Do You Have Overbearing Parents? 7 Signs & How to Handle Them

You're scared silly when it comes to having Sunday Dinner with your overbearing parents, and dread the off-the-cuff, critical remarks they make. You're not alone. You shouldn't fear your parents since you're an adult. But it's hard to deal with their tight control, even after decades. If you're uncomfortable with how yours relate to you, you'll find this article useful. Why Are Some…

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Signs & Stages of a Narcissistic Relationship: Are You in One?

If you’re in a relationship with a narcissistic person, you will know by the signs. A relationship like this will drain you. The narcissistic relationship can be explained by first understanding what it is and where it comes from. Narcissism comes from a surprising place, and we all have some amount of narcissistic characteristics. This is normal. What is not normal, however, is…

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Why Conditional Love Is So Common & 6 Hidden Reasons Behind It

Love comes in many forms, but there’s a focus on two common types: conditional and unconditional one. 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…

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6 Subtle Signs of Emotional Abuse in Marriage You Should Never Ignore

Abuse is not just about physical attacks. It can also include emotional abuse. Emotional abuse in marriage is often pushed aside as normal. Most people on this planet have endured some sort of abusive behavior in their lifetime. But, I’m not just speaking of physical or sexual abuse. There is another type of abuse that can leave mental scars, and these scars can…

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Warning Signs of Self-Sabotage That May Cost You Happiness and Success

Self-sabotage is often that one thing that stops us from living your dreams. Could you be sabotaging yourself without even knowing? Check out the 10 signs below. Whether you are guilty of self-sabotage or not, most probably, you have a dream life. In your dream life, everything is perfect the way you want them to be. You are working on your dream job.…

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10 Things Helicopter Parents Do to Their Children (Even Adult Children)

Helicopter parents are those moms or dads who take excessive interest in the lives of their children and an overprotective take on their safety. It basically describes a parent who has a tendency to hover over their child… well, like a helicopter at any given moment. Whether it’s to do with school work or experiences, the helicopter parents are the parents who are…

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8 Things Manipulative Women Do To Get What They Want

I am (a) woman, hear me roar, goes a line from the famous song by Helen Reddy. Manipulative women do more than that. They use their charm to get ahead of the pack. Controlling behavior isn't gender exclusive. Note also that not all women use their feminine wiles. That said, what tricks a manipulative woman would be likely to use? What Ιs Manipulative…

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How to Recognize Controlling Behavior in the Early Stages of a Relationship

Are you frightened of offending your partner? Are you unexpectedly quiet and reserved when he or she is around? A manipulative or abusive relationship can run you ragged both physically and emotionally. If you have such a partner, you will want to leave the relationship as early as possible. However, romantic involvement can make you oblivious to controlling behavior. Controlling personalities have ways…

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15 Signs That You Have Controlling Parents and How to Deal with Them

All parents want the best for their children. They want their young ones to turn out to be upstanding, knowledgeable adults who contribute to society. Some parents, believing that their adult children are too inexperienced to make decisions, pull all stops to manage their lives. They inadvertently become "monster parents".  Many of them interfere with their children's activities and relationships. Others become pushy…

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5 Tips to Conquer Anxiety and Regain Control of Your Life

I will be the first one to admit that at times, I will let a situation overwhelm me and, therefore, steer my response. I did this for a while, and I am not proud of it. Jumping from one mood to the next simply because at times, I could hardly see the bend on the path in front of me. Well, that is…

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