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Love is a variety of different feelings, states, and attitudes that ranges from interpersonal affection (“I love my mother”) to pleasure (“I loved that meal”). It can refer to an emotion of a strong attraction and personal attachment. It can also be a virtue representing human kindness, compassion, and affection—”the unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another”. It may also describe compassionate and affectionate actions towards other humans, one’s self or animals.

Signs of Anxious Attachment Style and How It Damages Your Relationships

By |2018-09-12T22:52:51+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our attachment style affects everything from our choice of partner to our behavior within relationships. Anxious attachment style is just one attachment style but research suggests it is particularly damaging one. Before we go on, let’s have a quick recap of Attachment Theory. Psychologist John Bowlby coined the term Attachment Theory and used it to explain that children need to bond with a primary caregiver. If this caregiver does not respond in a nurturing way we form certain kinds of attachments. Anxious attachment style is one

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12 Relationship Goals That Help You Evolve as a Couple

By |2018-09-11T20:07:49+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

It’s true to say that the majority of us rate relationships as one of our top priorities in life. Having said that it’s surprising just how little effort we put into maintaining them. This is where working towards relationship goals can help. Relationship goals can help whether you are in a short-term relationship, married or you’ve just started dating. Consider other parts of your life. Just think of the hours spent on hobbies, work, children, your friends, and even social media? What would happen if

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Why Silent Treatment in a Relationship Is Damaging and How to Deal with It

By |2018-09-03T20:35:48+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hands up who has given their partner the silent treatment in a relationship? Now let’s have another show of hands for all those that didn’t think it caused their partners any real pain? Would you be surprised to learn that silent treatment in a relationship causes actual physical pain? This is because ignoring someone activates the same area of the brain that responds to physical pain. This area is the anterior cingulate cortex or the ACC. The ACC is involved in many complex human processes.

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Why Do People Cheat on Their Loved Ones? 8 Psychological Reasons

By |2018-08-28T21:49:34+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Why do people cheat? You might think the answer is obvious. Surely a lack of love for a partner must rank in the top spot. But psychologists have identified other reasons for cheating. And some might surprise you. There are various studies that research why people cheat. They range from personality, circumstances to low self-esteem and even anger. So why do people cheat on their partners? Here are 8 Psychological Reasons that address 'Why Do People Cheat'? 1. A lack of love One of the main

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7 Ways a Man in Love Behaves Differently Than a Woman in Love

By |2018-08-27T20:23:04+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

I bet you have often wondered why a man in love is so different than a woman in love. There are some good reasons why the behavior varies between the sexes. This is not just an opinion, but even researchers have scientifically demonstrated that a man in love acts differently than a woman in love. Firstly, when a man falls in love with you is because he knows that he can be himself around you. He falls in love with you because he feels his

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How to Make People like you With These 15 Psychological Hacks

By |2018-08-06T22:35:01+00:00August 4th, 2018|Categories: Life Hacks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you want to know how to make people like you? If so, did you know that scientists have researched this very subject and found psychological reasons why we naturally gravitate to some and not others? Some of their findings you might not have heard of and have fancy names like spontaneous trait transference. Others are more familiar like mirroring body language. So would you know how to make people like you? Here are 15 psychological hacks that will help you learn how to make

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7 Causes of Feeling Unwanted Which Have Roots in Your Childhood

By |2018-07-21T20:42:39+00:00July 21st, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re feeling unwanted, it could be more than moodiness. These feelings could derive from a childhood event thought to be long forgotten. Feeling unwanted doesn't always come from being loved incorrectly. Sometimes feeling unwanted or unloved comes from the inability to feel love. Sometimes it stems from unhealthy social interactions or feelings of incompetence. There are so many reasons why a person would feel unwanted, and sometimes it comes from as far back as childhood. Root causes of unwanted feelings For some people, no

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How to Break up With Someone you Love and How to Know When it’s Necessary

By |2018-06-12T19:36:35+00:00June 12th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Learning how to break up with someone you love can be a difficult task. It’s never easy to leave who you thought was your soul mate. I’ve been in many relationships, and I’ve been dumped and I’ve done the dumping. It’s never easy either way. In fact, one time when I broke up with a guy, I cried and he didn’t. How strange, huh? Well, I think the hardest thing to do is learn how to break up with someone you love, someone who you

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