8 Fun Conversation Games for Adults to Help You Break the Ice

There is nothing worse than an awkward silence! Often in social situations where people don’t know each other, it can be difficult to think of conversation games to help break the ice and start the conversation flowing. Likewise, if you are hosting an event that brings people together who haven’t met before, it can be a great idea to have some conversation games…

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5 Instances When Lying in a Relationship Can Lead to a Breakup

Relationships rely on mutual trust and communication. Lying in a relationship or being untruthful can lead to jealousy, doubt, and distrust. There are some things you should absolutely never lie about, which can be particularly damaging to a healthy relationship. Here are the five top things to avoid lying about in your relationship: 1. How you really feel Especially in a new relationship,…

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White Knight Syndrome or Why You Attract the Wrong People

Maybe there’s a reason why you’re not finding Mr. Right. Maybe it’s the white knight syndrome which causes you to pick the wrong partner. As I think back on my early adulthood, I remember many times when I rescued partners in relationships. I gave them money, in which they wasted, I gave them 100% of my energy, even though I think they probably…

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Ambivalent Attachment Style: 6 Signs Your Partner Has It

One of the most stressful characteristics of a relationship is the ambivalent attachment style. You’re either hot or cold, and it's irritating. An ambivalent attitude is strange in its attachment style. One moment you are clingy and the next you want nothing to do with your partner. You cannot decide whether you’re accepted or whether you’re being rejected. Let me tell you, it’s…

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What Is Fatuous Love and 6 Signs You Are Experiencing It

Fatuous love is common, more common than you think. You know that crush feeling, well, it’s similar to that. Have you ever been absolutely infatuated with someone? I mean, just like a crush, have you ever had thoughts day in and day out about only this person? If so, you’ve been a victim of fatuous love. This type of love isn’t really true…

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Living Apart Together – A New Approach to Relationships

There’s a new approach to relationships that may seem odd. Living apart together seems to be gaining in popularity. Hey, I’m from the old school, and it never crossed my mind to marry someone and live in different homes, but now, it seems like a viable option. Apparently, living apart together, or LAT, is something people do a lot these days. While I…

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Growing up in a Narcissistic Family Comes with These Effects

You’re not alone if you grew up in a narcissistic family. In fact, many families like this think they’re normal. I really hate the subject of dysfunctional families because it makes me think of all the damage passed down to the children. I lived in a dysfunctional family, maybe not the worst, and maybe not a narcissistic family, but it wasn’t normal, I…

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Why a Good Relationship with Parents Is Really Important

Children don’t want their parents to cross their boundaries, but few of them realize that a good relationship with their parents is crucial. We may not like our parents to have a say in everything we do, but we must form solid relationships with them. We explain why it’s necessary and how to go about doing it. Why a good relationship with your…

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How to Apologize the Right Way with a Science-Backed Strategy

To apologize to someone is not always as simple as saying, ‘I’m sorry’. Sometimes, you have to do more to make things right. Finding the right way to apologize is a challenge We’ve all been in the horrible, guilt-ridden position of having to apologize when things really go wrong. No matter how heartfelt your apology is, the other person may not accept it.…

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How to Deal with Your Angry Teenager and Help Them Cope

"The children now love luxury, they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect to their elders..." Does this sound like something you've said recently about an angry teenager or a quote from a parenting blog? It's actually the words of Socrates spoken nearly 2500 years ago. He's speaking about youth and we can see that issues surrounding them have never changed.…

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