Parental Alienation: Signs, Causes and Long-Term Effects

Parental alienation describes a process through which a child becomes estranged from a parent as the result of the psychological manipulation of another parent. The child's estrangement may manifest itself as fear, disrespect or hostility toward the parent, and may extend to additional relatives or parties. The child's estrangement is disproportionate to any acts or conduct attributable to the alienated parent. Parental alienation…

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5 Things Clingy People Do and How to Recognize And Deal with Them

Some people are not always easy to deal with, and it can be hard to know exactly what constitutes clingy and hard to deal with it. No one wants to be the clingy one in a relationship, nor do they want to deal with this type of people. It can be hard to know what to do or how to deal with clingy…

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What Is Secure Attachment & How to Promote It in Your Relationship

Secure attachment develops in childhood. This means that adult relationships either thrive or struggle according to how we were raised. From an early age, we learn to develop relationships with other people in our lives. These relationships can either be secure or insecure attachments depending on how we are treated. It starts with our parents who reinforce our attachment by how they raise…

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6 Signs You Have Dismissive Avoidant Attachment and How It Affects Your Relationships

The dismissive avoidant attachment personality is more common in today’s relationships than we may think. Are you this type of person? As I read about this behavior, I started to realize more and more that this could be me, well, at least some of the characteristics. I started to notice the After failed relationships and marriages, I began to pull away from intimacy…

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11 Signs You Have Insecure Attachment & How It Ruins Your Relationships

An individual who has insecure attachment is likely to have various problems in their romantic relationships. How to recognize if you have an insecure attachment style and stop it from ruining your relationships? We are all genetically programmed to search for affection and care, and the people who offer us love become the most important part of our lives. In this way, a…

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7 Causes of Feeling Unwanted Which Have Roots in Your Childhood

If you’re feeling unwanted, it could be more than moodiness. These feelings could derive from a childhood event thought to be long forgotten. Feeling unwanted doesn't always come from being loved incorrectly. Sometimes feeling unwanted or unloved comes from the inability to feel love. Sometimes it stems from unhealthy social interactions or feelings of incompetence. There are so many reasons why a person…

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3 Types of Attachment Issues and How They Could Be Ruining Your Love Life

If you have problems with your love life that seem to occur time and time again, you might have attachment issues that arise from your childhood. To find out if you have attachment issues, first of all, you need to explore your childhood and your relationships with your parents. No, we are not going into deep psychotherapy with you, but how you grew…

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How Being Attached to Wrong Things Prevents Us from Seeing the Truth about Life

We are attached to so many temporary things in our life. This stops us from seeing the truth about the nature of our existence. It has always amazed me the amount of energy and sacrifice people will put out for something they want because they think it will make them happy. They will get up early, drive through traffic and work hard all…

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4 Attachment Styles and How They Govern Your Relationships

Insecure attachment styles prevent a person from forming healthy emotional connections. What attachment style do you have? Do you try to start new relationships but come up blank? Is finding friends difficult for you? Do you have trouble relating to your business associates? Some people feel that health and well-being are the keys to happiness. Others believe that a person's joy stems from…

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Reboot Your Life: 20 Mental Barriers You Should Let Go Of

You are in an imaginary hot air balloon. It’s just you and all of your belongings in the wicker basket. Something went wrong and you are losing altitude fast. You will hit the ground in less than ten minutes if you don’t come up with something quick. The only immediate solution is to get rid of excess weight and throw off at least half…

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