Wednesday October 1st 2014

‘Mind Games’ Archives

5 Common Signs A Man Or Woman Is Playing You

5 Common Signs A Man Or Woman Is Playing You

Question: I met him on one of my business trips. I’m 43, he’s 34. The chemistry was instant and strong. He asked for my number and he immediately called me. Soon after that we started seeing each other every other every, spending some nights at my place and some nights at his. We both have very busy lives but we always found time to be with [...]

8 Simple Rules For Contacting Your Ex

8 Simple Rules For Contacting Your Ex

When trying to get your ex back, acting aggressive, needy, pushy, angry or irrational, especially at the onset of the process is usually unwise: emotions flare up, problems multiply and smaller problems become much larger problems. What may have been manageable at the beginning becomes much more intractable. Below are 8 rules for contacting [...]

4 Steps – Maintaining Contact Without Scaring Off Your Ex (Pt. 2)

4 Steps – Maintaining Contact Without Scaring Off Your Ex (Pt. 2)

In Part 1 (I highly recommend you read it before continuing to Pt. 2), I explained that: 1. There is nothing wrong with wanting to contact your ex, or even wanting to spend time with him/her. 2. What scares off an ex who still wants to be in contact with you is NOT that you are contacting him/her. What scares your ex is the unhealthy and [...]

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 [...]

Why Experts Are Wrong About Giving Your Ex Space

Why Experts Are Wrong About Giving Your Ex Space

Question: Yangki, I've read many of your articles and you seem to advocate not giving your ex space. Why is that? Almost all experts say giving someone space is healthy for all relationships. I just wonder what you base your advice on? The Love Doctor's Answer: If you read my articles more carefully, you will actually see that I'm all for [...]

Can I Get Back Someone I Casually Dated?

Can I Get Back Someone I Casually Dated?

Question: If you are dating someone for 2 months and then she decides to end things, could this be considered a "break up" ?  We had sex, if that makes any difference. The Love Doctor's Answer: Good question. Now... let's get "sex" out of the way first... (; Some 40 or so years ago, the moment you had sex with someone, you were officially [...]

How to Make A Commitment Phobe Want Commit

How to Make A Commitment Phobe Want Commit

Many relationships today end because one person wants commitment and the other is afraid to commit. The one who wants commitment is left feeling unwanted while the one who is afraid of commitment goes from one relationship to another and even keeps on leaving and returning to relationships with an ex because he or she won't commit to a long-term [...]

Sexual Healing — Making Peace With Our Sexed Being

Sexual Healing — Making Peace With Our Sexed Being

Our present obsession with "holy" bonking (ooops... sorry, Sacred Sex) has become yet another obsession that borders the absurd. In our frantic effort to justify why we should have more sex (with some emotion) in our lives, we've managed yet again to climb to another level of hypocrisy. As if it is not enough that many people secretly enjoy [...]

Feeling Like You’re In The Friend-Zone With Your Ex

Feeling Like You’re In The Friend-Zone With Your Ex

Question: Yangki, my ex and I have been in contact for the last one and half months. We text 3 - 4 times a week, we connect and our conversations are great most of the time. I'm happy about where things are now but I can't shake off the feeling that I may be in the friend zone. She broke up with me because she did not feel loved and that I did not [...]

How To Respond To Your Ex’s “No Contact” Rule

How To Respond To Your Ex’s “No Contact” Rule

You decided to end a relationship that was not meeting your needs, was emotionally suffocating, deeply troubled (too many arguments and fights) or simply moving too fast in terms of the level of closeness or commitment you are comfortable with, and the next thing you know - your ex has completely cut you off. They unfriended you, blocked you, [...]

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