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Some advice on how to establish social connections, build relationships with other people and communicate effectively

Authoritarian Parenting: Things Authoritarian Parents Do and How It Affects Children

By |2018-11-22T21:19:39+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

What is authoritarian parenting? The article defines behaviors and attitudes associated with this style and explores the long-term effects it has on a child. Everyone has their own unique approach to parenting. However, psychologists have identified a classification system that distinguishes between the most common parenting styles: neglectful, permissive, authoritative and authoritarian parenting. In this article, we are going to concentrate on authoritarian parenting. We will consider the defining behaviors and attitudes associated with this style, and consider its long-term effects on a child. The

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6 Subtle Ways an Unhappy Marriage Affects You and Your Children

By |2018-11-21T20:07:50+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

A happy marriage can improve life. On the other hand, an unhappy marriage can leave scars on both you and your children. Again, I can speak first hand on what it’s like to be in an unhappy marriage. I was in an unhappy marriage for 20 years. This means that all three of my children witnessed the good and the bad included in that union. Psychology says that the first 7 years of a child’s life is the most impressionable. So, with that information, can

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6 Most Important Speed Dating Questions You Should Make Sure to Ask

By |2018-11-20T20:53:51+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Speed dating questions aim to quickly find the things you have in common with another person. For this reason, it’s important to ask the right questions. There’s something especially charming and thrilling about speed dating. The settings, the quick interactions and the knowledge that you’re all there for the same purpose can certainly enhance the communication. Asking the right speed dating questions can help you make the most of it. If you like speed dating, you’re not alone. Research suggests that you can indeed “click”

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Top 10 Perfect Gifts for Him to Celebrate an Important Milestone

By |2018-11-17T15:01:20+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Inspirational, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

The below list of the perfect gifts for him will help you make a special occasion even more special for your man. Every moment is an excellent occasion for gifts, but anniversaries and birthdays are for something more unique. If you struggle with finding the right gift for your man, check out our list of the top 10 perfect gifts for him. Finding presents for girls is much simpler. Every lady will be excited to get some clothes, makeup, and cosmetics, or shoes together with

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Why Healthy Boundaries in Relationships Are Important and How to Set Them

By |2018-11-13T20:26:29+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Boundaries in relationships are key for success, but setting them can be difficult. It’s easy to get overwhelmed when a relationship starts. When someone captivates us, we tend to spend as much time as we can with him or her. As the relationship grows, we want to show them different parts of our lives and introduce them to friends and family. This can blur the lines between our lives and theirs, leading us to feel overwhelmed and slightly suffocated. Why are boundaries in relationships so

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How to Reply to a Compliment When You Are an Introvert Who Hates Praise

By |2018-11-10T20:35:17+00:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: Career, Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement, Social life|Tags: , , , , , |

When praise makes you cringe, it can be really hard to know how to reply to a compliment without coming across as awkward or rude. Knowing how to reply to a compliment properly is a great tool in your personal and professional life. Proper receipt of compliments shows that you know you are good at your job without seeming over-confident. The trick is to receive a compliment graciously without seeming uncomfortable or overconfident, but this isn’t always easy… especially for introverts. What’s the deal with

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Anxiety and Relationships: 5 Ways People with Anxiety Love Differently

By |2018-11-07T20:05:50+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

The truth about anxiety and relationships is a hard truth. Those who suffer from anxiety love in different ways than others. I wish to speak to you from a place of personal knowledge. I have anxiety, and for me, anxiety and relationships represent one of the most difficult combinations in life. To be honest, I find it easier to navigate complicated city streets. In order to understand anxiety and relationships, unfortunately, you have to endure from one side or the other. Either you have anxiety

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10 Signs of a Selfish Relationship and How It Hinders Your Personal Growth

By |2018-11-06T17:06:28+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Could you be in a selfish relationship without even realizing it? Pay close attention to the signs below, especially if you are in the initial stage of a relationship. Most people enter into a relationship, thinking more about what they can gain from it rather than what they can offer to make it special. A selfish relationship is where this pattern persists and, as a result, hinders the personal development of one or both partners. The purpose of a relationship is not to have another

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