Relationships

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5 Signs You Have a Fear of Intimacy (and What Could Be Hiding Behind It)

By | 2018-02-21T23:38:38+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Inspirational, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

People often pin the failure of a relationship on a fear of intimacy. But what does this actually mean? Fear of intimacy is often mistaken for the inability to be close to a romantic or sexual partner. However, a fear of intimacy is actually a social phobia and anxiety disorder where you are afraid of being close to another human being - be it a partner, friend or family member. Defining a fear of intimacy is one thing, but working out if you suffer from

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5 Reasons Trust in a Relationship Is Important (and How We Can Cultivate It)

By | 2018-02-19T21:44:17+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Trust in a relationship is an essential part of any partnership. But if I asked you what was most important in a relationship you would say, love. Of course, love is important. Loving someone makes us feel connected and valued, so where does trust come into it? According to the Relationships Surveys Indicators 2011, lack of trust is one of the top four reasons for relationship breakdowns. Trust is the starting point and basis from which we can build and grow as couples. If we

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You Have Found Your Life Partner If You Can Relate to These 8 Things

By | 2018-02-12T21:19:05+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

The journey to finding a life partner can often be challenging. There are highs and lows, heartbreaks and often lots and lots of first dates. But despite the ups and downs, the search for a life partner is often seen as the most important task in our lives. We sacrifice a lot to find ‘the one’ and we will go to extraordinary lengths to make relationships work. Unfortunately, most people have experienced thinking that they’ve met their true life partner only to be disappointed later

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What Is an Emotional Affair and How to Recognize If Your Partner Has One

By | 2018-02-08T21:48:54+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

An emotional affair can be just as dangerous and destructive to a relationship as a physical one. It is a sign that your partner feels unfulfilled in the relationship as it currently stands. There are, however, distinct differences between an emotional affair and a physical affair, which is the reason that people react to them differently. Many see emotional affairs as simply a symptom of a problem within the relationship rather than actually cheating, but either way, it means there is an issue that needs

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What is The True Definition of Love According to The Buddha?

By | 2018-02-07T14:33:47+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

The word love is used lightly in so many different circumstances. However, the true definition of love challenges us to dig deeper. I remember so many levels of understanding in life while I was searching for the true definition of love. I thought about the young love that I experienced as a teenager and wondered how much I had changed since then. Then, I think about love throughout my twenties and thirties and I recognize the differences between how I felt then as opposed to

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5 Signs Getting Married Is More Important for You Than Genuine Happiness

By | 2018-02-06T20:32:29+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Many people dream of getting married from a young age. There is still a huge societal pressure to tie the knot, whether you're single or in a relationship. Could the idea of getting married be getting in the way of your happiness? If you're single and heading towards thirty, you'll know it's near impossible to attend a family function without someone inquiring about when you're getting married. But is marriage more important to you than being genuinely happy?  Are you worried that if you remain single

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All Healthy Relationships Have These 9 Traits. Are You in One?

By | 2018-02-01T10:03:54+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Social life|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re in a healthy relationship, you will know by the characteristics displayed. There are certain traits which define your partnership. In case you didn’t know, perfect relationships do not exist. However, healthy relationships do, and with the right balance, you can have a healthy relationship. Yes, it’s possible to cultivate a great union with your mate. Now pay attention, because a relationship has the ability to make your life better or worse, and that’s the key to understanding what works and what causes problems.

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3 Kinds of False Friends That Should Have No Place in Your Life

By | 2018-01-22T01:57:07+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , |

Discover more about the psychology of false friends. Find out how to clean up your life and gain respect in this fast-paced world! Friends are an integral element in the success or failure of a person. This is one of the reasons why it is important to recognize false friends in your life. It is a common belief that a person can be judged by their friends who are basically their closest people apart from their parents or special someone. Hence, a good friend is

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