Do you think we all have a soulmate or that people are ‘meant’ for each other? Research suggests that searching for romantic love has its downside. Surely there’s nothing wrong with a bit of romance and romantic love in our lives? Well, it all depends on how you view potential partners. Research into relationships has provided an interesting theory. When it comes to potential partners, people fall into two distinct groups. Destiny theorists – Believe in ‘the one’, a soulmate, true love. Growth theorists –
Relationship fights, unlike other confrontations, can be good. It all depends on how much you respect each other in the process. When you think about fighting, you rarely think of positive things, am I right? Well, there is a certain amount of positive feedback which is present in relationship fights, that is if it’s a healthy fight. No one likes to get angry and have a disagreement, but when they do, there should be some amount of growth and strengthening of the union that happens
Love comes in many forms, but there’s a focus on two common types: Unconditional and conditional love. How can we define common beliefs? Some people believe that conditional love is not true love. I do think that is the most common belief. Unconditional love, on the other hand, is seen as supreme love, true love, and relational enlightenment. So, if unconditional love is true love, then what can we say about conditional love? Hidden reasons for conditional love Let me dive further into unconditional love
One of the most important acts in life is to accept responsibility. Learning from an early age makes things much easier. To accept responsibility for your actions is a testament to a quality character. What I mean is, accepting responsibility prevents you from turning into the perpetual victim. It prevents you from growing into a selfish and callous person. The key to accepting responsibility lies in childhood development. Yes, it starts from the beginning. This is where the ability to accept their responsibilities is learned
A drinking problem is one which people who crave alcohol wish they didn't have. Is alcoholism hereditary or is it caused by other factors? Alcohol consumption is dangerous when it becomes excessive. We explore whether alcoholism is hereditary and list the factors that contribute to excessive drinking. This article suggests a few ways to help your loved ones cope with alcoholism as well. What is alcoholism? Alcoholism, or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), refers to a pressing physical need to consume alcohol, regardless of the negative impact
Whether it’s existing to chase your dreams, or aspiring to have a happy home, to have a purpose driven life means to exist with an intent. Beyond the responsibilities of daily life lies the real purpose of living. To have a purpose driven life, you must wake every morning and remember your overall goals. Do you have amazing dreams for your existence? Maybe you live with the sole purpose of finding your one true love. Whatever you’re looking for in life is usually your purpose.
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 us. Love, acceptance, and other traits help cultivate secure attachment. Secure attachments in relationships promote honesty and assertiveness. Unlike anxious attachments, secure
You sip that glass of red wine because you want to relieve some of your troubles, but it doesn't work. What you lack is knowledge about alcohol and anxiety. Many of us are unaware of the impact of their worries on their level of intoxication. Alcohol and anxiety go hand-in-hand, and we explain why. The Link Between Between Alcohol and Anxiety Everyone knows that there is a link between alcohol and anxiety. A study published by Drinkaware showed than 34% of British people drank alcohol