Wednesday October 22nd 2014

‘Moving On’ Archives

Just Friends Or One-Way Romantic Attraction?

Just Friends Or One-Way Romantic Attraction?

When one friend admits they are "into" the other, but the other is not "into" them like that, things can get really weird. But they don't have to, says Heidi Reeder, associate professor of communication at Boise State University. Reeder's research team did a study on why some friendships end and others don't after one friend tells the other [...]

My Ex Will Not Respond Should I Move On?

My Ex Will Not Respond Should I Move On?

Anyone who has tried to get back an ex knows too well that this is not something you can achieve with a single action or random number of actions. It takes time, and sometimes it’s one step forward and two backwards. And other times you feel like you’re getting mixed signals. Many tend to give up after just one or two attempts and others [...]

Facts About Rebound Relationships [Will It Last?]

Facts About Rebound Relationships [Will It Last?]

I intend to cover this topic in a few more posts in the coming weeks, but since “rebound relationships” is the theme of the latest comments, I thought it’d help clarify a few things about rebound relationships. What is a rebound relationship? 1) A relationship proceeding a long-term relationship, usually short in duration and used to [...]

Why Men Get Jealous Over Sex & Women Over Emotions

Why Men Get Jealous Over Sex & Women Over Emotions

While it has been noted that women cannot digest emotional infidelity and men fail to accept sexual infidelity, new research has suggested that this difference in jealousy goes beyond gender differences.  The researchers said that such differences have more to do with how two people are attached in a relationship. Research has documented that [...]

10 Top Indicators You’ll Get Back Your Ex

10 Top Indicators You’ll Get Back Your Ex

Question: I bumped into my ex-girlfriend and she’s even more beautiful than when we were dating. We had a mutual breakup so there were no bad feelings between us. She asked me if I wanted to catch up over coffee and I said yes. We just talked about what we have both been up to, laughed at some old time stories and generally had a great [...]

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 [...]

Don’t Ignore Relationship Doubts, Experts Warn

Don’t Ignore Relationship Doubts, Experts Warn

"If you are having doubts about the relationship, just ignoring them may make a difference years down the road," said Matthew Johnson, assistant professor in the U of A Department of Human Ecology. The study, published Novermber 2, 2012 in the journal Family Process, showed that couples who were more confident as they exchanged vows also spent [...]

Rebound Sex Or Revenge Sex?

Rebound Sex Or Revenge Sex?

While having sex to cope with a break-up, get over an ex, or get back at an ex is popular advice given to dumpees, researchers at the University of Missouri point out that it's not always beneficial. Using a longitudinal study, researchers over the course of eight months interviewed 170 college students who had gone through a recent breakup. [...]

3 Things Not To Do When Your Ex Is With Someone Else

3 Things Not To Do When Your Ex Is With Someone Else

There are three common schools of thought on how grabbing back your ex from the jaws of the other man/woman can be accomplished. 1. Give him/her an ultimatum Give him/her three weeks or three months to end the relationship with the other man/woman or you will move on. Ultimatums are usually a very bad idea. Even though your ex might feel [...]

My Ex Says It’s Over – Am I In Denial?

My Ex Says It’s Over – Am I In Denial?

Question: She felt very unhappy in the relationship and left because she needed some space to find her own happiness. A month ago I contacted her and tried to convince her that we can make it work. She said there is just something that feels that we’re not right for each other and she’s so tired and just doesn't have the energy to keep [...]

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