Sunday July 5th 2015

‘Healthy Attachment’ Archives

5 Tips On Breaking Up Amicably

5 Tips On Breaking Up Amicably

Amicable break-ups where there are no lingering resentments are rare, but they do happen. Here are some quick tips on how to have one. 1. Plan time to have the break-up talk. If possible, do it over a period of time to allow both of you to process your feelings, ask all the questions you may have, and say your goodbyes. 2. Be open and [...]

8 Simple Rules For Dating Your Ex

8 Simple Rules For Dating Your Ex

Dating your ex again isn't the same as dating someone new. You have a romantic history together and that changes the whole dynamics of approaching, asking for a date and entering into a relationship. One of the hardest things to do is figuring out which behaviours are proper and which are potentially damaging. Here are 8 simple rules that can [...]

Increasing Likeability Without Losing Yourself

Increasing Likeability Without Losing Yourself

I think it's safe to say that we're so interconnected that we need each other to survive. But just how much have we given thought to what this really means? How much do we need others? How much do they need us? Why do we even have relationships? The times I've had people tell me I am acting like "I don't need anyone/others" or called me the [...]

How Can I Make Her Feel Like She’s Chasing Me?

How Can I Make Her Feel Like She’s Chasing Me?

Question: I've been going out with this woman for 3 months now. She told me she wants what she can't have and that she loves to chase. She asked me to make her chase me more. I find this quite hard to do seeing that I already have her and she knows in the end she will still have me. I hope that makes sense. What can I do to make her feel like [...]

What Does She Mean By She Wants Me To Lead?

What Does She Mean By She Wants Me To Lead?

Question: My girlfriend of 2 years told me that she loves me but does not want a relationship with me because to her I don't fit the bill for what she wants in a guy. She says I’m intelligent, hard working, funny, have a kind, romantic and very loving and she loves all that about me but says I’m just not strong enough for her. She says she can [...]

Help! My Ex Is Afraid Of Getting Close To Anyone

Help! My Ex Is Afraid Of Getting Close To Anyone

Question: Yangki, my ex is emotionally damaged and afraid to get close to anyone. She had a rough childhood with an alcoholic mother and father who wasn't around. When she started pushing me away, she said she was scared I'd leave her. I told her I love her and wanted to spend the rest of my life with her. But then I found out she was seeing [...]

Does Acting Aloof Make You More Attractive?

Does Acting Aloof Make You More Attractive?

Question: I’ve been with a guy for a year and a few months. He’s very sweet and charming but can also be so cold and distant to a point where I resent him because then I want him so bad. This is when I do everything I know how to draw him closer but when he responds, I lose interest and start acting cold and aloof. He then becomes more [...]

Toxic Niceness — Are You Are Being Played?

Toxic Niceness — Are You Are Being Played?

Have you had someone say very nice things about you and instead of it making you feel "good', you feel really uncomfortable and even feel like throwing up? There's a name for it. Toxic nicenesss. It starts with a flattering compliment, usually telling you what a great individual you are, how different you are from anyone else and how much [...]

That Special Connection You Had With Your Ex

That Special Connection You Had With Your Ex

"We looked into each other's eyes and made a connection" "We had a special connection, it's like we knew each other" "I've never felt anything like this with anyone else" "He/she is like nobody I have ever met" These are some o the words many of my clients use to describe the relationship they had with their ex -- and I believe them [...]

Letting Go So You Can Hold On To Your Relationship

Letting Go So You Can Hold On To Your Relationship

Let go to hold on?! What the... I know... reads like an oxymoron. But this is probably the only thing that'll save your struggling relationship, so please read on... A bird flies and rests on the shoulder of a girl playing in a field. It sings a lovely song. The girl likes the song very much and decides she wants to keep the bird for [...]

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