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7 Signs You Have Commitment Phobia and What Are the Possible Causes

By | 2017-12-10T00:49:42+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Commitment phobia could be to blame if you struggle to form healthy long-term relationships. Check the signs below to know for sure. Forming meaningful relationships comes naturally to most people, but for some it is difficult. There can be many reasons why some of us find relationships hard to maintain, but if the problem is actually staying in the relationship itself, this is a sign of commitment phobia. Those who have a commitment phobia feel real anxiety about remaining in a long-term relationship. They are

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5 Signs You Have Unrealistic Marriage Expectations That Stem From Your Childhood

By | 2017-12-06T23:52:42+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

The biggest reason marriages fail is due to unrealistic marriage expectations. We want perfection, and that’s exactly what we will not get! I’ve been married twice now. I have learned so many things about being a wife – I know what works and I know what does not prove effective. One thing is for certain, I also fell victim to marriage expectations, and boy was I disappointed. Let’s face the facts Nothing in this life is permanent, and by all means, nothing is perfect. From

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What Is Stonewalling and How It Could Be Secretly Ruining Your Relationship

By | 2017-12-03T22:13:56+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

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

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How to Deal With Jealous Friends in Your Life

By | 2017-12-01T20:32:09+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Before you learn how to deal with jealous friends, you must become acquainted with the green-eyed monster. He’s not a fictional character! Boy, am I jealous! I must admit, and I must not write this post from an objective standpoint. Just like with my other pieces, I must share what I know from either an antagonist or protagonist point of view. This time, I am the green-eyed monster that loses control with my emotions, but I’m not the only one. If you want to know

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6 Signs You Are Overthinking Relationships Too Much (and How to Stop)

By | 2017-11-30T21:56:58+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Too much analyzing can be damaging to both your relationship and your mental health. Are you overthinking relationships too much? I have a friend who analyses everything, from conversations, text messages to looks she receives, it’s absolutely exhausting. I understand that as human beings it was extremely important to our survival that we quickly analyzed situations, but let’s face it, this is the 21st century. There are no saber-toothed tigers lurking in the jungle and most of us (thankfully) have what we need in life.

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When Life Gets Hard, People with These 6 Traits Are Those You Can Rely on

By | 2017-11-28T21:03:26+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , |

Everyone is suffering when life gets hard, and nothing helps get you through the tough times better than someone you can truly rely on. Someone that knows how to make you smile through the tears and pick you up when you are down. The difficult thing is finding the right person to lean on. Sometimes even the best of friends can abandon us when life gets hard and we need them the most, or prove themselves to be someone who can’t be trusted. Finding the

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What these 11 Couple Sleeping Positions Reveal About A Relationship

By | 2017-11-26T21:14:57+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Did you know that couple sleeping positions say a lot about the state of a relationship? Your subconscious mind decides how you sleep with your partner. Therefore, your body language, a result of your unconscious activity may say more about your relationship than you realize. Gain insight into your relationship from these couple sleeping positions. What These 11 Couple Sleeping Positions Say About Your Relationship According to relationship gurus like Patti Wood and Paul Rosenblatt, these positions reveal how well you relate to your partner.

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8 Signs You Have Relationship Anxiety (and How to Deal with It)

By | 2017-11-24T00:41:49+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Not to worry, there is such a thing as relationship anxiety. This could be the reason why you cannot find peace in your partnership. Relationship anxiety is not a new issue. In fact, this type of anxiety has been around since the beginning of time, no really. Up until now, however, most people just thought they were going crazy or acting irrationally when dealing with love and it’s concepts. Jealousy, anger, and even sadness can all be direct results of triggers from past experiences. Here’s

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