With constant pressure to live up to other people’s expectations, we are quick to forget the important things in life. The rise of social media and constant connection to other people has made us now more than ever attuned to what society wants from us. We focus on how others look, how others act, and what others achieve and forget the important things in life. Expectations placed on us from society make it difficult to remember what is truly meaningful. Some may not even realize
Resentment in marriage is a dangerous and toxic thing, dealing with it is the only way to get past it. Resentment lies quietly under the radar but rears its ugly head when you least expect it. It can slowly erode your relationship from the inside out. But, resentment in marriage is not a death sentence. There are ways of dealing with it that can save your relationship and cure the problem. To deal with resentment, it’s important to know why it is so dangerous and
Failed marriage - If you have recently divorced after many years of marriage, or if you know someone who has, you are not alone. Late separations, sometimes called gray divorce, are increasing. Why do couples have failed marriage after a long life together? What can be done to avoid them? The leading causes of failed marriage among married couples for the last few decades are the following: They slowly but gradually drift apart Late divorce rarely occurs because of an unexpected happening, says Stan Tatkin,
As a parent, how can you know when peer pressure has adverse effects on your teen? And most importantly, how to protect them from it? Parenting can be a daunting task with trying to juggle everything in life plus raise children to be good people. Peer pressure and its effects can play an important role in your teen’s present as well as future life. For some of you, the teenage years of your children may just be a small stretch away. And boy has the
China is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. That it has seen the development of ancient Chinese inventions isn't surprising. Chinese inventions receive little mention in texts, although they have shaped the world as we know it. We explain why and introduce some of them in this article. 15 Ancient Chinese Inventions That Are Still Used Today The inventions mentioned below are commonplace, so you may be surprised that they were in existence so long ago. Innovation was the trademark of ancient Chinese
How to stop being controlling is in indeed a question begging for relevant answers out there since being controlled by a partner can injure our self-esteem. For many of us, ladies, when it comes to our husbands we really need to learn how to stop being controlling. We have an unconscious tinkle in our heads that says, I’m better than him, I'll help him improve or become better. Sometimes, we just feel competent to teach our husbands how to talk to the children, the way
Jealousy can be a constant worry, can take over one’s life and we can refer to a lot of different psychology of jealousy situations and behaviors. For Ellen Berscheid (an American social psychologist), jealousy would have to do with the interdependence of lovers. In her psychology of jealousy theory of interdependent emotion, she explains that as soon as a relationship between two people is permanent, there is dependence between these two people. Both members of the couple have common goals and/or rely on each other.
Do you feel like passionate love has died in your relationship? It’s okay, there are ways to rekindle the feelings you had before. It took a while for me to understand how passionate love works. Although many people assume that the feelings you have for someone will last a lifetime, what they fail to see is that feelings transform. This doesn’ t mean that feelings change into something worse or better. Like passionate love changing into endearing love, feelings just mature. However, with the right