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
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 to vacuum the carpet and negotiate with their colleagues. Meanwhile, we tell ourselves that we are only helping when actually we are injuring our partner's self-esteem.
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
It is easy to underestimate the importance of family meals, especially when getting everyone together can be a challenge. For many parents, the phrase family meals can be intimidating. Young children rarely want to sit at the table during meal times, and busy schedules make it hard to find the time. Parents are constantly on the go, so finding the time and energy to wrestle everyone together feels like an impossible task. Yet, family meals are incredibly important. It can sometimes be the only time a
Why do we need interpersonal relationship skills? There are certain things we all need to survive this life. Of course, the core basics such as food and shelter are a given. But over time and as civilization has developed, these necessities of life have grown from simple things. Now, there are so many more duties and responsibilities we are required to fulfill. For example, it is necessary to support ourselves, to hold a job that pays our bills, and to do well in our social
Attachment disorder in adults typically starts during our most formative years in childhood. It can be due to poor attachments to our mothers and fathers, which can include poor parenting or separation such as divorce or death. It can also be due to physical or sexual abuse. We learn from our primary caregivers how to form meaningful relationships so if they, for whatever reason, are poor examples, it’s no wonder we struggle when we are older. Adult attachment disorder in adults can show up in