Monday September 15th 2014

‘Healthy Attachment’ Archives

How Do I Know I Have Moved On?

How Do I Know I Have Moved On?

I‘ve been flooded with emails from men and women asking me to explain exactly what learning and moving on entails. Most people seem to recognize that there is definitely a self-destructive pattern in their relationships, a pattern they are stuck in. A few of them have been working to break free from their destructive patterns but now ask, [...]

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 [...]

Why She Doesn’t Want To Talk To You

Why She Doesn’t Want To Talk To You

One of my very favourite pastimes is watch people interact with each other. The other day, I was at a party and saw this really gorgeous woman flash an enticing smile in the direction on a group of guys looking at her as she walked in. A few minutes later, a well-dressed guy, a drink in hand, sauntered over to the woman and said “Hi”. I was [...]

The Right And Wrong Way To Play Hard To Get

The Right And Wrong Way To Play Hard To Get

Playing-hard-to-get is -- without any doubt -- one of the most effective ways of being "cool" in the dating ritual. But not everyone knows how to PLAY. Some men and women play naturally, others have taken time to relearn how to play but the majority of men and women JUST DON'T GET IT! More technically it goes like this: 1. Those who think [...]

Why Do Women Want A Man Who Plays Hard To Get?

Why Do Women Want A Man Who Plays Hard To Get?

Question: Women complain that men do not contact them after a date because they're playing hard to get. But when they find a guy who shows them his true feelings and does not play hard to get they complain that he is too nice because he does not play hard to get.  Most women I've dated start playing hard to get which is frustrating to guys like [...]

Why Women Call And Text Men

Why Women Call And Text Men

There was once a time when men were expected to make the first moves in courtship, but research suggests it is now women who take the lead, relentlessly pursuing lovers with phone calls and texts. A study of mobile phone traffic indicates that women are more intent than men on having a romantic relationship. "It's the first really strong [...]

A Simple Way To Tell Your Ex Still Trusts You

A Simple Way To Tell Your Ex Still Trusts You

Getting back your ex is not as easy as it seems. Getting back an ex who doesn't trust you is even much harder. First of all, you have to earn their trust again, then you have to get them interested in giving the relationship another chance. But that's if you even know that he/she doesn't want you back because he/she doesn't trust you. Most exes [...]

Why He/She Is Avoiding Talking To You

Why He/She Is Avoiding Talking To You

A partner who desires more change is much more likely to pressure the other for a change, while the partner who desires less change is more likely to avoid discussion of the problem or passively withdraw from the interaction. This is according to a recent study by Sarah Holley, SF State assistant professor of psychology who directs the [...]

3 Key Behaviours That Earn Your Ex’s Trust – Pt. 2

3 Key Behaviours That Earn Your Ex’s Trust – Pt. 2

Continued from - Pt. 1 2. Personal Responsibility It's a human tendency to want to explain, defend oneself and set the record straight. We somehow believe that by "clarifying" things, we can get the other person to see things our way, understand why we did what we did, and hopefully want to give the relationship another chance. In a [...]

Does Someone Using “No Contact” Love You?

Does Someone Using “No Contact” Love You?

Anna Wrote: I am a little confused about one part in your article. In one of the paragraphs you say that people who use 'no contact' are not using it because they love you... Yet in the same paragraph you also say that these people are not out to hurt the person they love, which implies that this would be done to a person they love... So then, if [...]

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