Although you may not actually realise it, you (and your partner) have been guilty of stonewalling one another at one point in your relationship. It is something that we all do from time to time and don't see it as being particularly bad, but the effects it can have on a relationship are much more serious than you may have thought. Let's discuss what stonewalling actually is first, then look at why it could be ruining your relationship. What Actually Is Stonewalling? You may know
Some of the best romantic movies of all time leave us lost in daydreams. Let’s face it, we love these feel-good pictures. The best romantic movies of all time are some of the only ways to represent true love. Remember those thoughts as a child of meeting the love of your dreams, the princess, the knight in shining armor? Yes, I am sure we’ve all gotten lost in thoughts of fantasy before. Love is an unparalleled emotion and movies about this feeling bring those childhood
There are many factors that need to be considered when deciding to confront somebody and some conflict resolution strategies to do it in a smart way. Conflicts appear all the time, and they are not easily solvable. But it’s much easier when you are use conflict resolution strategies. You have to be courageous and exposed in order to find the key to the problem. Expressing your feelings and emotions is challenging. You have to be calm, but direct, strict, but understanding, firm, but not aggressive.
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
Quiet women often get mistaken as shy or unsure, and this can make them seem undesirable or difficult to get to know. Their cool exterior and calmness can make them appear to be detached and unapproachable. The truth is exactly the opposite. Quiet women are calm and cool under stressful situations and are much more in tuned to the thoughts and feelings of others. They are in full control of their innermost thoughts, feelings, and opinions and have an inner strength that is incomparable to
What if I told you that a well-known pain reliever which we all use when we have a fever or a headache also kills our ability to be empathic? Empathy as we know it is the ability to place oneself in another person’s position so as to understand and/or feel what one is going through. This encompasses different types of emotional states such as having the need to help those suffering as a result of too much care for them and in other circumstances, actually
There are some annoying things some people do that push others away. While some people effortlessly make friends left and right, others have a more difficult time. Are you one of those people who wonder why they can’t seem to keep a friend? It’s possible you have certain traits which others find annoying. Subtle actions may be producing negative tension between you and your friends, without you even realizing it! Here are 8 questions you should ask yourself, along with some tips on reversing negative
Some people have faith that everything happens for a reason, while others are not so sure. Merely thinking about the possibility of this concept can be overwhelming. Your thoughts can spiral out in so many different directions and you can question even the most minute aspects of life; “Did that yellow butterfly just land on the bench for a reason?”. We can’t be certain if every little thing that happens is teaching us a lesson, however, if we choose to find a lesson or an