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

Unhappy Marriage Signs Which May Not Be Easy To Spot

By |2019-01-21T21:05:25+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Unhappy marriage signs are what some never envisage for their marriage. When a couple gets married, they usually aspire to do so for life - or at least for a long time. Sometimes your desire is fulfilled, but in others, everything goes overboard simply because of unhappy marriage signs and the relationship that was once promising, unfortunately, comes to an end. What did I do wrong? What is not wrong? These are questions that surely cross the mind of at least one of the members

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What The Psychology Of Jealousy Reveals About Relationships

By |2019-02-20T18:32:01+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Relationships, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Jealousy can be a constant worry, can take over one’s life and we can refer to a lot of different psychology of jealousy situations and behaviors. For Ellen Berscheid (an American social psychologist), jealousy would have to do with the interdependence of lovers. In her psychology of jealousy theory of interdependent emotion, she explains that as soon as a relationship between two people is permanent, there is dependence between these two people. Both members of the couple have common goals and/or rely on each other.

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How to Keep Passionate Love Alive in a Marriage or Long-Term Relationship

By |2019-01-10T20:15:11+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you feel like passionate love has died in your relationship?  It’s okay, there are ways to rekindle the feelings you had before. It took a while for me to understand how passionate love works. Although many people assume that the feelings you have for someone will last a lifetime, what they fail to see is that feelings transform. This doesn’ t mean that feelings change into something worse or better. Like passionate love changing into endearing love, feelings just mature. However, with the right

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Why Family Meals Are Important and Three Ways to Make Them Fun

By |2019-01-08T21:05:46+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Food and Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

It is easy to underestimate the importance of family meals, especially when getting everyone together can be a challenge. For many parents, the phrase family meals can be intimidating. Young children rarely want to sit at the table during meal times, and busy schedules make it hard to find the time. Parents are constantly on the go, so finding the time and energy to wrestle everyone together feels like an impossible task. Yet, family meals are incredibly important. It can sometimes be the only time a

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8 Signs of a Controlling Husband and How to Deal with Him

By |2019-01-07T18:16:49+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes signs of a controlling husband are not so easy to spot. But if you ignore them, you might find yourself in an abusive and toxic relationship. When we think of domestic violence, we often have a vision of a couple where one partner is cruel, unloving, and has substance abuse problems. This could never happen to us, we might say! But this couldn't be farther from the truth. Domestic violence can sneak up on any relationship, including a possessive relationship. For this reason, it

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Interpersonal Relationship Skills You Are Going to Need in Life

By |2019-01-05T20:52:26+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why do we need interpersonal relationship skills? There are certain things we all need to survive this life. Of course, the core basics such as food and shelter are a given. But over time and as civilization has developed, these necessities of life have grown from simple things. Now, there are so many more duties and responsibilities we are required to fulfill. For example, it is necessary to support ourselves, to hold a job that pays our bills, and to do well in our social

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Attachment Disorder in Adults: Causes, Signs and Ways to Heal

By |2019-01-03T22:04:43+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Attachment disorder in adults typically starts during our most formative years in childhood. It can be due to poor attachments to our mothers and fathers, which can include poor parenting or separation such as divorce or death. It can also be due to physical or sexual abuse. We learn from our primary caregivers how to form meaningful relationships so if they, for whatever reason, are poor examples, it’s no wonder we struggle when we are older. Adult attachment disorder in adults can show up in

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10 Causes of Parental Depression and How to Cope with it

By |2018-12-31T12:45:18+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Parental depression negatively affects both parents and children. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. In 2016, it was estimated that about 16 million adults in the US reported experiencing at least one major depressive disorder in the previous year, including parental depression. That translates to about 6.7% of all U.S. adults. More concerning, though, is the fact that at least 15 million children in the United States alone (one in five)

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