let's face it: they can also feel like a landmine of potential disasters waiting to happen. Every couple deserves the day of their dreams, and by taking a few simple preliminary steps you can ensure that your day goes off without a hitch.
Be ... Views: 4
Remember the movie He’s Just Not That Into You? And how many of the characters there are in the “friend zone’’? Almost half of them, right? Safe to say it’s epidemic. By the time the movie was released the term friend zone is not popular yet. Friendzone was born from the social media. It is used ... Views: 4
How to Save a Relationship
Last week I wrote about how one could destroy their relationships. In the article, I listed and explained six actions that one may take to carry out that goal. Obviously, I was not advising their usage, but explaining the actions and the negative externalities, ... Views: 6
As the summer nears its end, our relaxing days of leisure start to become hectic and stressful. Coordinating pickups to and from school, being on time for afterschool sports, or occasionally being summoned to chaperone a field trip can be taxing on your body. Add those things and more to your ... Views: 7
When your guy loses interest or breaks up with you, it can be a time when you feel miserable and alone. You may replay the situation in your mind and wonder what you could have done differently. Perhaps you know that you acted needy or demanding or perhaps you have no idea what went wrong. You ... Views: 8
If you have a situation like me, then you might feel stuck like I do. I am working really hard to get my boyfriend back because I acted like an idiot. I didn't know how to stop myself from feeling possessive. I hated when he went out with his friends and talked to other girls. I couldn't stand ... Views: 8
A common question I receive is about whether or not someone may be able to get back with his or her previous other half after this person is the one caused the relationship to go sour in the first place. After some time has passed and they believe they have mended their ways, they wonder if the ... Views: 5
I Keep Thinking About My Ex Boyfriend / Girlfriend - I Can't Stop Thinking About My Ex
Great scavenger hunts lead you on an adventure from spot to spot, following clever clues to obtain your cache. On the other hand, horribly thought out scavenger tips will have you facing oncoming traffic in ... Views: 7
Reconnecting with an ex lover after a breakup can be extremely tough, especially if the breakup was your fault. Depending on how the relationship ended, the actions you take to get your ex lover back will greatly vary.
The best way to approach your ex after the breakup, how to properly ... Views: 7
Gone are the days of heartfelt love letters written in bold ink with elaborate details and design. Don’t you just miss receiving one of these in your mailbox? Not your electronic mailbox. If you and your partner never had one, maybe it is the time you take the initiative to write the contents of ... Views: 11
When you are close to someone who has bipolar disorder, it can be a challenge to keep yourself healthy. Symptoms of bipolar disorder vary greatly depending on the person. However, phases between ups and downs are stressful for all involved, and can take a toll on any relationship. Bipolar ... Views: 16
You may be wondering how I know I can get my ex boyfriend back and why I think he still loves me but seriously, I can and I do. I can get my ex back because I have been through this before and I know he still loves me because he isn't seeing any body new. Have you said this to yourself ... Views: 17
When a relationship comes to an end it doesn’t mean that one will be willing to walk away. Instead, they may feel the need have the other person in their life again, and it might not be enough for them to see the other person from time to time.
This could then be a sign that ... Views: 15
I want him back, a common enough feeling for women to have. I truly believe it is possible to find new love from a past romance.
I want you to notice that you once had a connection with your ex, re-establishing that connection is actually easier because of this.
I know the connection hurts ... Views: 13
How To Stop Missing Your Ex - What To Do When You Start Missing Your Ex
There is no easy way on getting over a break up. It takes time and tons of effort to totally forget and accept everything that has happened. Regardless of your gender, it has never been easy to let go of someone you ... Views: 21
Having fandoms are pretty fun and exciting, but how further would you want to take it?
Did you come across those people who only talk anime or just marvel? That's the kind of craze this talk is about! Your fandom could be anything you fancy and admire; getting their posters, laptop skins, phone ... Views: 15
It can be difficult to know when a relationship needs to end, particularly if you've been with your partner for a long time. While there are things you can do to improve a relationship that has simply become stagnant, sometimes it's best for everyone to simply cut your losses and end things. ... Views: 15
So, your boyfriend hates you, or perhaps he said he doesn't love you anymore and you feel like you've just lost the most important thing in your life. Don't worry too much, most of the time this is not a statement of true feelings, and more of a reflection of a moment of anger or situational ... Views: 19
What should you do to win your ex back? You just need to speak to your ex without any hostility. It'd be difficult as breakup is something that affects a person very much emotionally and is very disturbing. But if you want to get your ex to call you back and maintain contact with you, you need ... Views: 20
What you do after the break up matters! Relationships on the verge of permanently falling apart can still be saved, but only few are successful. That's because unfavorable moves and mistakes are done on days following the big breakup. Heartbroken people are so weighed down by what happened that ... Views: 24
Friends forever are hard to find these days. People have almost forgotten the true meaning of friendship and friendship day. With new cultural and behavioral revolution people just make friends to pass time and catch up after a hectic friend.
However, if we look at our Indian historical friends ... Views: 16
One of the most common sexual problems facing most men revolves around the issue of premature ejaculation and how to last longer in bed. And pharmaceutical companies make big money in the ‘treatment’ of this problem.
But what if I told you, you can overcome this sexual problem (if you have ... Views: 45
Do you truly practice the meaning of friendship? What is a friendship? The philosopher Aristotle said, “In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. They keep the young out of mischief; they comfort and aid the old in their weakness, and they incite those in the ... Views: 32
Do you truly practice the meaning of friendship? What is a friendship? The philosopher Aristotle said, “In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. They keep the young out of mischief; they comfort and aid the old in their weakness, and they incite those in the ... Views: 24
Dear Dr. Romance:
I'm not sure if you're willing or able to help, but I've been looking online for a solution to my problem for a while now. As of yet, I've come up empty handed. My situation is that I'm 21 years old and haven't spoken to my maternal grandparents ... Views: 31
If one was to think about what their friends are like, they could start to think about how they accept them for who they are. It is then not going to be necessary for them to play a role, and it could be said that this is how it should be.
The alternative would be for one to be in a ... Views: 32
In any relationship, there is always a possibility to become boring regardless of how long you have been. If you don’t spend some time and effort overcoming the rough patches of your love life, the romance can easily leave your relationship indefinitely. Use below the following 10 suggestions to ... Views: 49
Moving On: How to Forgive Someone
Letting go of grudges and bitterness can make way for happiness, health and peace. Forgiveness is a decision to let go of resentment and thoughts of revenge. The act that hurt or offended you might always remain a part of your life, but forgiveness can lessen ... Views: 35
Long Distance Relationship
Many believe that long distance relationships are never going to work out. Long-distance relationship may be tough, things could get complicated. There will be moments in which it feels like every bone in your body aches. Do not even begin a long distance relationship ... Views: 40
Have you ever felt like you are doing more to help your partner then they are to help themselves? Sometimes it just seems easier to take control and get things done on your own than ask your partner to do their part. And they may be completely happy with having you take care of business. But ... Views: 40
The world is geared up for the New Year celebrations, and all set to welcome 2017 in style. It’s the time to party and celebrate, get together with loved ones and make some new friends, strengthen bonds, remember the days gone by and look forward to the New Year!
During the holiday season, it ... Views: 27
Friendships have an enormous affect on your health and level of success. The people whom you spend your most time, energy and focus on will have a strong influence on not only how you see yourself and also how you see the world. They also influence your self-esteem, attitudes and what level of ... Views: 35
With the New Year just around the corner, the environment is abuzz with celebrations. It’s all fun and frolic, excitement and anticipation. People like to celebrate New Year in their own way, some party hard, and some just relax with close friends and family at their home.
Gifting is one of ... Views: 28
One of the most popular subjects today is about developing Positive Relationships. In order to develop a Positive Relationship, it is important to identify the boundaries of relationships.
So what I think is important is to identify what is a toxic relationship. Because this will be the ... Views: 44
If someone was to think about what their friends are like, they may start to think about how supportive they are. These are then going to be the kind of people who are life-affirming, and it could then be said that that they have the right people in their life.
On one ... Views: 21
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, each of these 9 Hollywood powerhouse celebrity couples make a team that’s not easy to beat. With all eyes on them — and all ears on what’s the latest with their status — these A-listers are a crowd darling!
#9: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth
The on-and-off-and-on ... Views: 36
If the time has come to celebrate the special day the two of you came together as a couple, you would be definitely looking for what you can get as an Anniversary gift for boyfriend. No matter what duration of anniversary you are celebrating, there will already be pressure coming up as the day ... Views: 21
Women would often claim that buying gifts for men are more challenging than buying gifts for women. But no matter how hard the task is, when it comes to a special occasion like a birthday or time to celebrate a special milestone in your relationship, you would want to be able to find the perfect ... Views: 17
What attracts us to a soul a mate is varied and depends on a lot of things among which is the person’s ability to make you feel loved or one whose sight alone sets your emotions jerking and set on fire. However often times, those quality we see and admire in our partner at the later stage of our ... Views: 31
Majority of men despite being in relationship for a long period do not know how to satisfy their women in bed. Some don’t even care to find out. They want a woman just to satisfy their carnal desire and nothing more. It is very frustrating for a woman to be in relationship with a man who hardly ... Views: 30
People always talk about having separation anxiety when their loved ones go on extended holidays or get assigned to work in far-flung areas. But what many don't realize is that humans are not the only creatures that can experience this feeling. Dogs also develop separation anxiety, and it can ... Views: 27
People always talk about having separation anxiety when their loved ones go on extended holidays or get assigned to work in far-flung areas. But what many don't realize is that humans are not the only creatures that can experience this feeling. Dogs also develop separation anxiety, and it can ... Views: 25
While one can share their life with people who support them, they can also be in a different position. As a result of this, the people they are closest to could be the ones who hold them back.
When one has people around them are able to support them, their life is going to be ... Views: 28
While someone can be in a position where they are around people who they can open up to, there is also the chance that this is not the case. When one can relate to the former, it could be how their life has been for as long as they can remember.
Having said that, there is also the chance ... Views: 31
If you are not one of those young guys into the dating game only for the sexual pleasures but among those who are after lasting relationship that could lead to marriage, you would want a partner who would want the same. You would need a girl after your own heart in the way you are after ... Views: 25
Are you having a crush on someone and never wanted him to know? For most ladies, this is always the case. You have probably done all you could not to let him know, but all to no avail. In the end he knows and you are surprised he has not come up to proclaim same feelings. It just still feels ... Views: 35
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
July 11, 2016
Do you allow others to dump their negativity - their complaints, judgments, anger, self-centeredness and sense of entitlement - onto you?
Carmen, a client of mine, told me at the end of one of her sessions, "I'm no longer willing to be a trash can ... Views: 27
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
July 04, 2016
Are you giving love to your partner or others for the joy of giving, or are you giving to get love, attention or approval?
I received the following email, asking for my help:
"Hi, my name is Adam. I am living with my parents and I'm thinking of ... Views: 35
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
July 18, 2016
If your relationships are challenging, you might want to gain awareness and understanding of the taker-caretaker relationship system.
As we all know, relationships are generally very challenging, and one of the reasons is that we bring into our ... Views: 26