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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

7 Unexpected Reasons Why Women Cheat on the Men They Love

By |2019-11-27T21:10:52+03:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

We hear about men cheating all the time, but we don’t hear as much about why women cheat. I think that's very odd. It’s true, we hear so many stories about men and how they cheat on their loving wives. So many of us women even start calling men “dogs” and labeling them all as cheaters. But to be fair, there are probably just as many women who cheat. It’s true, women also step outside the marriage and have flings and even full-fledged affairs. Do

Companionate Love: Probably the Most Durable Yet Rare Type of Love

By |2019-11-24T20:21:43+03:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

We are all searching for love and there are the luckiest among us who find companionate love, the rarest love. Love is one of the most valued concepts in the world. We are all searching for that one special person to spend our lives with. There are many kinds of love in the world, the love we share with friends, with family, and with our partners. Then, there is the rarest form of love: companionate love. It is one of the most durable and intimate

6 Different Types of Attraction Between Men and Women

By |2019-11-11T21:36:41+03:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Strong feelings and love between a man and woman aren't always the same. There are several different types of attraction. I’ve only recently learned that there are several types of attraction between and man and woman. I always just thought you met, fell in love and then you either had your happy ending or you didn’t. If you didn’t, well, that usually ended in divorce. Types of attraction Apparently, there are several types of intense attractions which could all be forms of love, and I

5 Instances When Lying in a Relationship Can Lead to a Breakup

By |2019-11-02T20:44:09+03:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Relationships rely on mutual trust and communication. Lying in a relationship or being untruthful can lead to jealousy, doubt, and distrust. There are some things you should absolutely never lie about, which can be particularly damaging to a healthy relationship. Here are the five top things to avoid lying about in your relationship: 1. How you really feel Especially in a new relationship, it is easy to be swept up in the tide of emotions and excitement and perhaps not be completely truthful about how

White Knight Syndrome That Could Explain Why You Attract the Wrong People

By |2019-11-01T22:18:31+03:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Maybe there’s a reason why you’re not finding Mr. Right. Maybe it’s the white knight syndrome which causes you to pick the wrong partner. As I think back on my early adulthood, I remember many times when I rescued partners in relationships. I gave them money, in which they wasted, I gave them 100% of my energy, even though I think they probably only gave me less than half of that, and I just couldn’t stop coming to the rescue. This didn’t happen in one

6 Unexpected Benefits of Rebounding After a Painful Breakup

By |2019-11-01T17:13:09+03:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Rebounds; we have all been there. But are there benefits of rebounding following the breakdown of a relationship? Every cloud has a silver lining – here are six reasons why: 1. Distraction One of the hardest aspects of a breakup, particularly after a serious or long-term relationship, is mentally accepting that it is time to move on. There can be so many difficult and upsetting aspects to this transitionary period, from possibly moving home, losing friends, letting go of the deep personal connection you may

What Is the Ambivalent Attachment Style and 6 Signs Your Partner Has It

By |2019-10-26T23:48:58+03:00October 26th, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

One of the most stressful characteristics of a relationship is the ambivalent attachment style. You’re either hot or cold, and it's irritating. An ambivalent attitude is strange in its attachment style. One moment you are clingy and the next you want nothing to do with your partner. You cannot decide whether you’re accepted or whether you’re being rejected. Let me tell you, it’s a nightmare if you’ve ever exhibited this form of attachment. If your partner is doing this, I feel for you. The ambivalent