A low self-esteem can destroy the bond you have with another. The good news is, you can learn how to stop being insecure in a relationship. Believe it or not, insecurities are a big reason why relationships fail. You may not think you’re being insecure, but signs prove different. If you find yourself stressed about whether your mate will leave you or if they are betraying you when you’re not around, then yes, you are insecure about where you stand in the relationship. If you
Learning how to control jealousy in a long distance relationship can be hard. However, it is necessary if you want to make your relationship work. What’s the biggest problem that couples in a long distance relationship face? If you guessed not being able to see each other on a regular basis or pining for one another, you’d be wrong (though those are definitely hard things to handle). No, the biggest issue that couples who are separated by many miles face is, believe it or not,
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
Do you have doubts that your partner is not the one? You may need to evaluate if they are emotionally invested in your relationship. In the following post, we will look at the most common signs to look out for. It's likely that we have all been in a similar situation in the past. You are in a relationship with someone you really like and start to think they might be 'the one'. So, you want to take it further and move into more serious
There are many different kinds of love in the world, so what do we mean when we talk about platonic love or platonic friendship? When we talk about platonic love, we usually mean love between two people that are close but are not romantic. We experience this love all the time with friends and it creates a potentially intense closeness between the two. It can be difficult to toe the line between platonic love and romantic love, as there is almost always an implication of
In this article, we will help you understand some of the qualities of good friends you should be looking for in people around you. This way, you will be sure that you are surrounded by true and good friends. "You can't choose your family, but you can choose your friends" is a phrase I'm sure we are all familiar with. And it ultimately is completely true. Our family is thrust upon us as soon as we are thrust upon the world. We inherit our family.
Trust in a relationship is an essential part of any partnership. But if I asked you what was most important in a relationship you would say, love. Of course, love is important. Loving someone makes us feel connected and valued, so where does trust come into it? According to the Relationships Surveys Indicators 2011, lack of trust is one of the top four reasons for relationship breakdowns. Trust is the starting point and basis from which we can build and grow as couples. If we
If you’re in a healthy relationship, you will know by the characteristics displayed. There are certain traits which define your partnership. In case you didn’t know, perfect relationships do not exist. However, healthy relationships do, and with the right balance, you can have a healthy relationship. Yes, it’s possible to cultivate a great union with your mate. Now pay attention, because a relationship has the ability to make your life better or worse, and that’s the key to understanding what works and what causes problems.