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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 The withdrawn partner tends to

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,

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 Thinking about Your Ex? 5 No-Nonsense Things to Do

By |2019-12-24T23:01:45+03:00December 24th, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Whether you’ve just gone through a breakup or lost an important friend, the grief you feel is very real and can seem to last forever if you stay focused on someone. Sometimes, you just can't stop thinking about your ex-friend or lover who is not a part of your life anymore. The fact is, breakups and losing friends is a painful but inevitable part of life and one that we all must learn how to navigate with finesse and skill. Here are five tips for

5 Signs of a Power Imbalance in Your Relationship and What to Do

By |2019-12-13T19:52:57+03:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

A power imbalance can be a dangerous thing in a relationship. Unfortunately, they will affect almost any couple as sharing your life with someone can be tricky. If there are love and care in a relationship, these power imbalances can be easy to address. Here are five of the most common signs of a power imbalance and what to do about them to save your relationship. 1. They don’t take your feelings into account when making decisions When you’re in a relationship, decisions that affect

6 Examples of Negging in Relationships and How to Deal with It

By |2019-12-11T12:04:36+03:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Emotional manipulation can also be seen as negging. There are many examples of negging which can damage your self-esteem. It seems there’s never a shortage of manipulative behavior. Although people are basically good, they are also selfish because not all people who use manipulative tactics have a personality or mental disorder. Some just want to get the upper hand. There are many examples of manipulative behavior including the act of negging. If you’re like me, this is a new word for toxic behavior. What is

7 Traits of an Interdependent Relationship and How It Differs from Codependence

By |2019-12-01T20:05:46+03:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , |

Do you have an interdependent relationship with your partner, or is it codependent? Both types of relationships imply reliance, but one is less healthy than the other. This article explains interdependent relationships and how they stand apart from codependent ones. The knowledge will make yours less of a headache to manage. What is an interdependent relationship? Strictly defined, an interdependent, secure relationship between two people exists if one or both of them provide the finances while the other or both of them attend to domestic