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5 Signs of Demand-Withdrawal Patterns That Ruin Your Relationship & What to Do

By |2020-01-24T21:39:33+03:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

There are unhealthy powerplay habits that happen in relationships. They’re called demand-withdrawal patterns. This has become a serious problem. There are various reasons why marriages don’t work. One of those reasons is something called the demand-withdrawal pattern. This strange dynamic reduces each person to a role that rarely changes. Who’s demanding and who’s withdrawing? The demanding person in the relationship is usually the one who complains, requests changes, and continually tries to communicate, not necessarily in the right way, however. The withdrawn partner tends to

What Is Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Does It Work?

By |2020-01-20T22:44:21+03:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Self-Improvement, Social life|Tags: , |

Neuro-linguistic programming or NLP has been a hot topic lately, and it's inspired a great deal of debate. Depending on who you listen to, it's either New Agey pseudo-scientific quackery or a panacea that solves every single social and workplace problem. In spite of all the hype, NLP is neither of these things. In fact, there's a good chance that an overwhelming majority of individuals who claim to practice the techniques are misusing them. Fortunately, even those who don't have any formal training can take

7 Types of Family Conflict and How to Resolve Each

By |2020-01-24T13:56:02+03:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Where there are two or more people, there will be disagreements, family notwithstanding. All of us have to deal with a family conflict at some or many points in our lives. Trite as family disagreements seem, they can be delicate and difficult to manage. So, how do you handle squabbling loved ones? How do you cope when you become embroiled in the conflict yourself? Seven types of family conflict and how to resolve each Note that there are no straight forward solutions to solving in-law

10 Signs You’re Not Ready for Marriage

By |2020-01-24T14:07:06+03:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Maybe you’re not ready for marriage. No matter how much you love each other, it just might be too soon. Marriage is a serious step. It requires dedication and communication skills that most people don’ t have. That is why there are so many divorces.  It’s truly a sad situation when marriages fall apart because marriage was designed to bring two people together for life. But while some are prepared, there are others who are not ready for marriage, and they should wait. What does

Zodiac Signs and Love: What Your Astrological Sign Says about the Way You Love

By |2020-01-20T22:15:21+03:00January 12th, 2020|Categories: Relationships|Tags: |

As you may already know, you could learn a lot about yourself from your zodiac sign - from how intelligent or how sensitive you are to what kind of clothes or shoes are best suited to you according to your sign. Therefore, it makes sense that the dominant personality traits of your zodiac sign would also dictate how you act when you're in love or in a romantic relationship. So, if you're wondering how different zodiac signs show their love and behave in a relationship,

Having Estranged Adult Children Can Be Painful – How to Cope with It

By |2020-01-24T17:36:50+03:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

You raise them, teach them, and give them love, and then suddenly, they’ve grown up into adults and have become estranged children. What happened? The pain of watching your children, one by one, leave the nest is a hurt that I cannot describe. I have three boys, and one is already moved away. I only see him a few times a year, and it’s still incredibly hard. Yes, I have two others still at home, but they are rapidly nearing the age of adulthood. I

7 Things Chronic Cheaters Do in a Relationship and How to Spot Them

By |2020-01-24T18:16:00+03:00January 4th, 2020|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

To cheat once is commonly seen as a mistake. But chronic cheaters never really stop cheating. But you can spot them if you try. I’ve been on both sides of this coin. I’ve cheated and I have been cheated on by others. If I were to go back in time, it would be difficult to sort all the situations. But I do know one thing, I didn’t start the ball rolling. I started with faithfulness, and after being married to a chronic cheater, I cheated

How to Stop Feeling Inferior and Comparing Yourself to Others

By |2020-01-24T20:38:26+03:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

If you’re feeling inferior, I’ve been there, I have an idea what that feels like. But, it’s time to stop and listen. Do you want me to be blunt? Feeling inferior will kill your positive self-esteem. Do you want to know why? Well, sitting around comparing yourself with others is a never-ending cycle. Here’s the hard cold truth. There will always be someone prettier, smarter, and funnier than you. It’s just the way it goes. But you know what, things change, people change and no