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
Teenagers not only act out in rebellious ways. Sometimes they actually have real teenage problems. As parents, we have to learn how to help. I have three sons, one which is an adult now, and two others who are teenagers. I have learned that they have real teenage problems. This doesn’t mean they have attitudes, although they do, it means they have pressing issues just like the rest of us. The truth is, we’ve been looking at teenage problems from the wrong perspective. Common issues
Honesty is the best policy because it takes a thousand lies to cover a lie. Sometimes it's not worth it in certain situations. It doesn't seem like a big problem to say a little white lie, but in the long run, it brings a lot of pain and hurt. This is why honesty is the best policy. How do we identify an honest person? Honesty is the best policy since being honest is authentic and objective. It expresses respect for yourself and for others. What