There are so many forms of abuse, and the verbally abusive relationship is one of the most damaging situations. Words truly hurt. Sometimes, I sit around and think about negative words from the past, but I try not to dwell too long there. It can be even more damaging to present situations, good or bad. I was in a verbally abusive relationship, among other things, and it almost killed me. Here’s the thing, there were times that I tried to convince myself that I was
It’s hard to gain relationship closure. In fact, it can be one of the most difficult things you may ever do. The strange thing about relationship closure is that it sometimes comes long after the relationship is over, and yet, sometimes, even before it ends. The truth is, you can usually see where your relationship is headed, and you just don’t know what to do or what to feel. You know when it’s time to move on, but you just don’t know how to make
When you meet a kindred spirit, you will experience a rare connection. Similar interests and standards will be a few of the indicators. I’ve met a few people who’ve felt like kindred spirits to me. It was strange in a way at first because the connection was strong, so strong it was hard to believe. Have I been wrong about some of these people? I think so, but not all of them. In fact, most of them were platonic relationships and even groups of people.
Looking for some fun date ideas for your beloved introvert? Good news, we’ve got you covered. Dating an introvert can sometimes be tricky business. For introverts, the idea of going out and spending time around lots of people can feel exhausting. Most of the time, they tend to prefer staying in rather than going out. This can be fun at first, but you don’t always want to spend time indoors. Striking the right balance between low-key but outdoor activities is the key to finding fun
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 –
To leave an abusive relationship is an intense challenge, at the least. There are hundreds of misconceptions floating around about abusive relationships. Many people don’t make vital distinctions relevant to the types of abuse, the dynamics between the abuse and the victim or the trauma and healing processes that accompany the abuse. Leaving an abusive relationship is one of the hardest things a person might have to do in their lives. This is especially true in cases of long-term relationships or marriages, or where the
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
What is the red string of fate? How does this belief govern who we are supposed to love? Fate, it seems, has spoken. The belief referred to as the red string of fate, comes from an ancient Asian myth. The legend states that a red string is tied from one partner to the other signifying these two are supposed to be together. At times, this string may become tangled, but it will never be broken. It seems you are destined to be one with this