5 Signs of Demand-Withdrawal Patterns in a Relationship

By |2020-02-22T16:58:39+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 The withdrawn partner tends to

Parental Alienation: Signs, Causes and Long-Term Effects

By |2020-02-22T17:26:05+03:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 can occur in any family unit but is believed to occur most often within the context of family separation, particularly when legal

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

By |2020-02-16T21:32:46+03:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

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 and build the world of “me” as a security blanket. Yes, I could have a dismissive avoidant attachment, and I am not

All Unhappy Relationships Share These 10 Traits – Are You in One?

By |2019-10-05T20:45:26+03:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Not recognizing the traits that all unhappy relationships have could keep us in a partnership that is bad and even damaging for our self-esteem. It is vitally important that we learn to see these traits for what they are and understand why they are present in all unhappy relationships. We ought to know immediately if we are in an unhappy relationship, but sometimes, because we are too invested or involved with the other person, we miss the tell-tale traits. Here are ten traits that are

10 Signs Your Partner Has an Avoidant Attachment Style and How to Deal with Them

By |2020-02-01T14:01:34+03:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Does your partner's avoidant attachment style rattle your nerves? It's frustrating when someone is unresponsive to your attempts at bonding or kindness. You may suspect that your significant other has an avoidant attachment style but aren't sure. Here are the signs that he or she does and how to deal with them. What Is an Avoidant Attachment Style? Avoidant Attachment sounds like an oxymoron, but we should understand the words in the literal sense. They mean, as suggested, to avoid becoming attached emotionally. People with

Avoidance Behavior: Why It’s a Relationship Killer and How to Deal with It

By |2020-02-01T14:00:42+03:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

You know how you distance yourself in relationships from fear of being rejected? Yes, that’s one form of avoidance. 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 to try and figure out why the relationship suddenly became an awkward establishment. Avoidance behavior is

Avoidance of Health Issues Is Not a Viable Option – Here Is Why

By |2020-05-16T23:39:28+03:00March 25th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Many people will simply avoid seeking medical advice for their health issues if they are concerned that the condition in question is either embarrassing or dangerous. By refusing to confront the problem, they believe they won’t have to deal with the prognosis. Unfortunately, health issues simply don’t work that way. Whether you are embarrassed or scared, it is best to learn more about the condition you may have as well as treatment possibilities before it becomes unmanageable. Potential STD Thinking you may have a sexually