Saturday December 20th 2014

‘Healthy Attachment’ Archives

Will No Contact Make Your Ex Miss You?

Will No Contact Make Your Ex Miss You?

Comment: Yangki, I think that No Contact works if you wait long enough for both you and your ex to remember the good times at the beginning of your relationship, more easily than you remember the bad times at the end. Like John, I acted very needy and desperate at the end and she threatened to report me to the authorities if I didn't stop [...]

3 Reasons Why Being Friends Can Get Back Your Ex

3 Reasons Why Being Friends Can Get Back Your Ex

You've all read it somewhere: "Don't be friends with your ex", and many of you have probably told your ex "we can't be friends" because you think that being friends with your ex will ruin your chances of getting back together. There is truth to all the above statements. Some people are just too toxic together, even as friends. And if you don't [...]

10 Signs Your Boyfriend Or Girlfriend Is Selfish

10 Signs Your Boyfriend Or Girlfriend Is Selfish

Have you ever been out on a date and your date was rude to a service person and even though you were first so strongly attracted to him/her, the attraction suddenly went down a few notches? May be you have an ex who you still have very strong feelings for but you just can’t bring yourself to go back into the relationship because you feel your [...]

59 Ways Men And Women Manipulate Their Partners

59 Ways Men And Women Manipulate Their Partners

I had to include this... just had to! A new study published by the European Journal of Personality, and conducted by Researches from the University of Western Sydney and Singapore Management University has found that the old adage -- treat them mean, keep them keen -- is not just a 1920's old wives' tale. The study identified 59 ways in [...]

Why It’s Taking Too Long To Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 2

Why It’s Taking Too Long To Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 2

Continued from Pt. 1. When you take full responsibility for how you reacted in the past, you are also holding yourself accountable for how you will respond in the future. Those two go together. If you just keep beating yourself up for your past mistakes, and don't do anything to make sure you do not repeat those mistakes, you will find [...]

Men Reveal What Makes A Woman Less Than Ideal

Men Reveal What Makes A Woman Less Than Ideal

According to a survey published in the Mirror, blokes who reckon their partners are ideal are just 67%. The study publisjed November 23, 2012, listed a bad temper and an obsession for cleanliness as some of the major characteristics that make most women less than "ideal".  A dislike of sport, overreacting, criticising driving and an [...]

What To Do When Your Ex Is Playing Mind Games

What To Do When Your Ex Is Playing Mind Games

A client asked me the other day, “What would you do if your ex was playing mind games?” The “Love Coach” in me wanted to go straight to “advice mode” but then I remembered that I wasn’t always a love doctor. There was a time in my life when I did some things that were not so “loving”, and I write about this in my Dating Your [...]

4 Must-Dos Before You Give Up On Your Ex – Pt 1

4 Must-Dos Before You Give Up On Your Ex – Pt 1

I receive so many blog questions, and also work with so many men and women who are in relationships where on an average day, they fluctuate between should I stay or should I go, should I fight for him/her or should I give up. One day they write me telling me they do not think the relationship is going any where, they are not happy, they do not [...]

I’m Losing My Boyfriend – What Should I Do? Pt. 2

I’m Losing My Boyfriend – What Should I Do? Pt. 2

Continues from Pt 1 When we’re threatened with the possibility of losing someone we love, we often don't see the things in front of us including how our own words and actions may be more self-destructing than helpful. This is especially true when you feel like what you worked hard to build (and keep) is slipping through your fingers and [...]

Tips For Giving Him/Her The Space He/She Needs

Tips For Giving Him/Her The Space He/She Needs

    Having enough space or privacy in a relationship is more important for a couple's happiness than having a good sex life, says a resent US study on marriage. So why is space so important in a relationship? "When partners have their own set of interests, friends, and time for self, that makes them happier and less bored," [...]

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