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10 Signs You Were Raised by Helicopter Parents

By | 2017-08-15T22:15:25+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Helicopter parents are those moms or dads who take excessive interest in the lives of their children and an overprotective take on their safety. It basically describes a parent who has a tendency to hover over their child… well, like a helicopter at any given moment.  Whether it’s to do with school work or experiences, the helicopter parents are the parents who are always there, and sometimes are there a

5 Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship and What to Do about It

By | 2017-08-14T21:07:04+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Codependent behaviour is a dysfunction within a relationship that is one-sided. What are the signs of a codependent relationship? The main symptoms are one-half of the relationship relying solely on the other to provide almost all of their emotional needs and self-esteem. In more extreme cases, this can lead to one-half of the relationship enabling and even supporting the other’s irresponsible or addictive behaviours. There are a number of symptoms

10 Signs You Are Dealing with an Attention Seeker

By | 2017-08-12T21:12:45+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Social life|Tags: , , , , |

An attention seeker is someone who acts solely in a way that is geared towards garnering the attention of other people. The attention they get makes them feel better about themselves, boosts their self-esteem, and it doesn’t matter if that attention is good or bad. Some people can’t help but seek attention, and they can mistake it for earning people’s respect. However, some attention seekers are willing to sink to

Avoidance Behavior: Everything you Need to Know About This Relationship Killer

By | 2017-08-11T20:49:59+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , |

You know how you distance yourself in relationships from fear of being rejected? Yes, that’s one form of Avoidance behavior. There are healthy relationships and then there are dysfunctional ones as well. Then there is something in between these two, which creates a tense atmosphere of uncertainty. Something called avoidance behavior can make otherwise perfectly healthy relationships suddenly take a sharp turn. This leaves partners and friends in confusion, left

7 Signs You Are in a Karmic Relationship

By | 2017-07-23T13:08:22+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Often times karmic relationships get confused with soulmates, however, they are actually much different. While both karmic lovers and soulmates are people whom you feel deep connections with, only soulmates are meant to spend your life with you. Karmic relationships, on the other hand, are meant to be intense yet brief. Entering your life only to teach you a lesson, and then often leaving as quickly as they came. Here are

8 Reasons A Nerdy Girl Is the Best Girlfriend

By | 2017-06-28T21:04:25+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There are many different types of women out there, but when it comes to girlfriends nerdy girls are hands down the best. Here are 8 reasons why you should date a nerdy girl. When you choose a girlfriend it always behooves you to look past shallow aspects such as image. Your relationship will be much stronger when you date someone who you connect with on many levels, someone you consider a

It Turns out, There Are Just 6 Relationship Types

By | 2017-07-20T14:50:11+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Love comes in all shapes and sizes, but did you know that you can categorize most love stories into six relationship types? Have you ever thought about what type of relationship you are in? Of course, everybody has their own experiences with love, likely both good and bad. It’s a smart idea to recognize what relationship types you are involved in. Once you are able to distinguish this, you can

5 Defense Mechanisms That Are Killing Your Relationship

By | 2017-07-17T18:50:33+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As human beings, we use defense mechanisms from time to time whether we realize it or not. This is fine...until it starts getting in the way of your relationships. Defense mechanisms are psychological techniques that we use unconsciously to cope with things like stress and anxiety. For example, if something highly traumatic in happens in your life you may mentally block out the memory without trying. These mechanisms are something we

8 Brutally Honest Truths No One Told You about Relationships with Other People

By | 2017-07-14T11:08:07+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

There are some brutally honest truths you should know about other people, or order to have a healthy relationship. I believe I’ve been in my fair share of relationships, be it intimate relationships, friendships or even family situations. I can tell you right now, it’s not what it looks like in the movies, magazines or even what you see on the streets. There is a raw truth which lies beneath

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