Relationships

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How to Handle Relationship Arguments Without Distancing Yourself from Your Significant Other

By | 2017-10-23T20:43:32+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Nothing gets as heated as relationship arguments. Romantic couples need to find ways to disagree without creating division. I’ve been in my fair share of relationship arguments, and most of the time they resorted to negative words that fueled anger on both sides. Yes, it's gotten pretty ruthless at times between my intimate partner and me. I'm not alone either. Most people find this type of warfare to be normal. I'm not defending this sort of behavior. Honestly, it's pretty childish. But, so many times,

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If You Are Dating an Introvert, Here are 5 Things You Should Know

By | 2017-10-21T00:51:44+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Introverts have a bad reputation when it comes to relationships and friendships. If you are dating an introvert, there are some things you should know. Introverts are often seen as shy and unsure of themselves, making them difficult to develop a relationship with, when in reality they are usually the opposite. The term ‘introvert’ refers to someone who is not as outgoing or outlandish in social situations and they usually tend to prefer closer social situations with those they feel comfortable around. To some, this

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How to Recognize a Narcissistic Friend in Your Life

By | 2017-10-18T20:17:39+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Social life|Tags: , , , , , , |

You’ve heard of narcissistic intimate relationships that cause all sorts of trouble, but what about that narcissistic friend? There are numerous articles which talk about narcissistic intimate relationships – you can use the signs to discover if your husband or wife is actually a toxic person. But many people never even think about close friends as being narcissistic. A narcissistic friend can also make your life less than savory, in fact, they can make things worse instead of better when you confide in them. Are

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How to Deal With Toxic People in a Mentally Strong Way

By | 2017-10-13T19:46:57+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

You can cry or you can get angry, but none of these will work. There are better ways of learning how to deal with toxic people, trust me. This is how I learned to deal with toxic people. I'm ashamed to admit that it took decades of my life to learn how to deal with toxic people in a healthy manner. My first reaction was to examine, and then ultimately, blame myself for what my partner, the narcissist, was doing. This toxic person in my

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10 Signs of a Controlling Relationship You Should Never Ignore

By | 2017-10-06T20:27:01+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Relationships can be complicated at the best of times, but there are some relationships that can turn toxic. How to recognize a controlling relationship? This can sneak up on you, or it could happen all at once, but once it happens it can be detrimental to both partners in the relationship, and to those around them. All relationships can be at risk of turning toxic, no matter the age, gender or sexual orientation, so you need to be aware of the signs of a controlling

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10 Questions to Ask to Deepen Your Connection with Someone

By | 2017-10-02T20:37:42+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are some thought-provoking questions to ask when you seek to deepen your connection with a person, especially if it is a romantic partner. Whether you have been with a partner for ten months or ten years, you can always find yourself finding out more about them and feeling closer in the relationship. You may know their favorite food, their favorite color and everything else that there is to know, but there is always more that you can find out, and it keeps the relationship

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10 Ways to Say I Love You Which Are Better Than Saying the Words Themselves

By | 2017-09-30T20:34:28+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Saying the ‘L’ word in a relationship is a big step that moves it from dating to serious. There also are ways to say I love you without saying a word. The longer you are in a relationship, though, the more you will have said the words ‘I love you.’ Sometimes it can feel as though it doesn’t have the same power that it did the first time you said it, even though your feelings may have grown and become more powerful since then. Sometimes

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4 Types of People That Make Great Friends, According to the Buddha

By | 2017-09-28T20:39:35+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

What makes great friends? Different people can give different answers to this question. Here is what the Buddha said about true friendship. “Young man, be aware of these four good-hearted friends: the helper, the friend who endures in good times and bad, the mentor, and the compassionate friend.” The Buddha, or The Enlightened One, was to a large clan called the Shakyas. Throughout his adult years, he created many sutras for humankind to learn from so that they, too, could eventually achieve enlightenment. Above all,

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